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Articles by Kris Dunn

Missouri’s Football Coach Called a Great Audible

April 9, 2014
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The answer to the University of Missouri's success in 2013 can be found in leadership from its coach, Gary Pinkel. That’s leadership with a small “l,” not a capital “L.”
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The Cynic’s Guide to Creating a Great Place to Work in Five Easy Steps

January 17, 2014
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My rationalization for feeling jaded and cynical every time I see a list like this is simple: I know how hard business is today.
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Be Like Mary Barra: How HR Leaders Can Become CEOs

January 13, 2014
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As much as we want to believe the Mary Barra story says we can become CEOs, it’s only true if we’re brave enough to leave.
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Why Colleges Are Using the Recruitment Firm Option Play in Hiring a New Football Coach

December 19, 2013
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Let's talk about the trend of major college football programs using executive search firms from the business world to land their next head coach.


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Marissa Mayer’s Vision for Innovation Appears to Be Elimination

November 21, 2013
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Among many storylines during Mayer’s first year of running Yahoo, two have captured the attention of HR leaders: eliminate remote workers and deploy forced ranking in performance management.
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Hiring Nerds? Then Prep the Managers

November 11, 2013
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The incumbents in the Miami Dolphins locker collectively said ‘no nerds,’ which, the last time I looked, isn’t a protected class.
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How to Hire 50,000 People in One Day

April 7, 2011
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Start thinking more like a director of sales, monitor the volume in your sales funnel and close candidates quickly—and you’ve got a chance.
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Four HR Skills Critical in Turning Around a Crappy Culture

March 29, 2011
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If creating or fixing a company culture that delivers true employee experience were easy, everyone would be doing it. It’s hard, and it requires the commitment of your C-level executives and HR pros who can do more than process transactions or plan the next company outing.
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Create a Great Place to Work in Four Easy (and Four Hard) Steps

March 18, 2011
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Employees and candidates alike are skeptical of companies that spend money to chase the easy parts of the great place to work award without attempting the hard stuff.
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Four Things to Consider Once Your Company Opens Up Social Media Access

February 3, 2011
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As the percentage of companies allowing access to social networks grows, you need to realize there are strategic things related to social media that you’ll need to figure out as a progressive HR pro.
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