Competing: For Top Talent

Messmer, Max
July 2000
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p23
Academic Journal
The article presents advice to companies on how to increase the effectiveness of their employee recruitment. Firms seeking to hire entry-level workers can benefit by volunteering their services on college campuses as speakers or mentors. Community outreach presents another opportunity. Participating in local professional associations and welcoming new residents are both good ways of raising a firm's profile. Strategic networking that focuses on a competence particularly sought after can yield dividends.


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