Are overseas graduates worth the paperwork?

April 2009
People Management;4/23/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p40
The article offers advice to an engineering firm regarding its plan to cut back recruitment from outside the European Union (EU) in line with the current recession. Neil Shaw, graduate recruitment manager at Arup, relates that some firms often recruit local workers due to fear and a lack of understanding of the system of getting permits. Shaw emphasizes the value of considering foreign recruitment if the firm wants to get the best talent. Shaw advises the firm to learn more about the Border Agency system of Great Britain.


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