Hard-to-Hire Workers Excel

Dutton, Gail
October 2002
Workforce;Oct2002, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p16
Deals with the efforts of electro surgical device Gyrus Medical company to hire people who have been unemployed for a long period of time. Significance of employee training and development; Details on the hiring program of the company; Development of an off-site production line.


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