TITLE

Management talent battle heating up

AUTHOR(S)
Friedman, Sam
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/3/98, Vol. 102 Issue 31, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on management talent as the biggest problem facing insurers in the United States. Competition for skilled managers; Factors making the need for quality, multi-skilled management talent more acute; Recruitment as a full-time proposition and not limited to when an opening needs to be filled.
ACCESSION #
949596

 

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