Peace Corps--still recruiting voluntary ambassadors

Sunoo, Brenda Paik
March 1998
Workforce (10928332);Mar1998, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p27
Presents an interview with US Peace Corps' director of human resources Daniel F. Janssen about how the agency continues to recruit its skilled ambassadors. Background of employment with the Peace Corps; Issue that needs to communicated between the country directors and human resources personnel; Impact of technology on the work flow of the Peace Corps. INSET: Vitals..


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