Monthly Archives: May 2008

Recruitment gets more sophisticated

The National Association of Colleges and Employers recently posted some summary stats on recruiter behavior, costs and trends for this year’s graduating class. Some key details: 1. over the last 10 years, the number of recruits interviewed has dropped 50%, … Continue reading

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Buffalo, NY Faces Good Problems

The growing tech sector in Buffalo, NY is growing. And the need to fill tech positions comes with it.  Firms already struggle to compete with out-of-state corporations who have their recruiting act together, and have to make their hiring requirements … Continue reading

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The Defense Sector Faces the Onset of Brain Drain

It’s not the fact that the US graduates 2.5 times the number of engineers it had in the 1940’s – it’s that the rest of the private sector also needs them. This article from the Baltimore Sun illustrates the challenge … Continue reading

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When talent defines your competitive advantage

The emergence of talent is the head of the looming power of India and China. (And the inequality, or non-employability of offshore talent that relegates them to more menial tasks). In the global sphere, talent is the differentiator for industrial … Continue reading

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The Defense Sector Faces the Onset of Brain Drain

It’s not the fact that the US graduates 2.5 times the number of engineers it had in the 1940’s – it’s that the rest of the private sector also needs them. This article from the Baltimore Sun illustrates the challenge … Continue reading

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South Florida Firms, Large and Small, Consider Moving

The talent crisis is beginning to affect South Florida’s technology nexus. The old debate gets rephrased. Executives complain that universities don’t produce talent. Then when you interview the university presidents, they complain that the companies don’t hire their graduates. New … Continue reading

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