Monthly Archives: June 2008

The Recruit or Die Mindset, and how we’ll solve this problem with labor (globally)

I admire Ian Ybarra’s book, Recruit or Die. It sees things the way they really are at college campuses. I believe that Next Acropolis will solve the problems Ian Ybarra presents. We will give all the quality firms who are … Continue reading

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Creating successes inside a culture of evidence

An article on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s website gives a strong example of operating inside of a ‘culture of evidence.’ In it, a graduate advisor describes listening to graduate students, who often come to her office to tell tales … 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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British Industry Titans Sound Off: Business must cultivate students

The Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland states that if businesses require more science, technology, engineering and science (STEM) graduates, they’ve got to stimulate more students to come into their disciplines. It makes sense that if industries as diverse … 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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Remember: we are niche

During the development of next acropolis I continue to remind myself that our system will be very niche. Right now we are focused entirely on the movement of talented university students from the academic world to the public world, and … Continue reading

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Describing the Future

Recently I have spent a lot of time joining groups on Facebook, and ‘friending’ individuals online who are in the recruiting industry. I have also spent time discussing The Next Acropolis as a product with new high school graduates, who … Continue reading

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