Landing the Best Human Resources

Attracting, hiring and retaining talent is imperative to make a company competitive; the methods to achieve this are changing rapidly.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

In most productive sectors there are not enough qualified and experienced professionals. In some industries, such as software development, the lack of personnel is even more critical, making it crucial for companies to adopt staff attraction and retention policies.

Internet is one arena where companies start communicating with potential candidates, by showing their available positions and the advantages of working in them. To attract interested personnel, it is fundamental to plan and execute an adequate presence in blogs and social media.

An article in analyzes how the methods used to attract and retain high-level personnel have changed over the years, providing tips along the way.

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