Needed: A Few Good Men -- And Women

A recent Business Week article makes recommendations to companies that are having trouble attracting people with the right skills because the company cannot afford to pay what the market demands.

“Once critical-skills needs are determined, advanced analytical techniques, such as predictive modeling, can be used to predict the near- and long-term demand for workers with those skills,” the article recommends.

It also says that companies should make learning a part of work itself and that they find alternative ways to source human capital, “including the creation of fluid, open talent markets that allow hiring managers to sort not only on skill set and experience, but also on strengths, interests, aptitudes, and peer reviews.”

To read the whole story, visit the Website www.businessweek.com/managing/content/oct2010/ca20101029_448246.htm.

A recent Business Week article makes recommendations to companies that are having trouble attracting people with the right skills because the company cannot afford to pay what the market demands.

“Once critical-skills needs are determined, advanced analytical techniques, such as predictive modeling, can be used to predict the near- and long-term demand for workers with those skills,” the article recommends.

It also says that companies should make learning a part of work itself and that they find alternative ways to source human capital, “including the creation of fluid, open talent markets that allow hiring managers to sort not only on skill set and experience, but also on strengths, interests, aptitudes, and peer reviews.”

To read the whole story, visit the Website www.businessweek.com/managing/content/oct2010/ca20101029_448246.htm.

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