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High tech and high touch : headhunting, technology, and economic transformation

Author: James E Coverdill; William Finlay
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In High Tech and High Touch, James E. Coverdill and William Finlay invite readers into the dynamic world of headhunters, personnel professionals who acquire talent for businesses and other  Read more...

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Coverdill, James E.
High tech and high touch.
Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017020594
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Coverdill; William Finlay
ISBN: 9781501702808 1501702807 9781501702815 1501702815
OCLC Number: 980679326
Description: x, 191 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : headhunting in an era of digital and economic transformation --
Getting clients and job orders : selling search and securing business --
Qualifying candidates and job orders : seeking information, assessing risk, and allocating effort --
Constructing candidates and securing placements : sourcing, qualifying, and brokering deals --
Evolution or revolution? : information technology and social media --
Booms, busts, and changing labor markets : why the great recession did not produce good job candidates --
Being a headhunter : the evolution of an accidental occupations --
Conclusion : what we can learn from headhunters.
Responsibility: James E. Coverdill and William Finlay.

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