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Wednesday, May 17, 2006

The Battle to Recruit Intellectual Capital

Smart people make smart companies. Though not always true, companies like Google prove the value of this statement. Companies fear Google not just because of the competition but also because Google could easily snag the best employees from their midst.

Businesses are growing right now and they're all competing for the top talent in the industry. Companies are aggressively recruiting to the extent that bidding wars and lawsuits have become a problem.

Everyone wants the high tech stars, so what is a small business to do. Well, our own Joshua Feinberg was interviewed for the article and had this to say, "While high tech startups seeking to innovate have to find the 'best and brightest,' IT consulting businesses and systems integrators have to find tech talent that they can afford. Hiring stars and prima donnas is typically not a good idea. It's usually much more important to find IT talent that is personable, well-organized, able to work well under pressure, resourceful and enjoys hand-holding when it comes to end-user support."

To learn more, read the entire article (link above).

Posted by Computer Consulting 101