Engage Energize Evolve

August 15, 2006

Finding the Right Talent

With a 9% conversion rate, and 20% drop out rate, the Harvards' Admissions Committee sure has a lot of valuable insights to offer to recruiting professionals!

The most important lesson there - You may get people on the strength of your brand, but are they the people you "want"? And if they are not, then what have you done to find them?


  • There was this lovely piece research I read in HBR on why hiring Stars is not a great thing...They took the Investment Banking industry as a sample for ease of data collection...it is well worth a read.

    March 2004 issue...check it out!

    By Blogger illusions, at Friday, 18 August, 2006  

Post a Comment

<< Home