Hiring Successful Professionals: One Process -- Multiple Goals

Posted: 25 Nov 2011

Date Written: November 23, 2011

Abstract

The best hiring practices help professional firms attract successful employees, equip newcomers with critical support networks, increase the firm's diversity and enhance its reputation. This Note delineates how leading firms manage these multiple objectives throughout the entire process of forecasting, sourcing and onboarding top talent. It also expands on potential misalignments that can arise and tradeoffs firms face in building and executing an integrated hiring strategy.

Suggested Citation

Gardner, Heidi K., Hiring Successful Professionals: One Process -- Multiple Goals (November 23, 2011). HBS Case No. 411-028. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1963913

Heidi K. Gardner (Contact Author)

Harvard Law School ( email )

1563 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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