Uma Gupta writes about entry-level technical talent

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Uma Gupta’s views on how best was recently published in the prestigious CIO.com magazine. Uma Gupta writes”

To find talent, you must create, invest in and nurture it; you must be willing to assume the risk that the talent you grow and nurture may sometimes benefit others, even your competitors. Still, companies that take a broader view of talent acquisition benefit in the long run. It is a law of nature: The more you give, the more you receive. The idea that the primary function of hiring managers is simply one of matchmaking—that is, finding the right person for the right job—is antiquated. Instead, forward-looking companies understand that talent acquisition also entails participating in the development of talent, particularly for entry-level positions.

Uma Gupta has consulted for Fortune 100 firms and her advice is the same. If you are not innovative in how you hire, how can you expect to be an innovative company? Innovation starts and ends with the talent you hire and hence Uma says be mindful of how you hire. Even more important, Uma says is what you do to attract innovation at the entry level.

Uma Gupta’s full article can be viewed at: http://www.cio.com/article/154051/_Tips_for_Recruiting_Entry_Level_Technical_Talent

Uma Gupta can be reached at (585) 489-4606 or at guptaguma@gmail.com

Uma Gupta writes and consults on talent recruitment and retention. In particular, Uma is experienced at analyzing hiring processes and HR protocols and is an expert on online hiring.

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About Dr. Gupta

Dr. Uma G. Gupta is the Founder and President of STEM.SMART, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the pipeline of U.S students interested in STEM careers. In addition, she is the CEO of PlanetGPA, an international student recruitment services that serves as an extension to the recruitment offices of U.S. universities.

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