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Recruit or Die: How Any Business Can Beat the Big Guys in the War for YoungTalent

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A guerrilla guide to getting the best college graduates to work for you—without spending like Microsoft, McKinsey, and Goldman Sachs

Recruit or Die is the first practical guide to the entry-level recruiting game—which is very different from other kinds of recruiting and vitally important to every company, large or small.

Traditionally, only large and powerful companies recr
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published August 2nd 2007 by Portfolio Hardcover (first published 2007)
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Sarah
I read this based on a recommendation from Brazen Careerist and I thought it would be interesting to get the insider perspective on my generation in the workforce.

Unfortunately, this book was so heavily aimed at recruiting engineer, software, and finance grads that there was very little relevant for anyone else! Some interesting information and anecdotes, but not what I was expecting to get out of it.
Sophorn
Everyone you meet is a potential prospect. Be nice to everyone you meet. People make mistake by bad judgements, so they lose opportunity.

Small company can beat big ones, if you know how to recruit.
MOHAN KUMAR B
As per the book, it is as if there only 2 /3 great institutions and 2/3 employers, who are great. Looks like an "advertorial" book, sponsored by some select companies.
Jacqueline Greer
I'm quite enjoying the opportunity to get into the minds of the millenials. They have no attention span, and neither do I. Excellent.
Sarah
A great synoposis of how to position your recruiting messages and tactics to recruit Gen Y
Mikedelponte
I used this to recruit summer interns and it worked like a charm.
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