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Nine Creative Tips for Poaching Talent

Nine Creative Tips for Poaching Talent

Douglas MacMillan / BusinessWeek

June 05, 2008

5. Lighten Up

Don’t know what tone to take with potential candidates? Try humor. At last year’s Flashforward, a trade event for flash programmers, audience members at certain panel discussions found in their seats a recruiting pitch from irreverent ad agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky: a “Resignation Toolkit,” complete with a form letter of resignation to fill out and hand to their current employer and contacts to set up an interview at the event itself.


Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?