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Creating Successful Recruiting and Retention Strategies through Partnerships

Thursday, January 1, 1998


This paper describes three institutions' programs to attract and retain talented information technology staff by creating partnerships between Information Technology, Human Resources, and the academic community. Catherine Lester describes the University of Texas' training program of hiring graduates with a non-technical background and turning them into successful programmers and analysts. Oneida Sylvest explains Texas A&M University's pilot flexible work program and telecommuting options. Lauren Turner describes the partnership between Mount Holyoke College Human Resources and Information Technology departments to address staffing issues.

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