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Agile Talent by Norm Smallwood, Jon Younger

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Attracting and Welcoming Agile Talent

Orienting External Talent to Your Organization

Chances are that your organization has recently talked with an external expert, perhaps someone with strong cyber security skills to assess whether your systems are fully secure. Your organization needs the help—stories about the impact of stolen customer information have damaged the reputation of companies like Target, The Home Depot, and Citibank. This expert is arguably one of the best, is in high demand, and her daily contract fee is higher than you expected. But she has a reputation for being exceedingly smart, working fast, and coming up with innovative solutions. You are ready to contract with her.

What plans have you made to ensure that the high cost ...

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