6 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Upswing

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Snap up talent on the cheap

Because of record layoffs, the job market is flooded with qualified applicants. Take this opportunity to hire talented employees at a discount. Whether you are looking for an experienced M.B.A. to join your executive team, or an enterprising college intern to add perspective and fresh ideas, all kinds of potential hires are looking for employment, and are willing to be put to work for less than you might expect.