MBA Recruiters Step Up When the Economy Steps Down

Companies get a jump on hiring top talent if they take the long view: Pounce when rivals are holding back

Any good strategist knows the best time to pounce is when your adversary is reeling. With that in mind, the 2008-09 MBA recruiting season should be prime time for recruiters who have been frustrated by hot competition for top MBAs—if they are willing to be smart about it.

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