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College Recruiting: Go Beyond Career Fairs

Distributors that have been successful in recruiting top talent straight out of school say that the key is to develop ongoing relationships that include guest speaking in classes, internship programs and involvement in student organizations. This article examines the challenges, benefits and best practices in recruiting at the college level. It includes comments from distributors that have seen success in this area, including WinWholesale, Womack Machine Supply and Laird Plastics.

This article includes:

  • How to build awareness among young talent
  • The importance of developing relationships early on
  • Best practices in internships

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