Good Source for Short Term Talent

Good Source for Short Term Talent

We just hired a summer intern from a local MBA program. During the year, we had several projects that we had identified that we wanted to accomplish. But we didn’t have the resources to pull off. We waited until the summer came around then sought out a MBA student whose talents could be applied to the project. So, what’s a good source for short term talent?

Good Source for Short Term Talent

You might think that finding an intern would be difficult. It’s not. We networked with several local universities and they were all interested in placing their students in challenging work environments for the summer. We received 35 resumes from Rice University, half a dozen from Texas A&M University and had meetings with the faculty of St.Thomas University. Everyone of those universities were excited to match us up with candidates. It was a win-win situation.
We interviewed several and finally selected an individual whose talents fit the project. We are excited to finally begin some initiatives that we have been holding off on for six months or more.
If you have a project that you don’t have the resources to devote to I would recommend contacting the various MBA schools in your area. I know that there were more available students than I could handle. In fact, we are going to spend an effort to develop a closer relationship with the universities going forward.
Good Source for Short Term Talent


CPA’s are Specialized

The Difference in CPAs Looking back at my career I don’t know how many times I have introduced myself to someone and they ask, “Are you a CPA?” and I say yes. Then they tell me “you must be very busy with tax season” and I look at them with a bit of awe and

Read More »

How to Improve Your Resume

The concept of resumes might seem difficult to grasp at times. After all, you’re set with the task of conveying all of your life’s accomplishments and skills in a single sheet of paper. Creating a good resume is an essential skill necessary to be successful in the workforce. A good resume can be the difference

Read More »

Buyer Bargaining Power (one of Porter’s Five Forces)

See also: Porter’s Five Forces of Competition Threat of New Entrants Intensity of Rivalry Threat of Substitutes Supplier Power Supplier Power Analysis Buyer Power Definition Porter’s Five Forces of buyer bargaining power refers to the pressure consumers can exert on businesses to get them to provide higher quality products, better customer service, and lower prices.

Read More »


Financial Leadership Workshop

MARCH 28TH-31ST 2022

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


Strategic CFO™ Financial Leadership Workshop
The Art of the CFO®


June 13th - 16th 2022