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From: Rohit Khare [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
After wading through an hour of video from WEF99 in Davos, there was one
unscripted tidbit from Bill Gates: he's really keen on "making sure we're
serving those professors".
In particular, cue exactly 1 hour into:
Then, just before question, Chad asked Bill how he recruits. The session
goes something like:
C: Do you have any unique methods or recruiting?
BillG: Well a huge percentage of our new hiring is people right out of
university - -so having personal relationships with the key professors in
the leading schools and making sure we're serving those professors, tracking
attitudes towards our company -- particularly when there's a dip, when we're
not getting as many people out of that institution - we want to know what
are we doing wrong there, what do we have to beef up? So it's going to the
strong universities, that's been a huge benefit for us, and that works
[So, I wonder what the bribery budget is like this year... I know some
Caltech people made off well with Adam :-)]
[one presume's he's referring to NT educational licenses]