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Five Reasons Why You Should Hire Someone Just Released from Thomas Nelson

This past Friday was "it" for some really good people in the Service and Ops departments of Thomas Nelson.While this is certainly not the first or the last reduction happening in the wake of the Harper purchase of  Nelson, it is one of the more significant.  If you own a business, manage a business unit for someone else, or know someone who is hiring you should grab one or more of these folks and soon.  Here is why: 1.   This is a shut down of whole departments, not a "thinning of the herd" - Harper has an operations center in Scranton, PA and is shutting down some Nashville support departments. 2.   These people have been carefully vetted prior to Harper's acquisition - During the recession years we executed 6 rounds of staff reductions across all divisions.  Since then the organization has done little hiring in support areas.  Each of the people being released this week were reviewed multiple times and deemed to be the strongest players. 3.   These peopl