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November 02, 2005

Numbers-- 502,000 people have lost their jobs because of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, with more losses expected from Wilma, the Labor Department said.

Tip of the week: Ways to find qualified workers

A cost-efficient way to identify highly qualified people is to participate in professional organizations and attend seminars/workshops specific to your line of work. Attendees typically tend to be the competition's top performers. Meetings let you showcase your company while keeping tabs on the competition. Even if those in attendance are not job hunting today, circumstances can change rapidly. By consistently participating, you will reap a harvest of potential recruits.

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