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High-quality employees were listed as the top contributor to company growth by more than two-thirds of CEOs of North America’s fastest growing companies. But where do they find them?

More than half said they are currently tapping overseas markets for talent, and 55% say they plan to go offshore in the next five years. Jeff Alderton, a principal of Deloitte Consulting, says, “When it comes to talent, supply and demand are out of balance, making employees more like consumers.”

Source: Deloitte & Touche LLP’s 2007 Technology Fast 500 CEO Survey, www.fast500.com.

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