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As more organizations use projects to accomplish their business objectives, the global marketplace demand for experienced and skilled project managers has also increased. But marketplace economics often prohibits smaller companies from acquiring the top-talent they need because their budgets cannot support the salaries paid to such project professionals. This article examines recruitment strategies that any type of organization can use to attract and retain the kind of project managers it needs, even when the organization lacks the financial resources to pay its project managers the field's average market rate. In doing so, it discusses an alternative approach to external recruiting, one that focuses on developing current project professionals into top-level projects managers; it explains the recruiting challenges organizations face when they attempt to locate and recruit those project managers with the experience and the skills to manage complex initiatives. Accompanying this article is a sidebar summarizing
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