Jenny Chan 陳詠欣
Feb 24, 2015

Give talent some space: Media360Summit

The media business is shooting itself in the foot by putting unreasonable demands on its employees, according to an industry lawyer.

Human approach: Kurnit believes companies should be realistic about the movement of talent and not attempt to restrain it

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Rick Kurnit, partner of advertising, marketing, IP and employment at Frankfurt Kurnit, a New York media law firm, explained the intricacies of hiring and firing talent and why placing too many restrictions on individuals is bad for the industry as a whole.

From the hirer’s perspective, excessive non-compete clauses will poison the development of coveted talent, Kurnit noted. Hirers should carefully weigh...

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