SOURCE: Blue Chip Expert

July 18, 2007 16:49 ET

Dr. John Boudreau, Author and Champion of Talent Supply Chain Management, Joins Blue Chip Expert's Board of Directors

SILICON VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - July 18, 2007) - Blue Chip Expert, the premier online job site for top-tier professionals, announced the appointment of Dr. John Boudreau to its Board of Directors. Dr. Boudreau is recognized worldwide for breakthrough research on the bridge between superior human capital, talent and sustainable competitive advantage.

"John brings a tremendous perspective as a Board member of Blue Chip Expert. His work on bringing Supply Chain Management theory to the identification and sourcing of professional talent complements our business model of delivering top-talent, quickly and efficiently, to companies in need," noted Scott Langmack, CEO of Blue Chip Expert.

Dr. Boudreau is professor of management and organization at USC's Marshall School of Business and the research director at USC's Center for Effective Organizations. He has recently released a new book, "Beyond HR: The New Science of Human Capital," co-authored with Peter Ramstad, published by the Harvard Business School Press. Some of Boudreau's other works include the best-selling textbook "Human Resource Management," published in multiple languages worldwide. His research noted above received the Academy of Management's New Concept and Human Resource Scholarly Contribution awards. He consults extensively with clients such as Baxter, Corning, Electronic Arts, Hewlett-Packard, Novartis, the U.S. Navy, and others. Prior to joining USC, he was Professor and Director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies at Cornell University.

"Blue Chip Expert's model of leveraging the premier professional organizations and social networking to identify and aggregate top-tier professionals is like no other. When matched with the ability for companies to develop a pipeline of top talent for hard to find roles, they are taking talent sourcing to a new level. I look forward to being an active Board member and helping them succeed."

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Founded in 2005, Blue Chip Expert is the premier talent source representing tens of thousands of professionals from top companies and universities. Blue Chip Expert matches the top caliber professionals with companies around the world, in a quick and cost effective manner, by leveraging Blue Chip Expert's patented search technology. Blue Chip Expert, an invitation-only site, sets itself apart from the competition as it offers an exclusive community and creates precise professional connections based on personal service. For more information, visit us at www.BlueChipExpert.com

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