Britain: The Brain Drain

In two months in London, David Zogbaum has managed to become perhaps the least understood and most vociferously criticized American in Britain. London's popular press has excoriated him as a "brain snatcher" and a "head-hunter." British businessmen would feel as comfortable around him as Abdel Nasser might feel around Ben-Gurion. Zogbaum is the British representative of a company called Careers Inc., and a recruiter of talent for some 67 U.S. corporations. His hostile reception by the British is a measure of their concern over the loss of scientific and technical talent to the U.S., summed up fortnight ago by...

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