My daylight savings tweet was “A fabulously long day”! It wasn’t much longer when I received a message from one of my followers that said “Amazing right? I wish I had an extra hour for everyday”. I started to think more about what those two tweets meant. Did an extra hour have that much impact on my day and others?
Our squirrel doesn’t have a name (yet) but it does have a persona – confident, an excellent work history, always learning, passionate and above all a positive attitude. We add value and earn our fees by finding our clients a Purple Squirrel, the “elusive candidate,” the hard to find candidate, the candidate that fits that critical role in your organization.
I am one of the lucky ones. I have a career that I absolutely love and am truly passionate about. I work for a great company and my colleagues are talented people that I enjoy seeing every day.
I have been recruiting for 22 years, long enough to remember when fax machines were introduced and how we marveled at its efficiency. Long enough to remember when computers became a mandatory skill and how shocking it was to learn so many people did not have even a basic computer understanding. At that time there was no talent shortage, you only needed print advertising to find candidates.