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Did You Know: Purple Squirrel

purple-squirrelIn the staffing industry, we identify with something (or better yet, someone) known as the Purple Squirrel.


What is a purple squirrel? It’s that elusive perfect candidate – the one with just the right amount of experience, education, skills and qualifications paired with the perfect personality for a complicated and varied job description. They require no training to start because they know exactly what to do.


The thing is, people have actually seen purple squirrels in the wild…and sometimes in their office for an interview!


Have you experienced the purple squirrel?