The synergy – or lack of synergy – between a person and a job can be mysterious and difficult to explain. When two candidates look similar on paper, why is one successful in a role and another not?
In recruitment, a purple squirrel is someone who has the right education, set of experience and range of qualifications to fit a job’s requirements. Sounds pretty perfect, so why doesn’t it work?
During my 1st week here Jo wrote a blog focusing on how long someone can keep up their best behaviour in their new role and she questioned how long it would be before the team here saw the real me?