“Purple Squirrel” is a recruiter’s term for that elusive candidate with exactly the right qualifications and experience to match the client’s needs. The term is synonymous with the term “ideal candidate.”
The Purple Squirrel may seem to be a mythical creature, but you’ll know one when you see it. This is the person that others look to for inspiration and leadership. He or she is the problem solver. Better yet, this is the one person who can prevent problems from happening.
A Purple Squirrel is a new employee who will blend seamlessly into your culture, come up to speed quickly, and stick with you for the long haul. These are the employees who will make your business thrive. If only it were easy to pick a Purple Squirrel from stacks of resumes! But the true Purple Squirrel is difficult to capture.
In a veritable sea of jobseekers, how can you find and land the Purple Squirrel?
Our approach is detailed and methodical, but flexible and personalized. We’ll find a Purple Squirrel specific to your habitat, someone who both blends in and stands out, and who will become a key player in the future growth and success of your company.