This is going to Hurt!
So, I have agreed to take part in a 46 mile walk from Blackpool to Rochdale tomorrow, with a 4.30am start. It's to raise awareness around suicide prevention and mental health ....a great and worthy cause but my legs are not going to thank me for it.
For my clients outside the UK who are not familiar with Blackpool....think Las Vegas....minus the glamour...and sunshine. (Yep, exciting on all levels!).
Now, speaking of hard tasks, attracting the best talent to your software company is definitely a big one...in a market where senior skills are in high demand but low supply (HDLS).
And the main reason you will struggle to attract the best talent is based on how you recruit.
One 'Head of Global Recruitment' recently admitted to me that his team were "brilliant at recruiting developers and support staff, but not much good at anything above that."
For HDLS roles, contingent recruitment is flawed as there is no loyalty to you as a vendor regarding where the candidate is placed as agencies are working for a heap of clients at the same time and dealing with 'actively looking' candidates.
In-house recruiters have an obvious vested interest and are not seen as independent by candidates. And they don't always have the experience to gain the confidence of more seasoned software vendor talent.
Lastly, advertising does not reach the people who are happy in their work and not actively seeking a move.
Pangaea overcomes all these issues. An exclusive relationship ensures that we are talking to potential, passive candidates who match your exact requirements, solely on your behalf. Dealing purely with software and tech vendors, we have the kudos and network to have the right conversations at the right time.
We offer a cast iron guarantee so there is no risk in using Pangaea for your senior and C-level roles. 65% of our client base is outside the UK and we have a 97% success rate.
Get in touch if you would like to discuss further....I can still make calls whilst in the recovery position ;-).
Until next time,
P.S If you'd like to take a look at this worthy cause click here: