The Purple Squirrel: How People Actually Get Jobs: An Interview with Abby Engers and Corbin C

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Thu, 11/30/2023 - 9:00am to 9:30am
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An insider's look at what happens once you've applied for a job

In this episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Abby Engers and and Corbin C about how people actually get jobs.

Abby is the HR manager at Boly:Welch, an employment agency in Portland Oregon. She helps with internal recruiting and does HR consulting for external clients.  Corbin C.   Is a career advisor at Boly:Welch who works with job seekers whom recruiters cannot help.

Topics discussed include:

  • How recruiters evaluate resumes and decide who is a good candidate for a particular position
  • Why employers use employment agencies to help find the right person for the job
  • How sometimes employers don’t know what they are looking for or may have unrealistic expectations about finding the person who matches every job qualification  ( “A Purple Squirrel”)
  • Why AI is not going to replace human job recruiters anytime soon.

 

For more about Abby and Corbin, visit them at  Boly: Welch https://bolywelch.com/

For more episodes of the Imaginary Possible, visit TheImaginaryPossible. com or The ImaginariumAI.com

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