The television series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, on ABC from 1964 to 1968, was the decade’s longest running science fiction show and introduced life on the nuclear submarine Seaview. There were battles with giant octopi, aliens, other submarines – you get the picture. In the background was the constant ping-ping-ping of the submarine’s radar, always looking for something. As viewers, we got to find out what they would discover –we knew there was something out there.
When it comes to career opportunities or needs for future quality talent, we all would like to know what or who is out there – the position or talent that awaits us when the need arises. For most we wait for the need to be identified before we start looking for that right job or the perfect candidate. When in reality it is the Relationships we create Ahead of Demand that Accelerate Results when we need them.
Some reading this are currently working or have full staffs while others are desperately seeking work or filtering a tsunami of talent in an effort to fill just a few opportunities. Whatever your case is, focus on executing strategies that create the right relationships today so you can accelerate results when you need them in the future. Over the next few weeks we will explore real world initiatives and best practices you can execute to insure you hear the ping-ping-ping of your own R.A.D.A.R. and can feel confident you are prepared for your next opportunity or quality talent hire ahead of the actual need…after our recent economic condition it’s best to get ahead and know what’s out there.