A Quick Introduction To John Goullet
John Goullet is an an entrepreneur and business executive that created Info Technologies in 1994. This was an information technology staffing firm that was one of the nation’s fastest growing firms according to Inc. Magazine. Today, John Goullet serves as a principal or leading executive at the IT staffing firm known as Diversant. The company he founded back in 1994 merged several years ago with another firm to create Diversant which John Goullet now helps run.
Takeaways From John Goullet’s Interview On Ideamensch
One of the questions asked by Ideamensch to John Goullet was where did John get his idea to create a staffing firm for IT needs. Goullet’s response was that while starting out in the business world, Mr. Goullet realized that IT staffing was an easy way to get into business and entrepreneurship. John also said that he saw many others before him have success with business and IT staffing, so he thought why not try to create a staffing company himself and see where it goes.
Ideamensch asked how John Goullet brings his ideas to life. His response was that as an executive at an IT staffing firm, he simply needs to pay attention to the labor markets and understand what is going on there. Goullet says that there is shortage of IT competent individuals in the United States right now. As technologies evolve, there will be a demand for new skills sets and jobs. His role at Diversant is to track these developments and then develop a pipeline which will provide a source of skilled and competent IT professionals that can fulfill these job openings and skill requirements.
Mr. Goullet was asked what trends excite him right now. John answered by saying that the rapid growth and development of new technology is very exciting for him. It also brings his company lots of opportunities. Ideamensch then asked what is one habit of his that makes him more productive. To this John responded by saying productive paranoia. This is the idea that competitors are fast approaching to overtake you in your business. Such an outlook motivates you to try extra hard to succeed and be at the top of your game.