When you work some place you like, sometimes the most difficult path to promotion is the people who already hold the position and have no desire to vacate it.
I read an article recently that said Google was expanding a nearby campus in order to nearly double the number of staff they have in the region. This campus is too far away from me (I love my commute and I believe in the work of our organization, so I'm not ready to go anywhere) but there are a lot of people in my organization who live up that way. (Their commute must be quite unpleasant.)
So I began to wonder - what if I could get them to go work for Google. And suddenly this evil idea I would never actually do (and you shouldn't either) formed:
Become their headhunter.
Technology would make it so stinking easy.
Step 1: Create an email address that would be theirs and seem professional but personal. Like firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 2: Go to LinkedIn and get a copy of their résumé.
Step 3: Identify jobs and apply (or point to their LinkedIn.)
Step 4: Set-up Gmail to start forwarding the emails directly to them.
They might get some rejection notices, but if people start calling or getting emails asking them for follow-up information, they might just consider the offer if it's a good fit.
Again: you should not actually try this.
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