John Goullet is the current DIVERSANT, LLC Principal, and Chairman. He initially worked as a Computer Consultant; afterward as IT recruitment account manager before establishing his IT Recruitment Company in 1994. Mr. Goullet pushed his Info Technologies on studying the corporate environment and the IT staffing requirements of his clients, subsequently harmonizing the work style and qualities of his consultants, and their skill sets to meet the overall client requests.
John Goullet has developed Info Technologies into a respected company, twice cited by Inc. 500 magazine, among the nation’s top private companies. John Goullet earned his Computer Science Master’s degree from Ursinus College, in 1983. He started his career as an IT consultant, and later transitioned into IT staffing. John’s IT recruitment solutions business grew of $30 million in net worth in just five years.
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The idea for DIVERSANT and IT recruitment firm came 24 years ago when John realized that it was a less competitive business. He noticed many had succeeded before him and hoped that he would too. Mr. Gullet begins his day in the gym at 6 am and a leaves office at 6 pm unless he has a dinner appointment. He brings his ideas to life by staying current on the labor markets and the latest technologies in demand. He is excited by high-tech trends and believes the future of DIVERSANT depends on delivering top-notch candidates to their clients.
As an entrepreneur, John advises the best thing to do repeatedly is to emulate top competitors in your industry and their best practices. His growth strategy is to hire the best, make them shareholders and hire many trainees. Empower your youngest hires thru rigorous mentoring and training, and form a habit of accountability and more information click here.
Gullet’s greatest failure was hiring senior sales executives that he did not hold accountable until things got ugly. Business idea tip from John Goullet; any time the federal government enforces new regulations, in your industry, there is a great opportunity, be on the lookout. Best book recommendation to read – Defeating Jihad, The Winnable War, by Sebastian Gorka and what John knows.
As a futurist, John saw growth with others, so he collaborated with Diversant Inc. retaining the leadership of the new merger.