Entrepreneur John Goullet is currently principal of DIVERSANT, LLC, an IT staff augmentation firm. After graduating from Ursinus College, Goullet started with Computer Sciences Corporation in Lyndhurst, New Jersey before moving on to a position in the Constell Group. Additionally, working at 3d Information Services and Tsr Consultants gave Goullet a comprehensive background in IT staffing from both as a consultant and working for staffing firms and read full article.
With his experience, Goullet decided to open his own staff augmentation firm called Info Technologies, which served Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Info Technologies grew rapidly, however, Goullet reached a point in 2010 where he could not take the company any further. At this point, Goullet decided to merge his company with his friend Gene Waddy’s IT staffing company, creating a new company, DIVERSANT, LLC.
When interviewed by Ideamensch, John Goullet mentioned that he makes it a point to keep up with the labor market, especially where it concerns technology professionals. A shortage of men and women with a particular skill set represents an opportunity for DIVERSANT, if they are able to find the candidates to fill the empty positions in their client’s organizations and learn more about John.
Goullet explained Info Technologies and DIVERSANT’s success depends on having the best people as sales associates to drum up new business. Goullet’s tip was to empower experienced sales associates and at the same time hold them accountable. Training and mentoring are important, according to Goullet, who said that if he has a chance to correct a past mistake, he would invest more money in training.