Allison Boyce

About the Author

Allison Boyce is a senior recruiter/global field services at Cloudera. She is a former  international sourcer/recruiter at Guidewire Software.

Guess Who’s Naked?

The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Anderson is about an emperor who hires two swindlers to create a new suit. The emperor presides over a kingdom of prosperity and peace and is pretty concerned about appearances. The swindlers manage to sell him a new suit of invisible material that they claim is…

The Recruiter Who Cried Wolf

Once upon a time there was a recruiter who was bored at his desk and lacking candidates. To amuse himself, he went on to a resume website and typed in a few random keywords to find some lost-sheep candidates. Once he found a few repeat offenders, he called out to all of his…

Recruiters Are Born to Be Lobbyists

Even before “Legally Blonde 2,” I just knew I was born to be a lobbyist. After all, I have the heart of a debater and the dogged belief that I can think my way through anything. Then again, there are strong parallels between lobbyists and headhunters. The best ones are the most persuasive,…