What’s most exciting about revisiting favorite books and movies is finding a new lesson, usually related to something new in my life.
I had a chance to re-view “The Princess Bride” and I got to thinking about the character Inigo Montoya. You know, the swordsman looking for revenge and repeating his catch phrase over and over: “My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father; prepare to die.”
About a year ago I joined Glassdoor as director of corporate and employer communications, and I spend a lot of time thinking about recruiting, employer branding and all things HR. That and my encounter with “The Princess Bride” and Inigo got me thinking about what a great employee he’d make.
I have eight great reasons I would hire Inigo tomorrow (if I needed a swordsman on my staff). First, for those of you who do not remember Inigo, or the Princess Bride, let’s catch up:
Before you read on, a word of caution: The following article contains spoilers. If you have not seen the movie, please stop reading now and go watch it.