Fairwinds Recruiting Blog

 

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Resume Branding Statement Branding Statements. The Essence of Who You Are - I am often asked by candidates to review their resume and provide initial impressions. In a previous blog, I wrote about "The Seven Deadly Sins Of Resume Writing" which discusses the tactical side of a resume such as spelling, grammar, past/present tense, duties vs. responsibilities for job descriptions, etc. In More...
Top 10 Interview Questions Top 10 Questions Job Seekers Should Ask In an Interview - In the quest for that “perfect” next career opportunity, many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions that they forget something very important: They are there to ask questions, too! Asking the right questions at an interview is important for two reasons. First, when done correctly, the questions you ask confirm More...
Fairwinds Blog Arte of the Thank You Note The Power of the Post Interview Thank You Note. How to Seal the Deal! - Writing a solid Thank You Note can be scary business for many candidates. Over the years I've had the opportunity to read tons of Thank You Notes and to provide insights for candidates as to the value of doing so. It's one of those odd things. Add too much detail More...
choosing-the-best-recuiter Don’t Roll the Dice in Selecting a Recruitment Partner [for Hiring Managers] - During 13+ years of recruiting I occasionally find myself cold calling new prospective customers. During “first contact” I usually get a similar response about their experience in working with recruiters in the past. It’s rarely positive and they vary in form, a few examples include: “We've had limited success in More...
maze-1804499_960_720 Seven Deadly Sins of Resume Writing, Tips to Fix -   As a seasoned recruiter I have the opportunity to see and review hundreds, if not thousands of resumes annually.  Good ones and bad ones fly across my desk… okay through my email inbox… but quite frequently.  The ones that tend to get my attention are those that are well thought-out, put More...
Optimize LinkedIn Profile Optimizing your LinkedIn Profile - Found this interesting free eBook about optimizing your LinkedIn Profile to be more visible. As we live in a keyword search world, it makes a lot of sense. For those of you that have completed a resume assessment with me, you'll notice some similar trends.  https://lnkd.in/gwHZnRh    Dan Counts, Founder More...
10 Common Interview Questions 10 Common Job Interview Questions: Answered -   A recent survey from job site Glassdoor.com concluded that more than one in five employees say one of their top resolutions for this year is finding a new job. The question is, are you ready for the interview? According to Forbes.com, below is a list of some of the most More...
entrepreneur-696959_960_720 Contingency Recruiter or In-House Recruiter? - There are not too many companies out there that have not yet worked with a recruiter, headhunter, or executive search firm in the past. The question is, should you consider hiring an in-house recruiter or a contingency recruiter for your company’s staffing needs? A retained recruiter is paid for their More...

Kothari Leadership & Business Advisory provides executive coaching focused on leadership and the achievement of business results. Led by Amit Kothari, they have guided countless business leaders in growing and transforming their organizations including creating and achieving a corporate vision, mergers and acquisitions, post-acquisition integration, corporate turnaround, and restructuring.  Our leaders are typically C-level executives or partners of service organizations, who lead teams of 20 – 1,000 people; essentially stakeholders from employees to customers to investors.

The Hyperion Doctor by Ludovic De Paz a Hyperion Solutions Architect. He built his blog to help clients and fellow consultants with day to day questions they might have and with tips and trick he’s learned during the past few year

EPM Cloud Software As the Enterprise Performance Management space continues to evolve from on-premise software to cloud-solutions, this group ideally intended as a forum for Oracle/Hyperion, SAP BPC, Cognos TM1 professionals to navigate the industry into other technol…