John W. Ferneborg
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John W. Ferneborg replied to Sandra McCartt's discussion '"I Just Got Fired, Can I Come See You?"'
"Sandra, The firings that are gut-wrenching to watch are the long-time business and family friends nearing the end of their career.  More specifically, people that need one solid job where they can have fun, make an impact and retire gracefully…"
Jan 28, 2013
John W. Ferneborg replied to Sandra McCartt's discussion '"I Just Got Fired, Can I Come See You?"'
"I read a lot on here, but I don't post much.  This put a smile on my face.  Thumbs up Sandra."
Jan 22, 2013
John W. Ferneborg replied to Jacob Share's discussion 'Strangest thing ever sent to you by a job seeker?'
"The gentleman that sent the helmet worked for one of the baseball card companies.  So sport memorabilia was something he had plenty of access to, and in turn used it to his advantage for networking.  He had been given my name as someone he…"
Dec 12, 2011
John W. Ferneborg commented on Frank Zupan's blog post 'So this is social...'
"Delete - it's just a quick and convenient built in feature.  No bridges get burned.  You just never know how stuff can come around full circle, some point down the road... just sayin' "
Dec 11, 2011
John W. Ferneborg replied to Jacob Share's discussion 'Strangest thing ever sent to you by a job seeker?'
"Nicest gift I've received was a full sized New England Patriots Helmet with QB Tom Brady's signature .  The gentleman wasn't even a candidate.  Obviously I gave him an hour on the phone talking about his career and the best…"
Dec 11, 2011
John W. Ferneborg commented on Johnny Campbell's blog post 'Recruiting Communication: Email is dead. Send flowers, pay your respects and move on.'
"I view email as the modern day inbox...  you just need it.  Texts / Twits as the annoying s%*head that stops by the cubicle too much.  As far as communications, I will always use what is most convenient and direct it to the phone if…"
Dec 9, 2011
John W. Ferneborg commented on Johnny Campbell's blog post 'Recruiting Communication: Email is dead. Send flowers, pay your respects and move on.'
"Wow, how can you guys get so down on the fax.  I get wonderful offers for cheap cruses and random insurance quotes.  Mine even can even be used as a backup phone if heaven forbid my desk phone died! btw, email isn't dead, nor close…"
Dec 9, 2011
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Nov 28, 2011
John W. Ferneborg commented on Mark Babbitt's blog post '7 Words I Never Want to See on Your Resume'
"I'll read/skim any decently put together resume that has proper flow, showing career growth.  Just don't send it to me in a COMIC SANS font or it will be deleted."
Nov 24, 2011
John W. Ferneborg replied to Jessica Lunk's discussion 'Recruiting Then and Now - What has changed in the last 30 years?'
"I got in the recruiting business in late 93, but I helped my father with all his technology for his firm while I was in college. 1. Wyse dumb terminals 2. Dot matrix printers with tear off edging.  3. As mentioned, fax paper rolls.  4. DAT…"
Aug 6, 2011
John W. Ferneborg commented on Nick Tubach's blog post 'Your People Are Not Your Most Important Asset!'
"I agree with you Sue... I was reading Dr. Seuss's "Yurtle the Turtle" to my kids last night and it made me think of Hseih's view on employee assets."
Aug 4, 2011
John W. Ferneborg commented on Nick Tubach's blog post 'Your People Are Not Your Most Important Asset!'
"He and the company have done quite well."
Aug 3, 2011
John W. Ferneborg commented on Nick Tubach's blog post 'Your People Are Not Your Most Important Asset!'
"That's an interesting perspective and probably a good sign of the times.  I remember hearing Lee Iacocca quoted as saying "In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits.  Unless…"
Aug 3, 2011
Tom Dimmick left a comment for John W. Ferneborg
"Thank you for the connection John - Tom  "
Aug 2, 2011
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Profile Information

Name
John
Job Title
Managing Partner
Company
FortyWest
Which best describes your profession?
Consultant
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Consumer Goods
How many employees in your company?
<10
Website
http://www.fortywestsearch.com
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/execsearch
Twitter Profile
http://www.twitter.com/fortywest

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At 5:37pm on August 2, 2011, Tom Dimmick said…

Thank you for the connection John - Tom

 

 
 
 

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