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KKenner commented on George Easton's group 'Recruiters Looking For Splits'
"Hi all, Hi all,it has been a long time since I visited the group. I am open to your assignments, if you need some assistance, just let me know! I have strength in Corporate/Executive positions, Marketing, HR, Training & Development, Legal,…"
Apr 3
KKenner commented on Tom Mazzulla's group 'Virtual Recruiters Network'
"Hi all,it has been a long time since I visited the group. I am open to your assignments, if you need some assistance.  In the meantime, I have a group question. Do you use Skype? or something along those lines, or do you just stick to the…"
Apr 3
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Apr 10, 2013
KKenner commented on Amy Ala's blog post 'Resigning My Position As Career Coach of the Universe'
"oh no...We need Career Coaches! lol.. I once worked for a very popular employer in my market, and when people found out I worked there...Ohhh..let me send you my mom's resume, she needs a job, or my sisters, or...well you get the idea.  I…"
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KKenner replied to Noel Cocca's discussion 'So, how long have you actually been recruiting?'
"For me, in the 80's. We were opening new stores (for Target, then later TJ Maxx, and BCF).  We would literally "go shopping" for our store managers in Department stores, like Buffums, Bullocks, May Co, and Orbachs.  Anyone…"
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Apr 3, 2013
KKenner commented on Tony Hogeveen's blog post 'Why Your Resume Objective Can be an Instant Fail'
"Tony, I agree with Sandra. For example, I would add, a career changer(they have been a RN, and now they are seeking more Administrative roles, etc), or something highly technical. Otherwise, I would rather see, and so would the hiring managers, a…"
Apr 3, 2013
KKenner commented on Will Thomson's blog post 'Wait'
"Wow! Will,  thank you for the walk down memory lane! I am just a tad older, so I started with records, and I too remember trying to record them on to blank casettes and the song's from the radio. Now our Iphones have this cool app where…"
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Mar 28, 2013
KKenner commented on George Easton's group 'Recruiters Looking For Splits'
"15+ yr. exp., California based, but can/have done national recruiting(including HI). I am open to helping you source your candidates(Splits), specializing in IT, HR, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Sales and Operations.  kksggl@gmail.com."
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KKenner commented on Amy Ala's blog post 'Remote Work Done Right'
"Amy, you go girl!  I haven't had the opportunity to work in my jammies either. I have a little one I need to get off to school, so when working remotely, it was how I got my day started. Got up, got dressed, got busy. Even when I had the…"
Mar 28, 2013
KKenner commented on HRNasty's blog post 'Forget the candidate experience, think recruiter experience'
"Wowzers HR N...wowzers. You are a great story teller, and this a a great story to read/tell. This is the kind of stuff that reminds us why we do what we do!  Thank you."
Mar 28, 2013
KKenner commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"@Darin, and @Tiffany, and...Lucky me, I don't work in that company any more, where Darin is correct, we weren't really recruiting, we were administrators. @ Tiffany, I agree. Our job is to make sure the Hiring Manager has the best/top…"
Mar 28, 2013

Profile Information

Name
Kimberly
Job Title
Recruiting Manager
Company
Ethos HCS
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate Talent Acquisition
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries, Services
How many employees in your company?
>5000
College/University
CSULB
Are you interested in split placements?
Yes
Which conferences do you plan to attend in the next year?
RecruitFest, SHRM
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking, Referrals between friends, Very targeted/niche, Invitation only
What recruiting tools can you not live without?
LinkedIn, Google!! and of course the telephone.
What do you like best about RecruitingBlogs.com...
The ability to share information and sometimes just plain venting.
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http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/1079893/k_kenner.html
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http://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlykenner

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When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?

Posted on March 26, 2013 at 12:25pm 56 Comments

Some days, don't you wish you could just say it out loud?  When the company business is hopping, and things get hyper busy, time becomes a rare commodity. Time is golden. One day, I had one of those candidates that was extremely persistant (I have caller ID, they really did call 4-5 times in one day), and it took alot of energy not to respond in a fashion that would have probably cause trouble with my boss.  Let me…

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At 11:46am on January 18, 2013, Tiffany Branch said…

Thanks! I try hard to represent for us corporate folks. I find that most Corporate Recruiters operate in a similar fashion, when it comes to sourcing, as 3rd party. It's usually when an HR Manager is recruiting in addition to their other duties, where3rd party recruiter "complaints" tend to be valid. When I was a Generalist, it was hard balancing the two and recruiting oftentimes took a back seat to employee relations issues, etc.

 

I know at some companies I worked with, they wouldn't consider hiring a "headhunter" for a corporate role. LOL

 
 
 

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