1) Our firm does pure
RECRUITING. After receiving detailed information regarding your
current opening, we research, identify, recruit and screen, often over
100 candidates per search. We then select the top candidates to
interview/present to your company. We know this process of personal
networking uncovers the best candidate in the market versus the best
person who responds to an advertisement. (No unqualified /unscreened
newspaper/Monster.Com applicants please!)
2) We are sales
recruiting SPECIALISTS. We do not work any non-sales related
openings. Daily, we concentrate on recruiting high caliber
pharmaceutical/medical sales professionals. We spend 100% of our time
identifying and rating sales talent and we are experts at it. We
understand your company's needs and we act as the candidate's first
exposure to your company. We feel we are best suited to make that
lasting first impression of your company.
3) We are members of
First Interview. Hunkler Search is a member of FIRST INTERVIEW, a
nationwide automated sales networking system of over 400 offices.
Each office is selected on its proven ability in working with national
companies and ethical performance. First Interview has become
and most effective independent sales recruiting network This enables
you national access with one telephone call. Most candidates are
double-screened (often by a local recruiter).
4) We have a
proven performance track record. Have you ever heard of the 80/20
rule? You can get 80% of the results from 20% of the people
(applicable in sales results, customers dollar volume and even
volunteers for school events or neighborhood functions.) We at Hunkler Search Associates have always been top achievers in all that
5) We understand a
“sense of urgency”. We know that in today's economy that time is
money and an open sales territory is lost revenue. Our Clients
continue to realistically challenge us to perform and we do. If your
opening is not urgent or you have not set a specific hire
date………please call us back when you have.
create that favorable first company impression. Hunkler Search
Associates has the skills and professionalism to accurately paint a
realistic picture of your opening. We act as an extension of your
company during the recruiting process who understand all of the job
specifications. Have you ever been turned off by a recruiter
contacting you for the first time? We do our best to not let the
great candidates get away while we are recruiting for your opening.
7) We are honest. We don’t over
promise or oversell. At Hunkler Search Associates we have built a
reputation based on high ethical standards. We are proud career
recruiters and firmly know that many recruiters (80%-?)have a “shady”
reputation. Just remember that we are part of the 20% of successful,
top performing recruiters.
8) We are CPC Certified. This
has nothing to do with accounting. CPC stands for Certified Personnel
Consultant. . This is a coveted symbol of professionalism in the
personnel consulting industry.
Certification is the personnel consulting industry's badge of
confidence. It identifies those individuals who have attained a high
level of expertise and professional competence. Its purpose is to
assure the client and job applicant that the highest ethical and
professional standards will be met in their business relationships
with the Permanent Placement industries.
To the individual who achieves it, certification is the symbol of
pride and accomplishment. To the client, certification is your
assurance that the personnel consultant you are working with met or
surpassed a prescribed set of standards and is a professional in all
aspects of the highly technical field of personnel placement.
The rules about certification are few, but they are significant.
To qualify, an individual must be employed currently in the industry
and have a minimum of two years' experience as a placement
consultant. The designation can only be granted to individuals. No
firm can claim that it is a CPC firm. Upon applying for certification,
candidates must first pass an EEO law exam. This tests for their
knowledge of certain aspects of employment law. Candidates failing
the examination are not certified.
Twice yearly, spring and fall, the written examinations are
administered. University sites at several locations throughout the
country are selected. The examinations are proctored locally and test
papers are sent to an independent psychological testing organization
for its approval before certification can be granted. From start to
finish, the entire process of certification takes the better part of a
What does CPC mean to you? It is your assurance that you are
working with a highly-competent individual in the complex field of
9) We are fun to work with.
"I've known Phil Hunkler personally since 1985 and he is a person
of outstanding character. He excelled both in Sales and Management
outside of the Personnel Industry giving him keen insight into the
qualities and characteristics of outstanding sales performers. As a
Recruiter and Search Firm leader, Phil brings the ability to
understand client wants and needs while finding candidates whose
aspirations mesh well with the potential Employer."
President and Founder Acadia Group
(Former Southwestern Director of Sales)
“Hunkler Search has always provided well qualified, professional
candidates. They take the time to find out exactly what type of
individual you need for your sales team, and focus their search
accordingly. I strongly recommend Hunkler Search Associates for any
Sales Managers looking to strengthen their organization.”
Pharmaceutical District Manager- Charlotte, NC
“I have known and worked with Phil Hunkler and Hunkler Search
Associates since 1998. Phil has been instrumental in helping me hire
phenomenal sales talent. Part of my career advancement (three
promotions in the last four years) is partly due to hiring the right
people. Every sales manager needs to realize just how crucial each and
every potential hire is for the entire organization and for personal
career advancement. Rest assured that Hunkler Search Associates will
give their best effort to bring those "A" candidates to the surface in
a timely manner.”
Manager Field Sales Development
(Fortune 100 company with over 4,000 sales representative
“Always a pleasure to work with such professionals who take their
jobs seriously. Hunkler Search Associates shoots us candidates that
are “dead on”. I will continue to let Hunkler Search Associates be an
asset and recruiting tool for my sales team.”
District Sales Manager, SC
With the pending launch of our new diagnostic product line, we
needed to ramp up fast with solid professional sales representatives
and aggressively attack our target market. Hunkler Search quickly and
accurately assessed the candidate profile I wanted to fill my North
American territory positions and always delivered quality prospects
On more than one occasion I needed to move quickly and asked
Hunkler Search to have several pre-screened candidates ready for
interviewing within 10 to 14 days. Again, they always delivered.
During a three-year period I hired 10 sales representatives through
Hunkler Search and I would rehire every one of them again today.
Having Hunkler Search handle all my recruiting needs added to my
division's productivity and success in achieving our revenue targets.
William T. Thomas
Director of Sales, Americas
IDEXX Laboratories - FED Division (1992-1996)
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