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CANDIDATE RESOURCES

Not only do we employ a thorough evaluation process in screening our candidates in order to pair them with the right opportunities, we also help each candidate prepare for success in the interview as well as any career searches they may conduct in the years to come. Kokott, Wood & Associates works with each candidate one on one to provide individualized counsel on career search basics, including effective resume writing and successful interviewing techniques.

Deciphering what potential employers are looking for, coupled with an ability to respond confidently to difficult interview questions, often makes all the difference when it comes to landing a career opportunity. Follow the links below to find articles about topics impacting today's employment searches.

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MBA...the new BA

In today's ultra-competitive job market, job seekers and career-minded executives ready to take that next step must endeavor to stand out from other applicants. Even candidates considering a lateral career move may need to distinguish themselves to avoid taking a step backward in their career.


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TIPS FOR RESUME WRITING

Today's executive and managerial job candidates describe a multitude of experience and qualifications on their resumes. The typical highly qualified senior level candidate often holds multiple degrees, software proficiencies or industry certifications, and anywhere from 15 to 25 years of relevant work experience. In many cases, their resumes demonstrate a career progression originating at entry level roles and progressing up through supervisory and senior positions.


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Kokott, Wood & Associates provide a collection of proprietary articles sharing facts and suggestions modeled around industry trends, corporate cultures, changing markets, as well as tips for interviewing and improving resumes.

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Why Kokott, Wood & Associates

Kokott, Wood & Associates specializes in placements of executives, management, IT, and other professionals in the C- Store and Petroleum Industry. With over 75 years of actual industry experience, our executive search professionals have the knowledge and insight to identify the right candidate to excel within your organization.

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  • Testimonials

    “Now that everyone is settled in, I have a few minutes to say thank you for your assistance in helping me land this position. Prior to my job search, I had never worked with recruiters and didn’t think I would ever need to. As you know, I had my resume with several other companies, but I’m glad your posting worked out for me. For starters, your description of the company, the hiring manager (now my VP), the pay plan and the area were so correct. This really helped us in deciding to pursue this opportunity and was especially helpful when we moved here. It was as we expected (hoped) it to be.

    Thank you so much!

    Wholesale Fuel Manager, Midwest Fuel Wholesaler / Distributor

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    "Klaus carefully orchestrated an action plan geared to differentiating my unique talents from the rest of the crowd. He readily made himself available to offer guidance and conduct thorough mock interviews designed to bring out my personal strengths and value to the hiring company. His focused approach not only helped prepare me for the interview process, but gave me the confidence that I was the right person for the job. Klaus is a top notch recruiter committed to strategically preparing clients for positions he has deemed are a strong fit. He truly cares about the success of his clients and the contributions they will make to the organization."

    Category Manager, Southwest US Retail Company

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    "I wasn't sure of the value of your Retained Search process when you first proposed the concept to me. I can now tell you (and others), it is the only way we'll ever conduct another search. You told me it would save me time, eliminate frustration, and provide me with a selection of 3-5 very qualified Candidates. I was truly impressed with the detail of Candidate information and your qualifying process; it was as if I knew the Candidate before I ever interviewed them. The time you spent with us, learning about our business, our culture and what this key position would be responsible for was time well spent. The most difficult task for us was that of making the final selection... "

    Fred - President/CEO - Retailer - East Coast

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    Having been a part of the recruitment process on both sides of the table I can definitely say that my experience with Kokott, Wood & Associates was a privilege. From the initial stage of describing the role & the company to the final negotiation stage - Kokott, Wood & Associates made sure all parties were well aware of the situation at hand. There wasn't one point in the process where I wondered where things stood and what next step(s) needed to take place. Their ability to communicate their client's expectations, company culture, and need(s) for the role could not have been better. It was a pleasure working with Kokott, Wood, & Associates, and I would highly recommend working with their professional team. I look forward to the next time I deal with them as a client.

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