Patty Simmons

Recruiter Info

Name: Patty Simmons Title: HR Recruiter Email: PATTY.SIMMONS@CDK.COM LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/pattysimmons Twitter: @simm_simmons/

Company Info

Company: CDK Global Location: Hoffman Estates Website: www.cdkglobal.com Careers Page: www.cdkjobs.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/cdkglobal Twitter: @cdkglobal Facebook: www.facebook.com/CDKGlobal/


For Job Candidates

Preferred Method To Be Contacted By A Candidate: Email Preferred Process For Following Up On Application: Please apply for opportunities directly at cdkjobs.com Things That Impress You In A Candidate:
  1. Candidates who are prepared and are energetic!
  2. Candidates who do their diligent research and learn the Position as well as researching the company • Know the qualifications and requirements of the job and be prepared to show why you are the best fit for the position.
  3. Candidates who know their Resume and Cover Letter Inside Out
  4. Candidates who are prepared to cite specific examples of accomplishments and how their contribution can help the company solve its problems.
  5. Candidates who: • Think of why he or she are interested in the position and articulate their reasons. • Know the qualifications and requirements of the job and be prepared to show why you are the best fit for the position.
Things Candidates Must Include To Be Considered For Job: Resume, Min. Salary requirements & citizenship status Things That Will Disqualify A Candidate From Getting Considered: Candidates who require employment sponsorship. Candidates with poor job stability (Job hoppers). Poorly written resumes Can Candidates Apply For Multiple Positions And Not Get Penalized?: Yes

Recruiter's Perspective

What's your favorite quote? "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." Eleanor Roosevelt What do you like to do in your free time? Watching Reality TV and Working out In a sentence, why do you enjoy working at your company? CDK is a place of creativity and ideas! We celebrate ideas and put them into practice In a sentence, how does your company have fun on a regular basis? We celebrate successes, throw parties, go out on team outings and so much more In a sentence, how would you describe the employees at your company? Employees at CDK are innovated industry changers!

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