Company: Holmes Murphy and Associates
Location: West Des Moines, IA
Careers Page: www.holmesmurphy.com/no-place-like-holmes/view-job-openings/
For Job Candidates
Preferred Method To Be Contacted By A Candidate: Email
Preferred Process For Following Up On Application: We usually have very quick turn-around times, so follow up is not really necessary. You should hear from us in a few days one way or another.
Things That Impress You In A Candidate: Proper grammar/no type-o’s on a resume. Giving specific reason as to why the company and job interest you. Honesty. Showing your personality so I know how it would be to work with you.
Things Candidates Must Include To Be Considered For Job: Your resume! Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of candidates saying “Resume upon request.” We are requesting it!
Things That Will Disqualify A Candidate From Getting Considered: Applying for every single position we post, regardless of whether or not you’re qualified.
Can Candidates Apply For Multiple Positions And Not Get Penalized?: Yes
What’s your favorite quote? Silence is an answer too.
What do you like to do in your free time? I coach a high school dance team, and am renovating my 1920’s home.
In a sentence, why do you enjoy working at your company? The culture; it is seen/felt from the minute you walk in the door.
In a sentence, how does your company have fun on a regular basis? There are a lot of ways we cut loose around here- we consistently have contests, group outings, do charitable work together.
In a sentence, how would you describe the employees at your company? Work hard, play hard, and enjoy who you do it with. (That’s our motto!)