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Spotlight: Growth mindset guides Charles Aris H.R. leader Myron Pearman


by Joe Metts
Marketing Associate at Charles Aris Inc.

As an organization that thrives thanks to the strength of its people, Charles Aris Inc. is proud to highlight its outstanding team members. In our Spotlight series, we look into the lives, experiences and expertise of Charles Aris all-stars in an effort to share more about who we are individually and collectively. 

Much of the foundation for any high-performing organization lies in the attraction…

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Charles Aris unanimously approved as InterSearch shareholder


by Joe Metts
Marketing Associate at Charles Aris Inc.

Charles Aris Inc. has been unanimously selected as a shareholder of global executive search alliance InterSearch Worldwide.

The news came following the completion of the InterSearch Global Conference held in Krakow, Poland from May 18 to May 21. The conference welcomed 64 delegates from around the world – including Charles Aris founder and chairman Mitch Oakley; his wife, Betsy Aris Oakley; and Charles…

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Six best practices for writing a résumé


by Steven Stewart
Vice President at Charles Aris Inc.

As a career recruiter, I’m often asked by candidates to provide feedback on their résumés.

“Is it too long?”

“Is it the right level of detail?”

“What do you think of the ‘Summary of Qualifications?’ ”

“Do you like this font or that one?”

Candidly, I think too much emphasis is placed on the résumé. The greatest résumé in the world may secure an interview, but it will never get…

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Forbes, Hunt Scanlon rank Charles Aris among top executive recruiting firms


by William Nesmith
Marketing Associate at Charles Aris Inc.

Charles Aris Inc. is proud to be recognized in rankings by both Forbes and Hunt Scanlon Media for a second year in a row!

Our retained executive search firm ranked among America’s Best Recruiting Firms as compiled by Forbes business magazine. Forbes analyzes thousands of data points including revenue, volume and personal recommendations.

Hunt Scanlon, meanwhile, again placed Charles Aris on its list of…

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“It’s just a phone interview. Why should I prepare?!”


by Jody Karavanic
Senior Practice Leader at Charles Aris Inc.

Every organization has a different interview process, but the format we typically see is: phone interview; first in-person interview; and final interview. While most would agree that each is equally important, we find that candidates are less likely to prepare for phone interviews than they are for in-person interviews in the later rounds.

This flies in the face of logic. Without an excellent…

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"Thanks, Charles Aris, appreciate your dedication in finding such great talent for us to select from."

— The VP of Strategic Product Management for a Fortune 30 retailer, responding to an email informing him that Charles Aris Inc.'s candidate had just accepted the retailer's job offer.