Paul Hawkinson is the editor of The Fordyce Letter, a publication for third-party recruiters that's part of ERE Media. He entered the personnel consulting industry in the late 1950's and began publishing for the industry in the 1970's. During his tenure as a practitioner, he personally billed over $5 million in both contingency and retainer assignments. He formed the Kimberly Organization and purchased The Fordyce Letter in 1980.


You’ve presented the perfect candidate, and interviews have taken place. An offer is about to be made (and probably accepted) when you get the call … Read more

Editor’s Corner

A recent (and ongoing) debate about third-party recruiter ethics in various forums, blogs, and discussion groups has been long, tedious, and judgmental in … Read more