“If you are reading this, you are considering working with Sue Kunimune. I’ve worked with her on many different projects over the past several years and can tell you with certainty that this would be a good decision for you and your business. Sue is one of the rare people who delivers what she promises, and delivers it with professionalism, creativity and resourcefulness. You will find that Sue’s skills extend much further than the nuts and bolts of hiring. She is also a partner in the strategic direction of a company.”

- Connie Howard
COO / VP of Sales at BeyondApps, Inc
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  • About

    Kunimune & Associates

    For more than 20 years, Kunimune & Associates has helped regional, national, and international companies fill key executive marketing, account management, and human resource positions. By pinpointing key attributes — both required skills and cultural and behavioral nuances — we identify candidates who, once hired, are able to make an immediate positive impact on your business.

    Connecting With Hard-to-Reach Candidates.

    Not only can we identify candidates with hard-to-find skills, but also ones who are difficult, if not impossible, for you to reach. While such candidates may be inaccessible to you as the hiring employer, they are often eager to speak with us about new opportunities.
    Kunimune & Associates can put your company on their radar, providing compelling reasons to consider your opportunity. With an extensive database and ongoing relationships with high-performing individuals —  including bilingual and multicultural talent Kunimune & Associates identifies candidates who are ready to make a move and hit the ground running.


    Why Work With Kunimune & Associates?

    There are many reasons why employers choose to work with us:

    • We are able to approach professionals and present your opportunity only as an outside recruiter can.
    • We have, and take the time, to work closely with you and hiring management to pinpoint and prioritizing key new-hire attributes — including those illusive behavioral, cultural and team dynamics.
    • We have the expertise, dedicated database, network relationships and time to really work your search.
    • As bilingual, multicultural recruiters, we truly understand cultural fit. We have the experience to deliver candidates who possess the key and more nuanced attributes for individual and team success.
    • We have a proven track record of success.

    Sue Kunimune, Principal Recruiter and Career Consultant

    Prior to the launch of Kunimune & Associates in 2003, Sue helped launch two other successful search firms, inkinen and Associates in Honolulu, Hawaii, a leader in Pacific Rim executive search and Career Staffing International in Denver.

    She  is a sought-after workshop facilitator and speaker, presenting at the Society of Hispanic Human Resources Professionals (SHRRP), the Colorado Chapter of the Business Marketing Association (BMA) , the Hawaii Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Hawaii Society of Business Professionals, and National Association of Professional Women Hawaii chapter.

    A committed Talent Acquisition Consultant/Job Transition Coach, Sue is passionate about assisting job seekers with building their brand, networking, interviewing, and landing new jobs. She leverages her insights as a recruiter and extensive candidate network including over 10MM Linkedin connections.

    Sue completed her B.A. in Spanish while studying at the Instituto Internacional in Madrid, Spain. She has lived and worked in Spain, the West Indies, Mexico, Colorado, and Hawaii.  In 2017, she returned from a 4-year recruiting assignment at Bishop & Company, an award-winning locally-owned Staffing Agency and Executive Search firm that provides high-quality staffing solutions for all-size companies in a variety of industries in the state of Hawaii.


    Track Record

    Once placed, our candidates have proven, by their tenure and career progression, that they possess the skills and the confidence to contribute to a company’s bottom line.

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