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Why Isn’t Anyone Calling Me?

23 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
HOUSTON — “I never thought I would be looking for another job and I certainly didn’t think it would take me as long as it has to find a new one.”  That is a phrase I frequently hear these days. It is a reflection of several factors:  business consolidation, tightening job markets, legacy industries facing […] Read more»

Career Management: How to Advance Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot [PODCAST]

22 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Hello and welcome.  I am John Self. Today,  in three parts, information to help you manage your next job search.  We begin with the subject of preparing for your next interview.  I have written several blogs posts on this subject over the last six months, but today, drawing on some questions I have received at […] Read more»

Personal Performance Plans – It’s Not What You Think

21 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“They are on a plan,” as in a performance improvement plan. When we hear that phrase we typically assume that an employee’s performance hasn’t been up to snuff.  “The plan” was developed by a supervisor to document what the employee must do to continue in their job, or to avoid termination.  Being on a performance […] Read more»