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The Odds Are Against You So Be Helpful

26 February, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
When you are looking for a new job, you know that the odds for any one position are against you.  Depending on the role and compensation, those odds can be 20, 30, 40 or more to one.   I am not much of a gambler but if the typical recruitment opportunity were a horse race, […] Read more»

The Telephone Interview: Flying Blind While Trying to Impress

24 February, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Interviewing for a job is tough.  It is where applicants win or lose a position.  The telephone interview is one of the toughest. One of my mentors once used this example to illustrate the challenges of the initial job interview: “The telephone screen,” he said, “is somewhat akin to playing the once popular childhood Birthday […] Read more»