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Don’t Get Too Cocky In Uncertain Times

18 October, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
For those of you who have not been laid off, my best advice is to not get too comfortable. Even if you are killing it with your performance, meeting your budget targets as well as your KPIs, that is no guarantee of secure employment, especially in the middle of a pandemic. Read more»

When Being Good Is Not Good Enough

15 October, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
A surprising number of executives and managers continue to believe that a good job performance will serve as an insurance policy against being laid off. That is just not so. Read more»

CLARION CALL FOR YOUR CAREER: Six Ways to Overcome Job Search Barriers

26 March, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
We all make excuses. From politics and politicians, to our waistline, even for our performance in a search for a new job. When it comes to finding a job, people rationalize why they shouldn’t change their approach even when they have been out of work for a prolonged period of time. Read more»