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On Lying to Get a Job, Helping A Colleague to Excel

22 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
OK, you made a mistake, hopefully one that you will never make again. But if you move forward with this job, there is a good chance you are going to be found out. It is better to withdraw now and minimize the reputational damage. Read more»

Faith In Yourself Must Be Married to a Conviction to Change

13 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
To be honest, career transition coaches cannot wave a magic wand and suddenly change overall economic conditions or the realities of a changing business model in a given industry. When market fundamentals are firing on all cylinders then the job market is much easier to navigate, but that is simply not the case today in some sectors. Read more»

The Real Cost of Finding Your Next Job

6 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
These eight points lead to one immutable truth: finding a job, especially in a competitive job market, is hard, time-consuming and often times frustrating work. If you hire someone to do it for you, it is extremely expensive. Read more»