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Don’t Isolate Your Former Colleagues

21 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
His message: I hope we can stay in touch. If you hear of anything in your network, please let me know. Could we connect for coffee… That sort of thing. Save for an occasional perfunctory email, all he heard were the crickets. The close camaraderie he had enjoyed was as if it never existed. His was treated as if he had an infectious disease and everyone was told to keep their distance Read more»

When Interviewing for a Job, Take Advantage of the ‘Martini Shot’

14 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
So many candidates at the end of the day are like the candidates at the start of the day - not fully prepared. They think they are but they aren’t. That is because most people aren’t that good at interviewing. They simply don’t do it enough to be really accomplished. 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»