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Battling Age Discrimination In Your Job Interview

18 April, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Joseph, an executive with a solid record of accomplishment, was laid off.  He wasn’t financially ready to retire.  He immediately began to worry about finding another job.  He was 62. A candidate’s age once they pass age 60 becomes an issue in many job searches — for the employer and the candidate.  Yes, there are […] Read more»

Irony for Baby Boomers Job Seekers

12 April, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
In a recent course on interviewing skills I led for senior executives at a national healthcare conference I shared one of career management’s interesting little ironies, that talent acquisition departments in companies across America are being taken over by… Millennials. Yes, that generation that Baby Boomers like to criticize for their values, work habits and […] Read more»

Working Overseas Can Be Beneficial, But…

9 April, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
What is the biggest downside of accepting a leadership position overseas?  That is a question I am getting more often now as senior healthcare executives search for employment in a job market that is contracting due to mergers and the realignment of the “heads in the bed” business model.  If it is not your company […] Read more»