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Dumbest Advice Recruiters, Advisors Give Their Clients

28 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Based on my 25 years of leading executive searches, I can tell you without hesitation that advice is bollocks, a British slang word for what we in Texas refer to derisively as BS. If you are a board member, whether someone is currently employed is the silliest of factors to determine whether they will be a successful executive for YOUR organization. There are plenty of currently employed CEOs, COOs and other senior Read more»

Personal Branding Is a Career Essential

27 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
The “this” is a career management reality that rewards those who “get it” when it comes to managing their professional/digital brand on line, and those who are stumbling trying to make sense of this digital age which is thwarting their ability to quickly find another job. Read more»

Time to Find Executive Healthcare Job Grows

1 July, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
I can remember when the job search timeline was less than four months, or six at the most. Now the time it takes to land a new gig is at least six months to more than a year, or longer for executives who may have a career glitch or two to overcome. Read more»