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“There Is Magic About You That Is All Your Own”

16 September, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Believe it or not, even in a hyper-competitive job market, where there are significantly more applicants than there are job openings, job applicants look around to see what everyone else is doing, what they are saying and even wearing, and then they try to copy them. Read more»

In a Job Interview How Do You Answer: ‘What can you offer us that other people cannot?’

10 September, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note: Today’s question comes from King R. in Philadelphia. You start by understanding your value proposition. You MUST understand that piece of who you are. It will drive how you communicate your value to others. Once you understand your value, then think about your experience, your successes and examples of those successes. Put it […] Read more»

Going It Alone With Your Search After Losing Your Job; Six Guidelines For Action

5 September, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
You have just lost your job. Your employment has ended and now, with a small savings pool and six months severance, you are forced to re-enter the job market. You are worried about the money so obviously hiring a career coach, while potentially beneficial, seems like a luxury. So the question is: Can I go it alone and be successful with my job search? Read more»