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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»

Should You String Along an Unqualified Candidate?

6 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
If you are looking for employer to strengthen your department would you offer false hope to those who not qualify? Ricky W. Washington, D.C. Well, this is an interesting question.  Let me frame this in a way that I think will clarify your question. There is a difference between being open minded and offering false […] Read more»

Cutting the technology cord could hurt your job search

4 June, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
If you are currently in the job market, or believe you might be in the near future, my advice is to hang on to that landline connection, especially for your telephone if you live in an area with sketchy cell service. Read more»