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Executive Weakness: Their Inability to Interview Well

18 March, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Most executives do not interview well.  We are not talking about their ability to speak well.  No, when I say they do not interview well, I am specifically addressing their inability to communicate their ability to meet a prospective employer’s needs.  They talk well about their experience and most are reasonably articulate about trends impacting […] Read more»

The Job Interview: An Extemporaneous Speaking Contest

14 March, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
A job interview consists of 50, 60  or more questions in an extemporaneous speaking contest.  The secret to success in winning over the interviewer is to master the art of engaging  storytelling in this structured format.  Most candidates intently focus on answering the questions, providing the information being sought.  Back and forth, back and forth.  […] Read more»

6 Important Issues To Know About Your Job Search

26 February, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Take Aways Many jobs are not posted online.  Strategic networking know-how is essential Your search will take longer than you want it to take Recruiters are terrible with followup Your job search is NOT about you.  Focus on the needs of the prospective employer Jobs are won or lost in the interview phase Leverage the […] Read more»