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Have you ever caught someone lying in an interview, and what were the consequences?

2 May, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Yes. Multiple times. Lying about degrees, certifications, employment dates, etc. is less of a problem today. I think everyone FINALLY got the memo that said lying on your resume about the easy-to-catch stuff was really a fool’s errand. Now for the nuanced part of the answer. Lying — or enhancement, if you will — is […] Read more»

Beware of Promises from Resume Writers

11 March, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
I am not a big fan of resume writers.  As an executive recruiter with more than 25 years of retained search experience, I have a lot of reasons not to tout this sub-set of the career management industry, but here are my top three: Changing Job Markets – The job market for industries like healthcare, […] Read more»

How To Create A Quality Resume

30 August, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note:  With a very busy engagement and travel schedule, John is taking the month of August off from writing his weekly blog and hosting his podcast.  In his absence we have selected previously published posts that were popular with our readers.  This post appeared on Nov. 24, 2017.   Poor quality resumes, even some […] Read more»