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Candidates: Changing Your Mindset Can Make a Difference

2 May, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Regrettably, I’m sorry, unfortunately or no. These are all words that take the wind from any job candidate’s sails. “I am so tired of hearing those words,” a hospital CEO recently said. “I have been in transition for almost a year. I never thought it would take this long to find another job.” I understand […] Read more»

Transactional vs Transformational Candidates

16 February, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
To understand what it means to be a transformational candidate in a search, you first need to appreciate the difference between transformational recruiters versus the vast majority which are transactional. Transactional recruiters are those who are wedded to the recruitment industry business model that is at least 50 years old.  Most in that category, which […] Read more»

Successful Career Management: Hard Work Followed By Good Luck

3 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck, who keeps right on going, is the man who is there when the good luck comes, and is ready to receive it.”  – Robert Collier, an author of self-help books, 1885-1950   New Orleans native, Michael Lewis, a […] Read more»