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The Cover Letter – Yes or No?

21 February, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
The cover letter is a much cussed and discussed document in a job search.  It can be very helpful, or it can hurt your cause. In our searches, we see cover letters only about 20 percent of the time.  Typically,  candidates send only their resume.  Candidates who do not include a cover letter with their […] Read more»

Manufacturing A Job Lead

19 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
There are two types of baseball teams, aside from the winners and losers. Point-to-point Manufacturers It is helpful to understand this bit of baseball lore because there is some connection between these two organizational types and career management. Point-to-point teams are those with good hitters.  They may or may not be speedy running the bases […] Read more»

Asking Questions of the Recruiter and Potential Employer is Critical

10 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
My friends in real estate say that homebuyers do not always tell the truth when it comes to the type of house they really want to buy. “The more I show them, the closer we get to the truth — what they really want,” said a successful Realtor with a ton of experience working with […] Read more»