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Make a Personable First Impression

2 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Personable versus perfunctory. Two “P” words that are night and day apart in terms of the impact they make in an initial meeting; a perfunctory response that is matter-of-fact or one that is cordial, filled with warmth and topped off with a genuine smile can have a huge impact on a first impression. Such a […] Read more»

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»