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Career Change: An Option for the New Economy

25 October, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
LISTEN ON iTUNES Hello. I am John Self. Welcome to Self Perspective. Today, our big idea: Career change is a new career management tool for a different kind of economy. Sixty years ago the number of people who seriously considered a career change was a relatively small. It happened, but it was the exception to […] Read more»

An Executive’s Disastrous Start In A New Job

19 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“My takeaway from my new employee orientation experience is that it is the place where you go to learn how to be fired,” a Vice President said. Mary Elizabeth’s first day on the job as the new Chief Nursing Executive for a suburban hospital was a disaster. It only went down hill from there. As […] Read more»

Six Common Mistakes Executives Make When They Are Fired, Laid Off

24 August, 2017 Posted by Becky Pearce
A termination or a layoff is a rattling experience — to your ego, your pride, and conceivably, your financial security. How you manage this dicey period in your career will determine how successful you will be in landing that next better job. Competition for leadership positions is stiff and candidates must be well prepared if […] Read more»