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Resume Doctors

8 May, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
In the shadowy cottage industry of resume specialists – often called “resume doctors” – there is a tendency to be too cute by half.  In other words, to help candidates hide poor performance or a short tenure, or any number of other issues, they recommend certain resume writing strategies – tricks, actually – in hopes […] Read more»

Know Your Rights in the Job Search

9 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Executives in the job search should consider the cautionary tale of a man we’ll call Joe. Joe was a skilled leader at a small New England healthcare organization who had always felt he could do better. When a recruiter came calling with what sounded like a fantastic growth opportunity at a larger hospital system, Joe […] Read more»