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Graduate Degrees, Professional Credentials and the Resume

13 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note: This is an oldie, but goody. It’ was originally shared in 2012, yet continues to be one of the most often visited posts I’ve ever written.  The use of academic credentials following a candidate’s name is a source of debate, spurred on primarily by those who hold the degrees and want everyone to know. Let’s […] Read more»

Resume Advice: Our 5 Most Common Comments

19 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
VERNON, Texas — In a highly competitive job market that will only become more so, why would you be content to send out a less than your best effort resume? Our firm is flooded with resumes asking for comments or suggestions.  Some of the resumes are produced by professional resume writers.  Some are great.  Others […] Read more»

Heart & Soul Commitment: Insights Into a Candidate that Counts

27 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
You have a critical choice between two employees.  You can hire only one.  So who will it be? One is an articulate Harvard MBA who is cool, confident and calculating, someone with excellent references from professors and friends and from a highly successful family, a young man who thinks the work you have will be […] Read more»