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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»

Too Many Degrees, Too Many Credentials: A Worrying Sign?

12 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Brand management, a tried and true concept in corporate marketing departments, is a common sense idea that has gained enormous traction among job seekers. It was probably not a new, original thought in the realm of career management coaches in 1995 when I first mentioned the concept of personal brand management, a thinking out loud […] Read more»

Graduate Degrees, Professional Credentials and the Resume

2 October, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
This is by far the most popular blog post on Self Perspective so we thought we’d share it again given how much our audience has changed since it was originally posted. Enjoy and feel free to share your comments and questions! The use of academic credentials following a candidate’s name is a source of debate, […] Read more»