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Can You Build And Lead Teams?  

23 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Can you build and lead teams?   That is a common question in most interviews, especially those that use the behavior and values approach to sorting out candidates.  Since employees are an organization’s most important and valuable asset, I think that question is spot on. When it is framed in that manner, interviewers are focusing […] Read more»

Interview Questions You SHOULD Ask

1 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
An organization’s culture is not something you can simply read about and master.  This is especially true for executive recruiters and candidates. Understanding the organization’s culture plays a critical role in determining whether a candidate succeeds in her or his new job. The culture is so much more than a set of framed and widely […] Read more»

Circle of Trust

23 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The military understands a very important concept in management. You take care of your people. When you put them ahead of yourself, amazing things can happen. Management theorist Simon Sinek, in a powerful TED talk, tells the story of a military officer who repeatedly put himself in harms way so that his wounded men could […] Read more»