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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»

Love Blindeth a Critical Eye

9 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Love blindeth the eye of good judgment. When people fall madly in love it is difficult for them to see, or even acknowledge, the oblivious flaws or shortcomings of their newfound companion.  Only time, not words of caution from friends or family, will peel away the gauze of bliss from their otherwise critical eyes.  When […] Read more»

Asking the Tough Questions in the Recruiting Process

16 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Recruiting is not a one-way street.  No give and take, no tough challenging questions, and no candor and transparency, is a formula for a costly disaster in the waiting. Employers, their recruiters, and the candidates, all have a responsibility and duty to be completely transparent.  As I have written so often in the past, this […] Read more»