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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»

Your Termination Date

21 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“Who the hell do you think you are?” That from an angry, deposed candidate who was irritated that the search firm was taking a deep dive into his background, including his dates of employment. “People like you are making it impossible for people like me to find a job.”  For a serial offender with what […] Read more»

Hiring Mistakes and Near Misses

11 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
For a staff level position a hiring mistake is costly but never fatal.  When you start rolling the dice for the C-Suite — the Chief Executive, the Chief Financial or Chief Nursing Officer — making an employment mistake can be painfully costly, even devastating. When you hire the wrong CEO  it can produce a cascading […] Read more»