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The Decline In Candidate Soft Skills & Questions You Should Kill [PODCAST]

31 January, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
LISTEN ON iTUNES Hello. I am John Self and welcome to SelfPerspective, a weekly podcast with information, insight and inspiration to help you manage your career. Today, two big career management topics: First, we will look at the deterioration of the soft skills that candidates bring to the table. One in three recruiters say there […] Read more»

Five Ways Candidates Can Beat the Odds

10 October, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
There is one thing job candidates do not like to think about – the odds. Of course there is a reason, the odds are usually so depressing that candidates block the thought from even passing consideration. In many executive searches there may be anywhere from 20 to 100 candidates who apply. Even 20 to one […] Read more»

Ten Interview Questions You Should Ace

5 October, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Candidates shouldn’t stumble over the most commonly asked questions in an executive interview. When they do, they are either clueless to rising expectations of potential employers or they are determined not to put their best foot forward in a crowded, highly competitive market. Either way, it does not make any sense. Research shows that 70 […] Read more»