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John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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Big Data Recruiting A Big Dud

24 June, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
It was bound to happen.  With the arrival of the latest buzz phrase, big data, it was just a matter of time before someone would posit that, with enough data, you can reliably predict whether a candidate will be successful or not. Components of big data would include things like college SAT or ACT scores, […] Read more»

Managing Your Brand While Looking For A Job

10 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Executives looking for a job should always be mindful of protecting their career brand. From the minor errors in the resume or cover letter, to applying for jobs they do not qualify for, or stumbling badly in the interview process, there is ample opportunity for executives to damage their brand in the job search process. […] Read more»

Common Resume Mistakes Hurt Candidates

30 January, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In a tight job market, it is fascinating how many senior level and aspiring executives shoot themselves in the career foot with mediocre or bad resumes, or with a resume that contains major mistakes. There is no shortage of books, columns and blogs that provide guidance in resume development, outlining the rules of what you […] Read more»