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Don’t Underestimate Preparing for Interviews

27 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
If you cannot admit to failure, do not apply, was an underlying theme of a recent Corner Office Q&A in The New York Times, edited by Adam Bryant. Bryant interviewed Tracey Matura, the General Manager of the Smart car division at Mercedes Benz USA, regarding her leadership style and how to peel back the onion […] Read more»

Recruiting by Videoconference Saves Money, but at What Cost?

13 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As anyone who has lost data in a hard drive crash can attest, technology can be our friend as well as our enemy. Healthcare has been accused of playing catch-up to the technology bandwagon, and losing out on a lot of efficiencies as a result. But for some processes, the old-fashioned way is still the […] Read more»

Interviewing Skills: The Telephone Interview

6 July, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
The telephone interview is a killer. More potentially good candidates are eliminated from consideration based on their performance at this stage of the recruitment process than at any other time. Everyone is blind.  You cannot see the candidate.  They cannot see you.  This gives the interviewer the advantage.  But badly executed, the telephone interview can […] Read more»