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Snazzy Resume, Networking Alone Will Not Find You A Job

20 February, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
If your outplacement firm emphasizes writing your resume for you according to long accepted generic templates as a first step in your transition counseling, you are probably dealing with a firm that is out of date and out of touch. As result of this advice, there are way too many candidates in the job market […] 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»

The Job Market: No Plan, Missed Opportunities 

1 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
When I was a young marketing representative fresh off three years of successfully selling and setting up the first 14 hospital emergency helicopter ambulance services in the country, I thought I was hot stuff. I was full of it: you get me in front of people and I could close the deal. If only that […] Read more»