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The Necessity Of A Career Plan 

17 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you will fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker   I am an advocate of career planning, beginning with a personal vision statement and including career journaling as well […] Read more»

10 Common Mistakes Job Candidates Make Over and Over

10 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Sweeping competitive changes and market consolidation are two critical factors that impact an executive’s job search. Candidates cannot afford to make mistakes when they are looking for a job in these uncertain times. Our informal research shows that the average executive looking for a new position, will have six or seven serious opportunities in a […] Read more»

Does Your Resume Speak For You?

8 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Who will speak for you? When I was a police reporter/crime writer for The Houston Post in the early 70s, homicide detectives took pride in their work by saying they spoke for the dead. In the business development process, the proposal speaks for the company seeking the business. In the first stage of the recruitment […] Read more»