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The Language of Finding A Job Is In Defining Your Value

28 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The concept that led to the creation of the so-called elevator speech is dead. Thank goodness. As most of you know it was a favorite term, a tool, a recommendation that career coaches liked to pass along to those who were thinking about, or actually looking for a new job. The problem with this elevator […] Read more»

Execution Trumps People 

22 December, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
You are on the spot. You are one of the top candidates to be Chief Executive Officer of a highly regarded, financially stable community hospital. So far, you feel the interview with the recruiter is going well. Then, without warning, he shifts gears and asks one of those questions: From the following list of words, […] Read more»

Job Seekers: Focus On The Five Fundamentals

14 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Successful athletes on winning teams have one thing in common: they intensely and consistently focus on the fundamentals. That principle applies to executives and managers, as well as candidates in the job market.  Being a successful executive or manager is about focusing on the fundamentals and, more importantly, drilling down to ensure there is consistency […] Read more»