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Tough Love: Change Or Get Out of the Way

21 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If you haven’t heard, the job search market for executives is changing, and judging by the quality of the vast majority of resumes we receive, many candidates haven’t.   In healthcare, the perfect storm of structural, regulatory and reimbursement reforms are driving those who make the hiring decisions to scrutinize potential candidates more intensely than […] Read more»

Bad Resume, Bad Consequences

13 January, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
Candidates far and wide, be forewarned. If your resume is lacking, there will be less than desirable consequences in your job search. Last week my colleague, Nancy Swain, wrote about Jack and his frustrating job search. Jack’s biggest problem, along with apparently getting some terrible transition coaching, was using a resume that failed to crystalize […] Read more»

Lost Your Job + A Limited Network = Oops!

25 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
When you have a job that you think is secure, building a network using social media or more traditional methods seems like a waste of time to a surprising number of managers and directors.  Their response to the obvious question of, “Why not?” typically is either dismissive or apologetic.  The dismissive can be a bit […] Read more»