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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»

Everyone Has Them: Weaknesses

16 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
When someone tries to answer the interview question, what are your weaknesses, it is followed by stumbling, fumbling and mumbling to an answer which is totally devoid of authenticity.  They might as well stand up and announce that they are simply not prepared for the interview; they are winging it.   Think about interviews and […] Read more»