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On Height, Wages and Selling Underwear

3 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Search firms and employers use all manner of talent acquisition systems, candidate screening techniques, behavioral science and even gimmicks with varying degrees of success to pick the right people to run businesses.  At JohnGSelf Associates, we rely on an adaptive variation of Bradford Smart’s Topgrading© candidate screening interview process, DiSC© behavior and values assessments, in-depth […] Read more»

Self Employment Offers Great Rewards

1 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In the 1980s, when my long-time job as a Senior Vice President with a health system ended, I faced a tough career management transition.  People did not want the skills I offered, nor did I have the all-important master’s degree – it was a double whammy in a tight job market.  I went from being […] Read more»

REAL LIFE: Running the Show

5 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
One of the scariest and most rewarding things I have done in life is to run my own company. My fellow entrepreneurs know what I am talking about. When you start with an idea, little or no money, and a family to support -- well, that is the scary part. But when you deliver on your promises and your customers like what you do -- that is one of the greatest feelings in the world. Read more»