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John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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The Beauty of Social Networking: Leverage in Career Brand Management

27 February, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
The beauty of social networking platforms like LinkedIn and Facebook is that they offer enormous leverage for career management.  It is essential to master these so-called social media tools. Doing a great job, hitting performance targets and earning the respect of your peers, is important, but in the field of career management, it is not […] Read more»

Why LinkedIn Recommendations Are Better Than Endorsements

20 February, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
LinkedIn users have, no doubt, noticed that there is a relatively new feature — endorsements. This leading professional networking site previously only offered a recommendation feature, a nice tool for members who were interested in strengthening their personal career brand by getting meaningful written recommendations from colleagues and customers.   My feelings about the new endorsements […] Read more»

Career Management, The Resume And Dealing With Recruiters

31 December, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
My 2012 is coming to an end in much the same way it began, at least according to my email, with questions regarding career management, the resume and how to deal with recruiters. Career Management – My email is balanced between people who are concerned about losing a job, or those already in transition.  Very […] Read more»