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Interview Questions You SHOULD Ask

1 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
An organization’s culture is not something you can simply read about and master.  This is especially true for executive recruiters and candidates. Understanding the organization’s culture plays a critical role in determining whether a candidate succeeds in her or his new job. The culture is so much more than a set of framed and widely […] 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»

Four Things A Manager Should Never Say

27 November, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
"People listen to leaders. It's one of the qualities that helps define them as leaders -- and their followers as followers. "But because of this, leaders need to mind what they are saying, and avoid knee-jerk responses. A leader's brain must always work things out ahead of his mouth speaking them," Read more»