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The Good vs the Frustrating in Networking

11 April, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
There are two types of networking — good and frustrating. Most of us are so busy with our careers that we rarely have the time, or create the time, to consider the difference. Let me give you an example. Executive recruiters are understandably in hot demand, particularly when the job market contracts. For executives who […] Read more»

Why Isn’t Anyone Calling Me?

23 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
HOUSTON — “I never thought I would be looking for another job and I certainly didn’t think it would take me as long as it has to find a new one.”  That is a phrase I frequently hear these days. It is a reflection of several factors:  business consolidation, tightening job markets, legacy industries facing […] Read more»

Be Prepared for Layoffs: Things Are Changing… Not Really

5 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Almost two years ago I wrote, “In executive offices and administrative suites of hospitals all across America, there are some really good people toiling away who will lose their jobs through no fault of their own…” That prediction was not mine but that of a respected system Dallas CEO who will be retiring at the […] Read more»