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Working With Recruiters: It’s About Building Your Network

6 July, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
A common complaint among executives who have gotten the sack is that recruiters do not return phone calls even though the vast majority of the complainers have invested little or no time in developing a networking relationship with search executives. Search consultants do this work—day in, day out. Many of my colleagues just assume that […] Read more»

Event Networking Versus Strategic Networking: One Is Better

25 November, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
Event networking is what most people do. The event that starts the process is generally a job search or business development for a new client. Strategic marketing is a long-term process tied to an individual’s personal career visioning statement. Read more»

Career Brand Management: An Essential Professional Competency

12 April, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
Doing a good job is no longer sufficient standard to ensure upward mobility or uninterrupted employment. Brand management is rapidly becoming an essential career competency. Read more»