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How to Beat the Digital Hurdles In Your Job Search [PODCAST]

14 February, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Today’s Big Idea focuses on the frustrations and pain experienced by executives looking for work and battling an increasingly automated job applicant processing system. I will offer some suggestions on what you can do to beat the system. Earlier this week I was following a conversation thread on LinkedIn. Several executives were writing about their […] Read more»

The Importance of Recruiter Preparation for Interviews

15 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
To be prepared, or not. If you are a candidate I don’t see that as a relevant question. Yes, you should be prepared, really prepared. If you are conducting the interview, there is emerging debate about whether advance preparation is beneficial. Really? Barbara Corcoran, whom I have written about before, is a serial entrepreneur, new […] Read more»

Selling Yourself: Mastering the 3 ‘Root’ Questions In An Interview

25 April, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“I am really not any good when it comes to selling myself.” That is one of the most common admissions I hear when helping candidates prepare for their job search. Candidates with interesting backgrounds and obvious skills struggle to deliver answers that are focused, on point, and have relevant examples of their success. Some executives […] Read more»