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Memo to Candidates: BE PREPARED!

26 August, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Not being adequately prepared for an interview is a common reason candidates are unsuccessful in an executive search process. To be perfectly blunt, I am increasingly baffled by the simple lack of readiness. Question:  Which senior executives go into a board meeting unprepared?  Answer: Those who are destined to be unemployed. I have been leading […] Read more»

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»

Recruiting by Videoconference Saves Money, but at What Cost?

13 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As anyone who has lost data in a hard drive crash can attest, technology can be our friend as well as our enemy. Healthcare has been accused of playing catch-up to the technology bandwagon, and losing out on a lot of efficiencies as a result. But for some processes, the old-fashioned way is still the […] Read more»