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Candidate Vetting:  Three Essential Steps

18 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Birmingham, Alabama — The secret fear of every search consultant is that a candidate with an unknown sordid background will blow up in the client’s face. No one, and I mean NO ONE, wants to spend time and money on an executive search only to see everything go to waste because the selected candidate had […] Read more»

Resume Advice: Our 5 Most Common Comments

19 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
VERNON, Texas — In a highly competitive job market that will only become more so, why would you be content to send out a less than your best effort resume? Our firm is flooded with resumes asking for comments or suggestions.  Some of the resumes are produced by professional resume writers.  Some are great.  Others […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Multiple Jobs, Same employer

31 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
I have held several positions with the same company.  In an earlier version of a resume I submitted to a recruiter, they said they were not interested because I had changed jobs too many times.  How can I clarify this? This is a fairly common problem.  Keep in mind that most contingency recruiters and search […] Read more»