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Transactional vs Transformational Candidates

16 February, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
To understand what it means to be a transformational candidate in a search, you first need to appreciate the difference between transformational recruiters versus the vast majority which are transactional. Transactional recruiters are those who are wedded to the recruitment industry business model that is at least 50 years old.  Most in that category, which […] Read more»

Asking Questions of the Recruiter and Potential Employer is Critical

10 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
My friends in real estate say that homebuyers do not always tell the truth when it comes to the type of house they really want to buy. “The more I show them, the closer we get to the truth — what they really want,” said a successful Realtor with a ton of experience working with […] Read more»

Successful Career Management: Hard Work Followed By Good Luck

3 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck, who keeps right on going, is the man who is there when the good luck comes, and is ready to receive it.”  – Robert Collier, an author of self-help books, 1885-1950   New Orleans native, Michael Lewis, a […] Read more»