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Interviewing Skills for the Employer

2 July, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
There have been dozens of articles and blogs written on the subject of interviewing skills but few focus on the needs of the employer. Many organizations have good recruiting processes in place. The problem occurs when the candidate arrives for a face-to-face interviews. Read more»

Onboarding Leverage

1 July, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Most recruiters do not involve themselves in the Onboarding process. The absence of Onboarding principles in a search firm's process is a characteristic of the "Transactional" search model that has been in use for more than 50 years, and is still widely practiced today. Read more»

Lying When The Truth Would Have Worked

24 May, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
"When memory mixes with desire, politicians get into trouble when desire nixes memory," T.S. Elliot once said. Truth is that while politicians are the most visible offenders of this maxim, executives and managers seeking a new job are hardly immune. Resume enhance --exaggeration of accomplishments or credentials -- remains a growing problem in our hyper-competitive job market. Regrettably, I believe, it will only Read more»