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Be Prepared for Layoffs: Things Are Changing… Not Really

5 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Almost two years ago I wrote, “In executive offices and administrative suites of hospitals all across America, there are some really good people toiling away who will lose their jobs through no fault of their own…” That prediction was not mine but that of a respected system Dallas CEO who will be retiring at the […] Read more»

Curiosity Killed the Cat, Carelessness Wrecked the Job Search

15 December, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Quote of the Day: “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”                              Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author and speaker If curiosity kills the cat then carelessness and silly assumptions can […] Read more»

References:  The Weak Link in the Recruiting Chain

22 November, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
References are a weak link in the recruiting chain. Everyone knows that candidates will (should) submit only those colleagues who will speak highly of them.  So why not strengthen your reference list?  Why not differentiate yourself in a way hat many other candidates fail to do? Instead of mistakenly seeing references as an after thought […] Read more»