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Does Your Resume Speak For You?

8 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Who will speak for you? When I was a police reporter/crime writer for The Houston Post in the early 70s, homicide detectives took pride in their work by saying they spoke for the dead. In the business development process, the proposal speaks for the company seeking the business. In the first stage of the recruitment […] Read more»

Value-Based Resume: You Have to Say It And Prove It

20 April, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
There is one sure-fire avenue for candidates to differentiate themselves in a job search process. The problem is that more than 95 percent miss the opportunity. Not to sound like a broken record but there are two words candidates should understand if they want to be more competitive: Value and customization. I have written on […] Read more»

Applicant Tracking Systems, Common Job Search Mistakes, Leadership Pillars [PODCAST]

8 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Listen to today’s podcast here, read the transcript below or subscribe and listen on iTunes. Hello everyone, I am John Self.  Today: career management advice in three parts.   We begin with some new technology that will help you master the dreaded ATS — applicant tracking system scanners. Then we will visit — well, actually revisit — […] Read more»