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8 ‘Soft’ Interview Questions Applicants MUST Master

1 February, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Job candidates cannot show up to an interview, develop answers to questions on the fly, and expect to succeed, especially when it comes to the so-called softball questions they should be able to hit out of the ballpark. Preparation by candidates, which recruiters say is lacking, is a major reason otherwise qualified executives are not […] Read more»

The Decline In Candidate Soft Skills & Questions You Should Kill [PODCAST]

31 January, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
LISTEN ON iTUNES Hello. I am John Self and welcome to SelfPerspective, a weekly podcast with information, insight and inspiration to help you manage your career. Today, two big career management topics: First, we will look at the deterioration of the soft skills that candidates bring to the table. One in three recruiters say there […] Read more»

Mastering the Art, Reaping the Benefits of “Soft” Leadership

25 February, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
There are many executives who can master the hard-wired tasks of leadership — developing and communicating a vision forward, establishing goals and objectives, creating processes to hold people accountable, and, ultimately, to execute on plans that yield the promised results.     But there is more to leadership.  Much more.  Great leaders are also great people who […] Read more»