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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWING:  How To Maximize Your Chances for Success

10 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
JACKSON, Mississippi — There are two ways to approach an interview — with a messaging plan that is based on an understanding of what the client is looking for and the client intelligence to successfully execute, or a more passive approach, simply responding to questions as asked without working in your strengths in your value […] Read more»

Easy Questions Just Got Tougher

9 December, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Tell me your strengths. That is the question every candidate enjoys answering, more so than the typical tell me about yourself opening question that amazingly makes so many people uncomfortable. Well, I hate to the bearer of bad news, but this nice tell me about your strengths question in today’s market actually requires careful thought, […] Read more»

Nothing Happens In Life Until Someone Sells Something

13 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“My son just got a great paying consulting job with a major accounting firm right out of college and he is not going to have to be a salesman,” or so said the rather proud mother who apparently didn’t know that Junior would never make partner unless he could sell. A colleague contemplating starting her […] Read more»