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Asking the Tough Questions in the Recruiting Process

16 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Recruiting is not a one-way street.  No give and take, no tough challenging questions, and no candor and transparency, is a formula for a costly disaster in the waiting. Employers, their recruiters, and the candidates, all have a responsibility and duty to be completely transparent.  As I have written so often in the past, this […] Read more»

Accountability: Own It and Explain It

26 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Weaseling out of things is important to learn.  It is what separates us from the animals — except the weasel. – Homer Simpson It is hard to go through life, including your professional career, without making mistakes.  Many of these missteps are minor with little or no consequences.  Some are job ending.  Only a few […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Addressing Gaps For Rehab

23 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Question:  A close friend eecently completed five weeks of inpatient alcohol rehab and is now in the middle of an intensive outpatient treatment for three more months.  When he gets back into the job market, how should he address the time period involved for rehab on his resume? There are many variables that must be […] Read more»