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Beware of the Breakfast Interview and Other Life Lessons

8 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — Walt Bettinger, Chief Executive Officer of the Charles Schwab Corporation provides insightful lessons for current and aspiring leaders — service to others should always win out over obsessing about our own needs, that we should take time to get to know the people who serve us, to be honest and authentic when […] Read more»

The “WHY” Question

17 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Why do you want to work here? A seven-word question that is one of the most important that a potential employer should ask. That three-letter word “why” is so powerful.  It is amazingly global because it touches on the culture and values of the organization, the candidate’s value proposition — why should we hire you, […] Read more»

Interview Questions You SHOULD Ask

1 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
An organization’s culture is not something you can simply read about and master.  This is especially true for executive recruiters and candidates. Understanding the organization’s culture plays a critical role in determining whether a candidate succeeds in her or his new job. The culture is so much more than a set of framed and widely […] Read more»