John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

Career Management

ASK THE RECRUITER: Should I Include My Address On My Resume?

27 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The resume writer assigned to me advised me not to include my mailing address on my resume. How do executive recruiters feel about that recommendation? I think it is bad advice. When recruiters create a database record, they prefer to have all the information. When candidates do not provide all their contact information, it raises […] Read more»

Execute With Passion

20 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
One secret to conducting an interview is to be prepared with good questions.  Here are a couple we use in our comprehensive Q&A encounters with candidates: Which of the following words will be the single most important determinant of success at the end of the day?  We are not interested in theory: –  People – […] Read more»

Strategies For LinkedIn

18 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Today’s transitioning executives are re-entering the job market poorly prepared for digital networking. Our informal research reveals that four in 10 executives looking for their next job do not have a LinkedIn profile.  Seven in 10 have poorly prepared profiles, including no professional head shot photo.  The vast majority — 99.9999 percent do not have […] Read more»