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Resume Advice: Our 5 Most Common Comments

19 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
VERNON, Texas — In a highly competitive job market that will only become more so, why would you be content to send out a less than your best effort resume? Our firm is flooded with resumes asking for comments or suggestions.  Some of the resumes are produced by professional resume writers.  Some are great.  Others […] Read more»

Tips For Being An Organized Candidate

17 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — For candidates in transition, a poorly organized job search can damage your career brand.  In other words, being disorganized and unprepared is a sure-fire way for a candidate with an otherwise good reputation and solid record of accomplishment to fall from glory. When that happens, do not expect a call from the […] Read more»

Hidden Message in the Placement Guarantee

15 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Our Firm has been offering my executive search clients a three-year placement guarantee for more than 20 years.  We do it on every search, not just when it is forced by market competition, which some national and regional firms do. How can JohnGSelf + Partners  afford to do that? Because we employ one of the […] Read more»