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Quit Wasting Your Time

15 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Another interesting search, and the influx of resumes from potential candidates again highlights a recurring problem in the field of career management.  The vast majority of the resumes are, regrettably, all alike. In a competitive employment marketplace you would think that candidates would give more thought to differentiating themselves.  No, it is as if the […] Read more»

LinkedIn: Love It Or Hate It, But Understand It

10 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
ATLANTA — LinkedIn is one of the most important breakthroughs in personal career brand management and job search process in the last 40 years. LinkedIn is a professional networking tool on steroids. Unless you are a senior executive with a wonderful golden parachute that will take you comfortably to retirement, you should quickly master LinkedIn […] Read more»

Hope Is A Dangerous Word

8 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
SACRAMENTO — Hope is such a wonderful word.  It is wrapped in an aura of positive thoughts, personal aspirations and expectations.  It is forwarding looking. It can also be a deadly trap, an affliction that leads to failure. Having hope for success is not the same thing as having a strategy with specific tactics to […] Read more»