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Career Management Homework

23 April, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
John is in San Antonio to speak to the Association of Imaging Management’s spring conference. SAN ANTONIO, Texas – If you had a blank sheet of paper and a pen: How would you redesign America’s healthcare system to ensure high quality, lower costs and increased patient satisfaction? How would you redesign your career – your […] Read more»

Cover Letters Are DOA

19 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I am not going to beat around the bush.  Cover letters are, for most recruiters, DOA.  If your resume doesn’t sell you, the cover letter won’t save you.  With the need for pinpoint screening, and with more and more candidates competing for the top jobs, internal recruiters and external search consultants simply do not have […] Read more»

Changing Our Approach to Candidate Resume Review

26 February, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
HOUSTON — When I entered the executive search industry nearly 20 years ago I steadfastly believed that it was not my job to coach a candidate on the quality of their resume, or how to manage their references.   Their ability to submit a stellar resume, I reasoned, was part of the test to determine their […] Read more»