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A Job Search Strategy, Daily Routine

29 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
At 32, after eight mostly successful years as a special projects manager for a major health system, Sally was out of a job.  That there were 150 colleagues in the corporate office facing the same fate did not make this day easier. They called it a strategic realignment.  When she left her office for the […] Read more»

Building and Sustaining A Professional Network

13 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
In good times and bad, building and sustaining a vital network of professional contacts is one the most important keys to effective career management.  A robust network will minimize the negative effects of the inevitable setbacks that occur. For an executive looking for the next promotion or the manager who has lost his or her […] Read more»