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No Margin For Error

17 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
This is the first of a three-part blog theme with some ideas on how and why candidates must adapt to how market competition and the transformation of healthcare are rapidly changing the job market Seasoned healthcare executives entering the job market, either through no fault of their own (restructuring/downsizing) or because they failed to deliver […] Read more»

How Does Your Resume Smell?

20 December, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
The best time to be in a retail bakery is in the morning.  The aroma is overpowering.  Freshly baked coffee cakes and breakfast danish loaded with cinnamon and almonds. The smell of breads and cakes just out of the oven.  Wow, the aroma alone will sell the products.  It compels you to buy something, usually […] Read more»

Common Resume Mistakes Hurt Candidates

30 January, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In a tight job market, it is fascinating how many senior level and aspiring executives shoot themselves in the career foot with mediocre or bad resumes, or with a resume that contains major mistakes. There is no shortage of books, columns and blogs that provide guidance in resume development, outlining the rules of what you […] Read more»