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Be On Your Best Interview Behavior

3 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When you visit a potential employer’s facility for a face-to-face interview, be on guard, and your best behavior. From the moment you enter the parking lot until you pass through the gates on your way home or to the airport, you will be under a magnifying glass.  At least that is what you must assume.  […] Read more»

Good Technology, Bad Technology

27 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Technology and automation have revolutionized the world.  Technology and automation also have enabled some very bad habits that can have nasty consequences. A captain with a major US airline once told me that the Airbus jet he flies, is one of the most automated, technologically advanced airplanes in the sky.  He added, however, that there […] Read more»

Interim Candidate Selection:  A Better Way

24 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — When selecting an interim executive, there is always the risk of making a bad choice. Too often the decision is based on the resume and the advice, slanted or not, from the interim company executive touting the candidate list.  Frequently these decisions are made at a time of crisis and with a […] Read more»