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The Perfect Interview

4 December, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
A key to success in the executive search process is business intelligence — how to get it and how to use it. That is certainly the case if you are a candidate and you want to have a perfect interview, or at least as nearly perfect as possible in today’s competitive job market.   Here […] Read more»

In Interviewing: Hit the Damn Ball In the Hole

4 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
I am not a great golfer.  In fact, if you know anything about the game, and then watched me play it, you could argue that my “I am not a great golfer” disclosure was a grand overstatement of the truth.  In millennial speak: I suck at golf. But I do know this about the game. […] Read more»

Standing Out In A Crowded Panel Of Candidates

16 October, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
If you ask late night talk show hosts like David Letterman or Jay Leno what frustrates them the most, it is the guest who comes on the set and sits there like a lump, answering questions but hardly working up a sweat; a mechanical interview of no insight or real lasting value that provides little […] Read more»