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Be Prepared To Lose Your Job

8 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When an executive gets the sack, there are two underlying facts: they were caught off guard, or, they saw it coming.  Either way, there is no reason — no excuse — not to be prepared, especially in an era of rambunctious business model reform, consolidation and layoffs. So even if you are not sweating bullets, […] Read more»

LinkedIn: Love It Or Hate It, But Understand It

10 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
ATLANTA — LinkedIn is one of the most important breakthroughs in personal career brand management and job search process in the last 40 years. LinkedIn is a professional networking tool on steroids. Unless you are a senior executive with a wonderful golden parachute that will take you comfortably to retirement, you should quickly master LinkedIn […] Read more»

Strategies For LinkedIn

18 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Today’s transitioning executives are re-entering the job market poorly prepared for digital networking. Our informal research reveals that four in 10 executives looking for their next job do not have a LinkedIn profile.  Seven in 10 have poorly prepared profiles, including no professional head shot photo.  The vast majority — 99.9999 percent do not have […] Read more»