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2016 Career Brand Management Resolutions

4 January, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
As we begin another business year, I thought a good way to launch the 2016 version of Self Perspective would be to share a list of New Year’s Resolutions that, if we would only follow them, would produce great value in our careers. I will treat my team — my subordinates, my peers and my […] Read more»

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»

ASK THE RECRUITER:  How to Avoid A BIG Surprise In Your Job Search

3 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
CEO candidates DO NOT like serious game-changing surprises with new jobs, especially those that surface AFTER they have accepted the position and relocated their family. This happens far too often. One rhetorical question I frequently hear:  “The recruiter didn’t know or they chose not to tell me.  No one on the board of management team […] Read more»