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Tips For Being An Organized Candidate

17 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — For candidates in transition, a poorly organized job search can damage your career brand.  In other words, being disorganized and unprepared is a sure-fire way for a candidate with an otherwise good reputation and solid record of accomplishment to fall from glory. When that happens, do not expect a call from the […] Read more»

Hidden Message in the Placement Guarantee

15 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Our Firm has been offering my executive search clients a three-year placement guarantee for more than 20 years.  We do it on every search, not just when it is forced by market competition, which some national and regional firms do. How can JohnGSelf + Partners  afford to do that? Because we employ one of the […] Read more»

Own Your Weaknesses

10 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Some of the worst answers I ever heard in candidate interviews came in response to one question. What are your weaknesses? Candidates know, or should know, that this question is coming, just as certain as the sun will rise in the East and set in the West each day.  What amazes me and amuses me […] Read more»