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ASK THE RECRUITER: Resume Length

21 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
What is the ideal length of a resume?  I have had several so-called experts who say it should never be more than two pages. What is your opinion? There are no hard and fast rules on length with these two exceptions: If you are new graduate with limited work experience, your resume should not exceed […] Read more»

Everyone Needs A Coach

21 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
What is the best career advice you have ever been given? That is one of the questions we ask in our in-depth interview with potential candidates.  Some candidates, quickly assessing the risk-reward of an off-the-mark answer, try to guess what we want to hear.   If you look at them, you can see the mental […] Read more»

Ask the Executive Recruiter

10 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
This is a new feature of Self-Perspective.  If you have questions regarding your resume, career branding, social media or career transition, send us an email.  This first edition includes frequently asked questions we have received over the last year.   I am a candidate in more than one search.  They are all progressing at a different […] Read more»