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6 Ideas For Fighting Age Bigotry

13 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
For aging executives, here is the cardinal rule: do not make it easy for prospective employers (and they’re typically young recruiters) to discriminate against you.Sadly true, some recruiters and employers are age bigots.  If you are older than their mind’s-eye vision of their ideal candidate you won’t be considered regardless of your relevant experience or […] Read more»

So, What’s In It for the Candidates Who Were Not Selected?

9 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
DENVER – When searching for a more rewarding job, candidates for senior leadership positions often must jump through hoops, so to speak, and the odds can be against them. Typically, for each executive healthcare position offered, dozens of candidates apply. From those, only 10 or 15 are given serious thought and, usually, only five are […] Read more»

11 Strategies For Executive Search 

6 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When colleagues ask why we are pushing the envelope on how executive search should be done, the answer is really an easy one. Just because clients don’t ask for a new approach doesn’t mean recruiters shouldn’t explore better ways to help them meet their talent acquisition needs. At a time when many of our competitors […] Read more»