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So, You Want To Be A Dream Candidate?

29 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There is a common theme from executive level candidates who are frustrated that someone with lesser skills, record of success or credentials, was selected.  How did that happen? And with that common theme, there is this common candidate question:  What could I have done better?   For candidates who want to elevate their job search […] Read more»

Protect Thyself From Job Hunting Mistakes

28 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If the only copy of your most up to date resume is on your work computer, and you no longer have access to it because you have been sacked, well, it is hard to feel sorry for you. If you are using your office email (and telephone) for a confidential job search, I am betting […] Read more»

Tough Love: Change Or Get Out of the Way

21 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If you haven’t heard, the job search market for executives is changing, and judging by the quality of the vast majority of resumes we receive, many candidates haven’t.   In healthcare, the perfect storm of structural, regulatory and reimbursement reforms are driving those who make the hiring decisions to scrutinize potential candidates more intensely than […] Read more»