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Creating Your Value Proposition And Selling Your Value

11 February, 2015 Posted by Nancy Swain
Let’s talk value. Value is relative. Value Added, Value Proposition, Value Messages, Positioning Value… We’ve all heard about “added value”, there’s no value that’s a real value unless it is relevant to the listener and their needs. Many of us have professional backgrounds where we sold services and “value”. My passion is in capturing value and […] 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»

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»