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ASK THE RECRUITER: Resume Format

5 December, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Ask the Recruiter is a regular feature.  We answer questions we receive from active candidates, those considering making a change or those in active transition.  Send your questions to SelfPerspective.   Why do executive recruiters prefer a chronological resume versus a functional resume or curriculum vitae? Two reasons — to easily document your career progression and […] Read more»

Job Seekers: Focus On The Five Fundamentals

14 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Successful athletes on winning teams have one thing in common: they intensely and consistently focus on the fundamentals. That principle applies to executives and managers, as well as candidates in the job market.  Being a successful executive or manager is about focusing on the fundamentals and, more importantly, drilling down to ensure there is consistency […] 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»