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What Is Your Job Search IQ?

5 September, 2014 Posted by Nancy Swain
Looking for a job or losing a job can really challenge a person’s job IQ! It seems reasonable that you are smart, and you have had a good career so far. You can do many things and yet, smart people can sometimes be too smart for their own good to realize they are not smart […] Read more»

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»