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The Risk Of Being Overly Prepared

20 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In a critical game of the season, the best team — the one with the most talent and depth, the clear favorite— lost.  They were well-prepared for all possibilities but they played without inspiration. The problem?  They were overly prepared.  They had been given so much information that they lost their edge by the time […] Read more»

The JohnGSelf Partners Resume Guide: Changing Rules, Approaches

20 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The pace of change in career management is accelerating like so many other aspects of the healthcare industry. We are continually surveying thought leaders as well our candidates, clients and other healthcare organizations to identify and research those developments which could impact your career management strategy for members of the JohnGSelf + Partners Career Network. […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Should I Include My Address On My Resume?

27 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The resume writer assigned to me advised me not to include my mailing address on my resume. How do executive recruiters feel about that recommendation? I think it is bad advice. When recruiters create a database record, they prefer to have all the information. When candidates do not provide all their contact information, it raises […] Read more»