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Bad Resume, Bad Consequences

13 January, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
Candidates far and wide, be forewarned. If your resume is lacking, there will be less than desirable consequences in your job search. Last week my colleague, Nancy Swain, wrote about Jack and his frustrating job search. Jack’s biggest problem, along with apparently getting some terrible transition coaching, was using a resume that failed to crystalize […] Read more»

It’s Up To You

9 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Over the past 20 years I have spent much time with early careerists, hundreds of freshly minted graduate school would-be senior executives.  They all think they know where they are going, but clearly, the vast majority do not know how to get there.  So they ask for help with their resume, career management strategy, or […] Read more»

Recruitment: Hoping For The Best Is A Dirty Little Secret

14 August, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Recruiting a key executive, outlining client expectations, pushing him or her through new employee orientation, and then hoping for the best. The results are usually mixed and mixed is not an outcome hospitals can afford in this challenging economic R&R environment – reform and reduction. Given the cost of recruiting an executive – whether internally or […] Read more»