John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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Career Management

Will Your Resume Make The Front Of The Line Or The Trashcan? 

17 October, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Wow, that person has accomplished a lot! That is music to any recruiter’s ears. It is certainly so much better than, this candidate has a lot of experience. All else being equal, or nearly equal, I am going to focus on the candidate whose resume provides a great picture of success based on quantifiable accomplishments […] Read more»

Playing Hard to Get (Find)

3 October, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
It is amazing how so many otherwise good candidates are frustrated because they do not get calls from recruiters. They are playing hard to get (read: find). If you are one of these people in transition and actively seeking a new leadership position, or if you are a passive candidate — happy and successful in […] Read more»

Job Change?  Failure Is Right Around the Corner

22 September, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Senior executives who have built an impressive track record of consistently meeting or exceeding performance expectations in every position they have held, be on the alert.  Failure could be right around the corner — with your new employer. CEOs and other leaders amass a certain level of complete confidence that they know what they are […] Read more»