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

Subscribe to the Blog via Email

Archives

Recommended Reading

Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

Recruiting

The Buyer and the Recruiter

30 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
What is the difference between a recruiter who asks questions to gain information and a  recruiter who does the homework and then asks questions to gain understanding? It is about the same as the consumer who buys what he or she likes versus the corporate buyer who stocks the store with merchandise that others will […] Read more»

The Trickiest Part of An Interview

28 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I have interviewed hundreds of senior executives in my more than 20 years of executive recruiting, and I have come to understand that the part of the process that trips up many candidates is  the first part of the face-to-face interview.  It is what I call the get acquainted segment. First, we would not be […] Read more»

Pardon My ‘Self-Serving’ Moment

25 July, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
As healthcare providers, large and small, move toward accountable value-based reimbursement and population health management, those of us who serve those companies are preparing for change as well.  Like our customers, we, too, must be prepared to be more accountable — own the outcome, share the financial risks in what we do or recommend and, […] Read more»