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

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Recruiting

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»

Making It Personal – Part II

17 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
This is a follow up to John Self’s previous post titled Impact Patient Safety By Making It Personal. NEW YORK — The secret to improving quality of care and enhancing patient safety and best-in-class executive recruiting have more in common than meets the eye. It’s called personal accountability with a heavy dose of outcome ownership. I […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER:  How to Avoid A BIG Surprise In Your Job Search

3 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
CEO candidates DO NOT like serious game-changing surprises with new jobs, especially those that surface AFTER they have accepted the position and relocated their family. This happens far too often. One rhetorical question I frequently hear:  “The recruiter didn’t know or they chose not to tell me.  No one on the board of management team […] Read more»