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

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Passively, Aggressively Fired

27 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Dan was pleased to get the job.  It was a promotion in title, scope of responsibility, more base salary, a larger bonus potential and much better benefits.  He began with confidence, he had all the whistles and bells his new employer was looking for, plus a solid book of experience. On his first day, Dan […] Read more»

5 Questions to Ask Your CEO Recruiter

6 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Every year, hundreds of hospitals recruit a new CEO. And every year, a surprisingly high number of the successful candidates fail to survive two years. Even more disturbing, many who do survive are marginal performers – they are not good enough to take the hospital to the next level of performance but they are not […] Read more»

Execute With Passion

20 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
One secret to conducting an interview is to be prepared with good questions.  Here are a couple we use in our comprehensive Q&A encounters with candidates: Which of the following words will be the single most important determinant of success at the end of the day?  We are not interested in theory: –  People – […] Read more»