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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»

Importance of Strategic Talent Management

13 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
LUBBOCK, Texas – If you are not thinking about your human capital – aka your employees — in strategic terms, you won’t be winning a world series any time soon. For you heretics who are unfamiliar with the phrase America’s pastime, let me introduce you to Brian Sabean, the general manager of the exciting San […] Read more»

So, What’s In It for the Candidates Who Were Not Selected?

9 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
DENVER – When searching for a more rewarding job, candidates for senior leadership positions often must jump through hoops, so to speak, and the odds can be against them. Typically, for each executive healthcare position offered, dozens of candidates apply. From those, only 10 or 15 are given serious thought and, usually, only five are […] Read more»