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

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWING:  How To Maximize Your Chances for Success

10 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
JACKSON, Mississippi — There are two ways to approach an interview — with a messaging plan that is based on an understanding of what the client is looking for and the client intelligence to successfully execute, or a more passive approach, simply responding to questions as asked without working in your strengths in your value […] Read more»

Preparing to Deliver Good Answers

1 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
This may surprise some candidates but executive recruiters are not indifferent to how you perform in the in-depth interview.  They want you to hit the ball out of the ballpark, to provide good answers to key questions about your leadership style and experience. When candidates put their best foot forward they make the recruiter look good, […] Read more»

Mama Can’t Help In the Interview

25 January, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
For most of us, our mothers were — or still are — our biggest cheerleaders. When we were young they wiped away the tears of disappointment or frustration.  Later in life, in moments of doubt or apprehension, they reminded us of all our great qualities and why we are so good, so wonderful.  They refueled […] Read more»