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

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Can You Build And Lead Teams?  

23 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Can you build and lead teams?   That is a common question in most interviews, especially those that use the behavior and values approach to sorting out candidates.  Since employees are an organization’s most important and valuable asset, I think that question is spot on. When it is framed in that manner, interviewers are focusing […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Why Do Recruiters Fail to Acknowledge My Interest?

12 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Why do recruiters fail to acknowledge my interest? Even when I met the criteria 100%! Do not take it personally. Easy to say, maddeningly frustrating to accept. The list of reasons is long, and mostly unacceptable. While there are some large search firms that are rather cavalier about following up with candidates they no longer […] Read more»

Less Money, Higher Expectations

21 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The harsh reality in healthcare is that providers must meet higher expectations for quality of care and enhanced patient safety all within the framework of lower costs, our new holy grail. This points to a need to shift in the way we execute our talent acquisition programs.  We need to hold our recruiters accountable for […] Read more»