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Full Disclosure Key to Recruiting Success

27 June, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There have been many things written about the executive search process.  Some are amusing with a ring of truth –  executive recruitment is like getting married after four dates – and others are less flattering, that recruiters are the world’s worst communicators. But it is the lack of full disclosure that is one of the […] Read more»

Is Your Organization Making These Hiring Mistakes?

9 June, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Here is what we know:  Great talent is critical to the success of business Great talent is hard to come by; most of our employees are not “A”s, the best, but “Bs” and “Cs” Hiring the wrong person is a very costly and very painful Most organizations do a terrible job screening potential candidates.Click To […] Read more»

Tough Love: Change Or Get Out of the Way

21 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If you haven’t heard, the job search market for executives is changing, and judging by the quality of the vast majority of resumes we receive, many candidates haven’t.   In healthcare, the perfect storm of structural, regulatory and reimbursement reforms are driving those who make the hiring decisions to scrutinize potential candidates more intensely than […] Read more»