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Truth-Telling Questions:  How to Gauge Authenticity

27 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
John has written several blogs over the past 12 months regarding the importance of candidates being authentic in their interviews.  Today’s post discusses an approach employers can use to test candidate authenticity and leading to a feeling of trust that they are hiring the right qualified person. For employers trust is a key factor in […] Read more»

Making It Personal – Part II

17 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
This is a follow up to John Self’s previous post titled Impact Patient Safety By Making It Personal. NEW YORK — The secret to improving quality of care and enhancing patient safety and best-in-class executive recruiting have more in common than meets the eye. It’s called personal accountability with a heavy dose of outcome ownership. I […] Read more»

We Know You Want The Job, But Why Should We Hire You?

8 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
One of the rarest of confessions in the in-depth executive job interview is, “I want this job.” Candidates think they are saying it but what we usually hear is a response with varying degrees of getting close but never uttering the words to close the deal. It is as if stating, simply and for the […] Read more»