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A New Normal Job Market

14 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, DC — When I made the leap of faith from being a crime writer and investigative reporter to healthcare management, career management was much less complicated.  In fact, I was oblivious. Oh my, how times have changed. Today, the healthcare management job market has reached a “new normal” plateau – there are fewer leadership […] Read more»

It’s Your Reputation

12 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Branding.  For years, it was a term associated almost exclusively with consumer products, from the mundane like soap and toothpaste, to luxury watches and cars.   Later, service firms got in on the act, and now the career management gurus and regular people and politicians, have joined the branding tidal wave. As is the case with […] Read more»

Results Are Important, But So Is TRUST

21 April, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
The early signs of the transformation of healthcare are powering the drumbeat of career management essentials: performance, performance, performance and the ability to adapt. In an increasingly crowded healthcare job market – consolidations and layoffs are up and hiring has declined for three consecutive months – outplacement consultants, career brand coaches and recruiters are zeroing […] Read more»