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

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tag: Career Management

Enabling Age Discrimination

11 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Discrimination because of age; it is illegal, and regrettably, inevitable. “No one will hire me.  I have good skills and a good record but I am having trouble to even get someone to acknowledge that I submitted a resume,” a 58-year-old healthcare executive told me recently.  “The younger kids are getting the jobs, moving up […] Read more»

Innovative Packaging

8 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In every industry there are certain accepted truths regarding success. In real estate it is location, location, location. In the cell phone space, it is all about the innovation and effectiveness of software architecture, the innovative features and elegance of design and performance. In merchandising it is all about packaging and telling a story. In […] Read more»

Changing Thoughts On Career Management

4 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — All writers, especially columnists write in search of understanding, said the late New York Times columnist David Carr.  I think he was spot on.  I have found that writing, with the aid of a lot of reading, really does help one think through their beliefs, flesh out ideas and, thankfully in some […] Read more»