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Tools for Networking

16 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
BALTIMORE — The importance of smart networking in career management, always important to support personal brand management, is now a critical must-do. Continued government-driven efforts to reform America’s healthcare delivery system will promote “shrinkage” and, conversely, more competition for each leadership position. Today it is not uncommon for recruiters to receive 40 to 50, sometimes many [&hellip Read more»

The Language of Finding A Job Is In Defining Your Value

28 January, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The concept that led to the creation of the so-called elevator speech is dead. Thank goodness. As most of you know it was a favorite term, a tool, a recommendation that career coaches liked to pass along to those who were thinking about, or actually looking for a new job. The problem with this elevator […] Read more»

MUSICAL CHAIRS: Alternative Career Strategies for the Future

7 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Are you doing what you love to do?  Are you any good at it — are you in the top 10 percent performance-wise of hospital executives in the country? If you are not consistently a top performer, then prepare yourself for the probable bad news — your career will not go the way you envisioned […] Read more»