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Job Change?  Failure Is Right Around the Corner

22 September, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Senior executives who have built an impressive track record of consistently meeting or exceeding performance expectations in every position they have held, be on the alert.  Failure could be right around the corner — with your new employer. CEOs and other leaders amass a certain level of complete confidence that they know what they are […] Read more»

Interim Executive: Potentially Attractive Career Option

10 September, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
While the job market may be tightening for healthcare C-Suite positions, coupled with intense competition for those jobs that do become available, there is one career segment that will probably see significant growth over the next five years:  interim executives. For executives who have a solid record of performance in financial and operational improvement, this […] Read more»

Joys and Risks of Being A Free Agent

6 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Economic downturns have, over the past five or six cycles, produced a dramatic shift in the traditional employer/employee relationships.  Long-time workers are being downsized out of an organization and then brought back as consultants to handle projects for which they are particularly skilled, frequently for a very attractive fee. Former employees lose what is increasingly […] Read more»