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

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The Good and Bad of ‘Just Good Enough’

20 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In the American jumble of providers and services that we like to call a “healthcare system”, there is a phrase that is the enemy of all that we are supposed to stand for — Just good enough. This simple little phrase is infected with implications most of which are not very good when it comes […] Read more»

Recruiting Isn’t a One-Way Street

13 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
There is a cost — sometimes high, sometimes painful — for making bad career decisions. Consider these consequences: Inability to secure a new job because of a checkered resume Relegated to higher risk, lower tier organizations where you will earn less money and be more vulnerable to organizational dysfunction So lets go back to the […] Read more»

Stories Can Enhance Your Career Brand

2 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
He came late to the search.  He had a nice background, respectable accomplishments and was persistent — he really wanted to be interviewed. The only time I could meet him was 8 AM on a Saturday morning.  I had a flight at 1 PM and he could take it or leave it.  If this guy […] Read more»