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5 Questions Rural Hospitals Should Ask Their Recruiter

9 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
One of the most common mistakes hospital boards make in hiring a recruiter is a preference, or impression, that the size of the firm counts.  A big national firm, they reason, will have access to a broader array of candidates. That is not true.  Size has no bearing on access to candidates, especially the best […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Addressing Gaps For Rehab

23 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Question:  A close friend eecently completed five weeks of inpatient alcohol rehab and is now in the middle of an intensive outpatient treatment for three more months.  When he gets back into the job market, how should he address the time period involved for rehab on his resume? There are many variables that must be […] Read more»

Candidate Vetting:  Three Essential Steps

18 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Birmingham, Alabama — The secret fear of every search consultant is that a candidate with an unknown sordid background will blow up in the client’s face. No one, and I mean NO ONE, wants to spend time and money on an executive search only to see everything go to waste because the selected candidate had […] Read more»