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Board Preparation Key to Success In Recruiting

10 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — For board members it is not if, it is simply when. The when is when they will be forced to go through a search to replace their chief executive, the result of a retirement, poor performance, or because their former executive got a better job. For every board that has experience with […] Read more»

Hidden Message in the Placement Guarantee

15 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Our Firm has been offering my executive search clients a three-year placement guarantee for more than 20 years.  We do it on every search, not just when it is forced by market competition, which some national and regional firms do. How can JohnGSelf + Partners  afford to do that? Because we employ one of the […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Dress Code for Interviews

17 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
  Q:  I am interviewing with a recruiter for an executive position with mid-sized hospital community hospital.  My current organization is very casual and none of the executives wear a coat and tie to work.  I understand that more and more executives prefer a more relaxed dress code.  How should I dress for the interview? […] Read more»