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The Trickiest Part of An Interview

28 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I have interviewed hundreds of senior executives in my more than 20 years of executive recruiting, and I have come to understand that the part of the process that trips up many candidates is  the first part of the face-to-face interview.  It is what I call the get acquainted segment. First, we would not be […] Read more»

A New Normal Job Market

14 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, DC — When I made the leap of faith from being a crime writer and investigative reporter to healthcare management, career management was much less complicated.  In fact, I was oblivious. Oh my, how times have changed. Today, the healthcare management job market has reached a “new normal” plateau – there are fewer leadership […] Read more»

Profound State of Values Disconnect

9 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Values are important.  The further one goes in their career – the higher one rises in an organization – the more important their values (should) become.  Executives make decisions every day.  Their values are in play at every turn, whether they consciously think about it or not. Personally, I believe we should think about them […] Read more»