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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»

CORPORATE CONSOLIDATION: Airlines, Hospitals Face Challenges

8 September, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
The CEO of a major airline that is in the early stages of merging two very diverse operations and cultures, recently bragged about how good things were going, much better than expected, certainly better than the United/Continental union which hit some large speed bumps over the last 18 months. His company is profitable.  If you […] Read more»

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»