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A Job Search Strategy, Daily Routine

29 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
At 32, after eight mostly successful years as a special projects manager for a major health system, Sally was out of a job.  That there were 150 colleagues in the corporate office facing the same fate did not make this day easier. They called it a strategic realignment.  When she left her office for the […] Read more»

Quit Wasting Your Time

15 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Another interesting search, and the influx of resumes from potential candidates again highlights a recurring problem in the field of career management.  The vast majority of the resumes are, regrettably, all alike. In a competitive employment marketplace you would think that candidates would give more thought to differentiating themselves.  No, it is as if the […] Read more»

No Margin For Error

17 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
This is the first of a three-part blog theme with some ideas on how and why candidates must adapt to how market competition and the transformation of healthcare are rapidly changing the job market Seasoned healthcare executives entering the job market, either through no fault of their own (restructuring/downsizing) or because they failed to deliver […] Read more»