John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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Will Color Help?

9 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
  DETROIT — Will color help?  What about a jazzy design with eye-catching graphics?  Will that pizzazz help me catch the eye of an employer, elevate me to the top of the list, and speed my job search? When it comes to the use of color, clever graphics and nifty design on a resume, the […] Read more»

Surviving an In-Depth Interview

2 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — The competition for best executive leadership positions is intensifying. With market consolidation and an increasing number of layoffs due to health systems and hospitals trimming operating expenses, there are way more candidates than there are jobs.  This puts more pressure on the candidates to hit the ball out of the park during […] Read more»

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»