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Accountability: Own It and Explain It

26 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Weaseling out of things is important to learn.  It is what separates us from the animals — except the weasel. – Homer Simpson It is hard to go through life, including your professional career, without making mistakes.  Many of these missteps are minor with little or no consequences.  Some are job ending.  Only a few […] 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»

Be On Your Best Interview Behavior

3 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When you visit a potential employer’s facility for a face-to-face interview, be on guard, and your best behavior. From the moment you enter the parking lot until you pass through the gates on your way home or to the airport, you will be under a magnifying glass.  At least that is what you must assume.  […] Read more»