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

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But He Was Fired….

2 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
It is amazing to me the number of candidates who submit resumes that reflect a life and a career with no apparent mistakes or disappointments.  This is the result of an evolving body of career management advice that recognizes recruiters are expected to deliver the best of the best.  So, resumes are constructed to gloss […] Read more»

Putting Your Followers First

24 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If you are going to lead people, you’d better demonstrate that you care more about them than you do about yourself. So says Don Knauss, Chief Executive Officer of Clorox.  Mr. Knauss was featured in Adam Bryant’s Corner Office in Sunday’s The New York Times.  Leaders who really believe and act on that basis build […] Read more»

Finding the Leaders of Tomorrow

23 December, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
I enjoy the thrill of finding something new and good and it is very gratifying when others agree.  Music, books, and people — leadership talent — are among my favorite interests. I collect music.  I have eclectic tastes that range from opera to hip hop.  Now that, as they say, covers a lot of territory. […] Read more»