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

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tag: Leadership

Can You Build And Lead Teams?  

23 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Can you build and lead teams?   That is a common question in most interviews, especially those that use the behavior and values approach to sorting out candidates.  Since employees are an organization’s most important and valuable asset, I think that question is spot on. When it is framed in that manner, interviewers are focusing […] Read more»

If You Want the Job, Then Close the Deal

30 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
BIRMINGHAM — Attention candidates, if you want the job then close the deal. Landing that great new executive assignment, or winning that big internal promotion, requires an important leadership skill — great communication and the ability to motivate people to action.  Sell them.  Yes, you have to be a good at sales and close 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»