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A New Normal Job Market

14 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, DC — When I made the leap of faith from being a crime writer and investigative reporter to healthcare management, career management was much less complicated.  In fact, I was oblivious. Oh my, how times have changed. Today, the healthcare management job market has reached a “new normal” plateau – there are fewer leadership […] Read more»

eHarmony for Job Seekers? Software Isn’t the Answer

18 June, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
Ten years ago, executives at Monster.com and other computerized job boards were smugly predicting the death of retained search as expensive, inefficient relics of a by-gone era. Today, the retained search firms, particularly those in healthcare, are reporting strong growth.  Monster, on the other hand, hired banking and strategic advisors to advise its parent company […] Read more»

Protect Thyself From Job Hunting Mistakes

28 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If the only copy of your most up to date resume is on your work computer, and you no longer have access to it because you have been sacked, well, it is hard to feel sorry for you. If you are using your office email (and telephone) for a confidential job search, I am betting […] Read more»