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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»

Candidates Must Master Social Media, Brand Management

18 December, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Dan is spending this Christmas holiday in a rented town home in suburban DFW worried about his future.  Dan, his wife and two kids relocated to Dallas to be near family.  They’ve done a major lifestyle shift to preserve his dwindling savings. Dan is a seasoned executive in both the investor-owned and not-for-profit hospital industry […] Read more»

Career Management: Layoffs and Relocation

5 August, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Corporate relocation issues are a major factor in career and personal brand management.  I have seen executives abandon an otherwise promising career because a spouse and/or family will not consider relocation. As an executive recruiter, my role is not to judge.  Candidates make decisions about relocating for a new job based on a multiple of […] Read more»