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

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2016 Career Brand Management Resolutions

4 January, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
As we begin another business year, I thought a good way to launch the 2016 version of Self Perspective would be to share a list of New Year’s Resolutions that, if we would only follow them, would produce great value in our careers. I will treat my team — my subordinates, my peers and my […] Read more»

Recruiting:  There Is No Single Formula for Getting It Right

7 December, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
A central question for executive recruiters, or people who hire executive recruiters, is this:  are you filling an order or are you engaging in a comprehensive journey to find a qualified executive who will “fit” in the client organization and deliver sustainable value? As I have written in the past, the vast majority of recruiters […] Read more»

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»