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

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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»

Less Money, Higher Expectations

21 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The harsh reality in healthcare is that providers must meet higher expectations for quality of care and enhanced patient safety all within the framework of lower costs, our new holy grail. This points to a need to shift in the way we execute our talent acquisition programs.  We need to hold our recruiters accountable for […] Read more»

Candidate Vetting:  Three Essential Steps

18 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Birmingham, Alabama — The secret fear of every search consultant is that a candidate with an unknown sordid background will blow up in the client’s face. No one, and I mean NO ONE, wants to spend time and money on an executive search only to see everything go to waste because the selected candidate had […] Read more»