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Tough Love: Change Or Get Out of the Way

21 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
If you haven’t heard, the job search market for executives is changing, and judging by the quality of the vast majority of resumes we receive, many candidates haven’t.   In healthcare, the perfect storm of structural, regulatory and reimbursement reforms are driving those who make the hiring decisions to scrutinize potential candidates more intensely than […] Read more»

Tips On Reference Management

28 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
   John filed this post from Las Vegas where he keynoted the opening session for the American Academy of Medical Administrators annual conference and led a career management workshop.  LAS VEGAS – As clients intensify their focus on finding the best available talent, they are zeroing in on the candidate’s quantitative accomplishments as much as, […] Read more»

Changing Our Approach to Candidate Resume Review

26 February, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
HOUSTON — When I entered the executive search industry nearly 20 years ago I steadfastly believed that it was not my job to coach a candidate on the quality of their resume, or how to manage their references.   Their ability to submit a stellar resume, I reasoned, was part of the test to determine their […] Read more»