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

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The Importance of Selling the ‘WHY’ We Do What We Do

18 April, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Many job candidates are eliminated at two critical choke points in the executive search process: The resume review, and The face-to-face interview. We will zero on the latter in today’s podcast. Here is the problem. Most candidates tend to talk and talk about what they do, and how they do it. But they fall short […] Read more»

The Unanswered Interview Question

17 April, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Why do you do what you do? That question is central to understanding leadership.  When my team is conducting an executive search we all know what the candidates do but very few recruiters ask why they do it, and that is a shame.  Simon Sinek, a British-American author and marketing consultant, discussed this idea at […] Read more»

Self Improvement’s New Paradigm:  Be the Best You Can Be

12 April, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Being the best one can be is a noble ideal, an optimistic exhortation from our parents, or just a quiet personal goal for daily life.  The sentiment has been around for a long time.   From 1980 to 2001, it was incorporated in the US Army’s recruitment advertising campaign, “Be All You Can Be, “ […] Read more»