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Don’t Lose Sight of Your Goal

20 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
Looking for a job in today’s job market is challenging. In healthcare, retail and other industries, there are more people looking for executive positions than there are opportunities. Dozens, even hundreds of executives line up for consideration for every position. Turnover is those industries is at a record low. It is easy to lose focus. It is easier still to become intensely discouraged. Read more»

Should You String Along an Unqualified Candidate?

6 August, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
If you are looking for employer to strengthen your department would you offer false hope to those who not qualify? Ricky W. Washington, D.C. Well, this is an interesting question.  Let me frame this in a way that I think will clarify your question. There is a difference between being open minded and offering false […] Read more»

Time to Find Executive Healthcare Job Grows

1 July, 2019 Posted by John G. Self
I can remember when the job search timeline was less than four months, or six at the most. Now the time it takes to land a new gig is at least six months to more than a year, or longer for executives who may have a career glitch or two to overcome. Read more»