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

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Career Management

An MD With an MBA and No Executive Experience

1 December, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
A physician in his late 40s with a distinguished reputation and a robust practice in a large metro area fell in love — with the science and art of management.  He saw in this discipline an opportunity to improve the practice of medicine and delivery of care — helping people — on a much broader scale […] Read more»

Three Big Ideas for Career Management

29 November, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
“Historically there may have been periods on our planet where it was conceivable to “not change” for most of a person’s lifetime.  Mostly because people tended to die off before things changed materially. Those days are gone and we are now entering an era of exponential change – where ground breaking and fundamental change in […] Read more»

References:  The Weak Link in the Recruiting Chain

22 November, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
References are a weak link in the recruiting chain. Everyone knows that candidates will (should) submit only those colleagues who will speak highly of them.  So why not strengthen your reference list?  Why not differentiate yourself in a way hat many other candidates fail to do? Instead of mistakenly seeing references as an after thought […] Read more»