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Credit Report: A Blunt Weapon in Hiring

17 June, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS (June 17, 2009) -- For years, corporate recruiting executives and managers barely checked candidate-provided references – much less criminal, civil or credit records before making employment offers. Now, in a country known for not finding the middle ground if it had a map, a compass and a finely tuned sense of direction, companies are eliminating otherwise qualified candidates who are out of work. The reason Read more»

SWAN DIVE: From the Frying Pan Into the Fire

27 May, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
FORT WORTH, Texas (May 27, 2009) – One of the toughest career management decisions is when to leave your current organization. Chief executive officers, vice presidents, and even department directors all agonize over this call. So many factors cloud our thinking. Read more»

He Has Reached Rock Bottom And Started To Dig…

23 April, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Texas (April 23, 2009) -- Much has been written in the past year about leadership in healthcare. With the economic crisis continuing to batter the financial performance of many U.S. hospitals, I am willing to bet much more will be written over the next several months. Read more»