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

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Healthcare Layoffs 3 Critical Issues to Consider

8 July, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note: John is taking a writing day off. This post originally appeared on July 31, 2013. Given the accelerating pace of health system and hospital consolidations, and reports of additional layoffs, this post contains some important issues concerning layoffs. _______________ That question is not if, but when and how many. Layoffs. They are inevitable in […] Read more»

‘What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There’

27 June, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
The smart leaders, as the saying goes, surround themselves with competent smart people and stay out of their way. The great organizations are those populated with confident executives who are not afraid to hire people who are smarter than they are. Great theory but in the field of talent acquisition it is rarely practiced. Recruiters […] Read more»

What the Hell Does Quality Have to Do With Running a Hospital?

23 June, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Today we focus on a troubling fact in healthcare — our values are not where they need to be.   If you are a hospital CEO who believes that, at the end of the day, it is all about financial performance, then click the off button now.  You will not like what you hear.  This […] Read more»