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

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I’m Thinking About Your Career Brand, You Should, Too

18 September, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Random thoughts about career brand management and my advice to the very talented and values-conscious Millennial generation at the start of a new week. Do your job, get it done.  Understand your targets – aka your boss’s targets — and make him or her look good.  Don’t whine about the extra hours you have to […] Read more»

Your Boss Brand

12 September, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
So, what is your “boss brand?” When I sat down at the bar for dinner Friday night, the bartender, full of testosterone, flipped down a cocktail napkin and asked, “What can I get for you boss?” Boss?   I am nor your boss and glad that I am not.  I would probably sack you.  I […] Read more»

Getting the Sack: Why Small Community CEOs Fail To Survive In A Perfect Scenario

18 August, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
A CEO is hired into a perfect situation but fails to survive two years.  How could this happen? It begins with recruiters who take a plug-and-play approach to candidate selection.  And it usually ends with candidates who allow their egos to ignore some important signposts regarding a community’s culture.   In secondary markets, you not […] Read more»