About John G. Self

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

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Quest for the Best: Key Questions For Your Internal Recruiters

22 February, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
As increasing numbers of health systems and hospitals move to bring their executive and management recruiting functions in house in an effort to reduce costs and improve quality, CEOs -- and their Chief Human Resource Officers -- should be asking questions to ensure that the outcomes will be better and the costs lower. Read more»

The Will to Prepare to Win Together when Onboarding

13 February, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
The cost of hiring the wrong executive or manager is exceptionally expensive. Everyone knows it, but it is seldom discussed because that cost never shows up directly on the financial statement. Executive search built around Onboarding is an excellent hedge against post employment failure. Read more»

Co-Creation: Market Research, Market Adaptation and Customer Service At Its Best

11 February, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Co-Creation is more than a strategy or marketing slogan to replace the term “partnering relationship.” It is a business philosophy and a leadership way-of- life that requires time and hard work. Co-Creation is market research, market adaptation, and customer service at its best. Read more»