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

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Employees Are 70 Percent of Net Worth

5 January, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Your employees are 70 percent of your organization’s net worth. Gary S. Becker, a Nobel laureate in economics, estimates that 70 percent of a company’s challenges are met successfully by its human capital – the men and women we call employees. Without employees – the human capital -- you have nothing at all, including net worth. Read more»

Baseball, Leadership and ‘A Thing Well Done’

29 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
In the world of healthcare leadership, it is not enough to master the current lexicon of business speak or only produce profits, good leaders must focus on doing what is right “out of genuine appreciation and respect for one’s craft and appreciation for excellence for its own sake,” as Costas concluded. In my book, that is virtue. Read more»

CASE EXAMPLE: Talent Mapping, Management Succession Reduces Costs, Losses

28 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
A high performing Director of the Lab for a 565-bed hospital announced her resignation. The Vice President responsible for overseeing the department consults with the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Human Resources and then contacts several contingency recruiters to identify potential candidates. Read More to learn how Talent Mapping and Onboarding can help your organization avoid this disruption. Read more»