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So, You Got the Job! Now What?

27 October, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
If you are starting a new job today, congratulations. It is an outstanding achievement to win a position in such a highly competitive employment market at a time when a devastating pandemic continues to rage, and layoffs are ongoing and probably will increase. Read more»

ONBOARDING: Six Important Pillars

21 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Part two of a two part blog series Editor’s Note: In Tuesday blog post, John described the disastrous start to a CNO’s new job.  Things only got worse and she resigned before her 80th day on the job.  Today’s post discusses what a best-in-class program should look like. Podcast Rescheduled:  Wednesday’s podcast did not air […] Read more»

An Executive’s Disastrous Start In A New Job

19 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“My takeaway from my new employee orientation experience is that it is the place where you go to learn how to be fired,” a Vice President said. Mary Elizabeth’s first day on the job as the new Chief Nursing Executive for a suburban hospital was a disaster. It only went down hill from there. As […] Read more»