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

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Conventional Wisdom Is Seldom Right, Especially When It Comes to Age of Applicant

8 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Age discrimination exists. It is alive and well in so many industries, some more than others. Sometimes I think healthcare is in the “some” category. Talent selection seems to be governed by conventional wisdom — that is to say if you are old you must be slow, technologically inept, forgetful, inefficient, set […] Read more»

Avoid A CEO Mis-Hire: A Step-By-Step Guide for Rural and Community Hospitals

6 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – A financially viable community hospital is an important economic pillar. Without a hospital it is hard to recruit new physicians, young teachers with families, or to lure companies that will create jobs. When a community hospital closes, especially in towns separated from definitive care by distance or geography, the community’s economic base […] Read more»

Candidates Lie

4 January, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
“Advances are made by answering questions Discoveries are made by questioning answers.”                                    — Bernard Haisch   Bernard Haisch is a German-born American astrophysicist. A recruiter he was not, but he certainly offered up a bit of insight that […] Read more»