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Lies, Damn Lies and Other Misrepresentations

10 October, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
JOHN G. SELF, Founder JohnMarch Partners | Advisors in Executive Search DALLAS, October 9, 2008 -- I have been telling my healthcare colleagues over the past couple of years that at long last, candidates seem to have gotten the message – that career/resume misrepresentation is a bad idea. After some notable, very public examples – the Notre Dame football coach and the former CEO of Fort-Worth-based Radio Shack to Read more»

Healthcare Boards, CEOs Should Act Now

4 October, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Saturday, October 4, 2008 -- For hospital boards and chief executive officers, the time to act is now. Waiting and hoping that the nation’s worsening economic ills will not affect health care is simply not a credible business strategy. Now is the time to Topgrade© your leadership team – to identify those executives and managers within your organization, or in the broader market, who are best suited to he Read more»

Russian Roulette In Executive Search

19 September, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
A major hospital is ready to make an offer to a prized senior leadership candidate. This is the candidate they want. The other finalist is impressive, but not a spot-on fit. Then the worst possible thing happens. Problems with the number one candidate’s background check. Two arrests. This prized leader was not forthcoming concerning serious issues in his background. How could this happen? How the recruitment pr Read more»