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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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Small Firms Can Compete

20 December, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
JohnMarch Partners, a boutique healthcare search consultancy based in downtown Dallas, was awarded multiple search assignments by a UAE firm working under contract with the UAE government. We beat out several of the major firms for this assignment. Not only is the work very profitable, there is a good possibility that our academic practice will pick up related assignments. How did we get the engagement? Believe it or Read more»

Accountability for Executive Recruiters: A New Paradigm

8 December, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Texas [Dec. 8, 2008] -- As the economic carnage continues to unfold on Wall Street and other financial centers of the world, Main Street is beginning to brace for what could be tough times for the U.S. While healthcare typically is spared the full brunt of the misery, hospital CEOs have already started to look for ways to cut expenses and to wrench more value from the money they pay to vendors, particularly c Read more»

Videoconference Interviews and Marriage

5 November, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
CHICAGO, November 5, 2008 -- Would you get engaged to marry a person who you met only through one or two video conference sessions? You would be crazy. That is exactly what an increasing number of top-tier executive search firms are asking their clients to accept. With increasing frequency, some name brand recruiters are relying on videoconference interviews – and in some cases only telephone calls – to make a cr Read more»