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What Does Your Hiring Process Look Like?

23 February, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
How do you hire? What characteristics do you look for to ensure this new addition to your team will deliver important value to the organization? How do you avoid employing the wrong person? There is no magic formula, no certain mathematical algorithm.  There are some best practices but, in the end, the “how you hire […] Read more»

Why Ask Why?

7 March, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Why ask the “why” questions? The easiest part of the executive recruiting process, candidate screening, is determining whether the applicants are qualified or not.  That is a task typically performed by researchers or junior recruiters, comparing candidate resumes against the client’s selection criteria. It is the rare exception that a clearly unqualified candidate gets hired, […] Read more»

5 Questions Rural Hospitals Should Ask Their Recruiter

9 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
One of the most common mistakes hospital boards make in hiring a recruiter is a preference, or impression, that the size of the firm counts.  A big national firm, they reason, will have access to a broader array of candidates. That is not true.  Size has no bearing on access to candidates, especially the best […] Read more»