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Four Jobs in Six Years? Death by A Thousand Cuts

17 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
There are more than a few candidates whose job/employment history is less than stellar.  In everyone’s career stuff happens and in most cases these situations can be managed effectively without inflicting major damage to future employment opportunities.  However, when you see a resume with four to five jobs in a six or seven-year period of […] Read more»

When People Think Of You, What Is Their First Thought?

15 March, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
When people think of you, is it good or bad? Do they think successful?  Smart?  Accomplished?  Insightful?  Abusive jerk? These first thoughts, like first impressions, are part and parcel of a career brand. It is amazing how many leaders are what they are without thinking about their personal brand.  They can come up with a […] Read more»

Hiring “Gamers”

4 March, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Who we hire makes a difference.  A grumpy housekeeper or cafeteria cashier whose work is mediocre can help drive down patient satisfaction scores.  A physician who is more focused on the money he or she makes than the needs of the patient will impact quality of care and patient safety.  A healthcare executive who is […] Read more»