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Career Management, Not Luck

31 July, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
I have had a wonderful career, uniquely varied, filled with multiple successes, some disappointments, but mostly great reward and satisfaction.  I was on the start-up team and served as the first director of Hermann Hospital’s acclaimed Life Flight program in Houston.  I played a major role in setting up the next 13 programs nationally.  I […] Read more»

Lame Answers Not Allowed

13 July, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
One of the most common questions in a candidate interview and one that seems to trip up many executives is, “What are your weaknesses?” When you have been recruiting for as long as I have, you can tell when a candidate is not prepared for a certain question.  You can see it in their eyes […] Read more»

A Note to Those Who Have Gotten the Sack

27 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
If you are beginning a career transition – the timing of which was not of your choosing — there are three things to consider. Turmoil will produce turnover.  Healthcare is about to enter a period of prolonged transformational change.  Some might argue that what we will experience is outright turmoil, but the fact is there […] Read more»