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You Are Never Too Experienced For A Mentor

1 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Will there ever be a time in your career when you will not need a mentor, a trusted advisor who can be a good and knowledgable listener and who will tell you the truth even when they know it is not what you want to hear? Every CEO I have ever met has had days […] Read more»

Challenges of CEO Recruiting In Rural Healthcare

27 April, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
The most important responsibility a governing board has — whether it is for a large corporation or small, rural community hospital — is the selection of a CEO. The obstacles to achieving success are significant regardless of the size of the enterprise. For the governing board of a rural community hospital, the challenges are exacerbated […] 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»