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The Cover Letter – Yes or No?

21 February, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
The cover letter is a much cussed and discussed document in a job search.  It can be very helpful, or it can hurt your cause. In our searches, we see cover letters only about 20 percent of the time.  Typically,  candidates send only their resume.  Candidates who do not include a cover letter with their […] Read more»

It’s All About Results… Good Results

18 January, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — It is all about results. This week, a valued customer and friend called to let me know she was not happy with the length of time a search was taking.  It is a hard assignment in an isolated rural community for a hospital in the midst of a significant turnaround.  Of course […] 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»