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John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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Talent Academy Summit Focuses on Critical Issues for Healthcare HR Professionals

22 March, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
As the nation’s overwhelming debt crisis looms, and as the immediacy of healthcare reform’s reimbursement reductions come into focus, healthcare human resource executives are zeroing in on strategies to acquire and retain the best talent ahead of their competitors. As they begin this battle for the best people, most understand that they will have to do more with less, no small feat when you consider the organiza Read more»

Why Do We Forgo Transparency In Recruiting?

17 February, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
Executive candidates continue to write about their frustrations with healthcare organizations that are unwilling or unable to disclose the material issues regarding executive or management positions for which they are recruiting. This is a common reason why executives fail to stay in a position beyond 18 to 24 months. In fact there are documented cases where the newly employed executive did not stay in the position Read more»

Millennials and the Mess We Left Behind

15 February, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
I have just finalized my lecture on leadership and career management for the Health Management and Policy graduate students at the University of Michigan School Of Public Health in Ann Arbor. I enjoy speaking to students because it allows me a chance to stay connected with emerging trends and a robust source for new ideas. In other words, I learn as much from them as, hopefully, they learn from me. Read more»