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What Does Your Hiring Process Look Like?

23 February, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
How do you hire? What characteristics do you look for to ensure this new addition to your team will deliver important value to the organization? How do you avoid employing the wrong person? There is no magic formula, no certain mathematical algorithm.  There are some best practices but, in the end, the “how you hire […] Read more»

David C. Pate, MD, JD:  My Secrets to Building, Leading a Team

30 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note:  David C. Pate, MD, JD, FACP, FACHE, is the Chief Executive Officer of St. Luke’s Health System, the market leader in Boise Idaho.    Dr. Pate is a graduate of Rice University with a degree in Biochemistry.  He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine.  Following graduation he entered the […] Read more»

Hiring Mistakes and Near Misses

11 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
For a staff level position a hiring mistake is costly but never fatal.  When you start rolling the dice for the C-Suite — the Chief Executive, the Chief Financial or Chief Nursing Officer — making an employment mistake can be painfully costly, even devastating. When you hire the wrong CEO  it can produce a cascading […] Read more»