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3 Recommendations for Retaining Physicians

2 November, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Organizations rarely report the cost of turnover in their financial statements, but they do talk about it. The issue of employee turnover comes up more and more frequently in leadership meetings. More often than not the emphasis is on nurses, therapists, technologists, programmers and other key, hard-to-recruit categories. What they do not talk about with […] 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»

The Evolving Community Hospital Landscape: CEO or Salesman?

12 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
I did not go into healthcare administration to be a salesman. Some rural and community hospital executives will actually make that statement — out loud — while many more have thought it more than a couple of times.  Probably in utter frustration. They got their MHA or MBA after all, to run a business, not […] Read more»