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EXECUTIVE BRIEFING: Transformational Vs. Transactional Human Resources

16 June, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Traditional human resource departments – those that are transactional in their approach – are like the once popular MD 80 airplane – inefficient and out of step with the times. What was once the transformational darling of airlines chasing efficiency in the 1980s – one less engine and one less crew member in the cockpit […] Read more»

Is Your Organization Making These Hiring Mistakes?

9 June, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Here is what we know: Great talent is critical to the success of business Great talent is hard to come by; most of our employees are not “A”s, the best, but “Bs” and “Cs” Hiring the wrong person is a very costly and very painful Most organizations do a terrible job screening potential candidates. Click […] Read more»

Fastball to the Strike Zone

31 July, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
The question is not if, but when and how many. Layoffs.  They are inevitable in the new healthcare economy that will be defined over the next five to seven years by the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the inevitable deficit reduction through cuts in reimbursement for Medicare, Medicaid and, ultimately, commercial payors.  These […] Read more»