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Does Your Resume Speak For You?

8 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Who will speak for you? When I was a police reporter/crime writer for The Houston Post in the early 70s, homicide detectives took pride in their work by saying they spoke for the dead. In the business development process, the proposal speaks for the company seeking the business. In the first stage of the recruitment […] Read more»

Evidence-Based Recruiting: A More Demanding Challenge for Candidates

23 May, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Many healthcare organizations today are facing significant challenges in identifying and selecting the right people. Their underlying problem is that they are using an outdated approach to evaluating and hiring job applicants. As we continue the volume-to-outcomes journey in how we treat patients and how we are paid for that care, an increasing number of […] Read more»

Value-Based Resume: You Have to Say It And Prove It

20 April, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
There is one sure-fire avenue for candidates to differentiate themselves in a job search process. The problem is that more than 95 percent miss the opportunity. Not to sound like a broken record but there are two words candidates should understand if they want to be more competitive: Value and customization. I have written on […] Read more»