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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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Failure To Integrate Recruitment Into Onboarding Will Limit Program’s Success

28 August, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
Candidates with a deep understanding of the organization on Day One are more likely to accelerate performance, produce meaningful value and stay with the organization longer than those who are victimized by an inadequate recruiting process and an uninspiring employee orientation program. Read more»

ONBOARDING: An Essential Program For Winning Organizations

24 August, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
Onboarding is a new human capital management program that is rapidly gaining popularity with business leaders in all sectors who really understand that their employees are their most important asset. Read more»

Peter Principle Is 40, Alive And Well

23 August, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
The late Dr. Peter argued that we ask for more and more until we ask for too much, Mr. Sutton writes. “Then these individuals -- promoted to positions in which they are doomed to fail – start using a bag of tricks to mask their incompetence. They distract us from their crummy work with giant desks, replace action with incomprehensible acronyms, blame others for failure, cheat to create the illusion of progress. Read more»