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You’ll Need a Cool Knock

17 June, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Once, having a master’s degree in healthcare administration was the golden ticket to a guaranteed job.  Not anymore.  A proliferation of graduate schools, some great, and more than a few that should be closed for failing to provide the quality education an indebted graduate will need to survive in the new healthcare economy, have flooded […] Read more»

Self Employment Offers Great Rewards

1 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In the 1980s, when my long-time job as a Senior Vice President with a health system ended, I faced a tough career management transition.  People did not want the skills I offered, nor did I have the all-important master’s degree – it was a double whammy in a tight job market.  I went from being […] Read more»

Common Resume Mistakes Hurt Candidates

30 January, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In a tight job market, it is fascinating how many senior level and aspiring executives shoot themselves in the career foot with mediocre or bad resumes, or with a resume that contains major mistakes. There is no shortage of books, columns and blogs that provide guidance in resume development, outlining the rules of what you […] Read more»