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CMO Explosion

24 April, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
For years, a full-time Chief Medical Officer was rare and only a handful of positions existed, typically held by a respected physician who no longer wanted, or was unable, to maintain a clinical practice.  The number of physicians enrolled in a graduate management degree program with an eye on the executive suite was miniscule. All […] Read more»

“It Wasn’t A Good Fit” Spells Disaster for Prized Candidate

12 August, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Dan, a promising young up and coming executive in a hyper-competitive industry who was pirated away by another company, arrived with great fanfare; it was a real coup to get him on the team. He was truly a trophy catch, sought after by others in the market segment. For Dan, to make the move was a tough decision in his young, but successful career. The new job offered more money, probably faster promotions, but he w Read more»

Onboarding Leverage

1 July, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Most recruiters do not involve themselves in the Onboarding process. The absence of Onboarding principles in a search firm's process is a characteristic of the "Transactional" search model that has been in use for more than 50 years, and is still widely practiced today. Read more»