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Don’t Shoot Yourself In the Foot: Why Outplacement Is A Good Idea

8 July, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
When a major national health services organization acquired a major group purchasing organization (GPO), there was no question that the more than 250 employees who were part of the reduction in force would receive outplacement. The financial mavens raised their eyebrows, but that was the end of the debate. The acquiring Chief Executive Officer had […] Read more»

Outplacement: The Right Kind of Experience

3 July, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
The critical component of an outplacement session is when the candidate comes face-to-face with the power that is their value proposition.  This includes experience, skills and quantifiable accomplishments and the realization of who they really are, what they are good at, and how they can successfully take control of their careers. “That is a powerful […] Read more»

The Good Old Days for Outplacement…

1 July, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Like everything else in healthcare, the outplacement industry is changing.  The services they offer are being scaled back based on what health systems and hospitals are willing to spend.  The timing couldn’t be worse.  With the arrival of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and additional reductions in reimbursement owing to deficit reduction, the […] Read more»