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5 Questions Rural Hospitals Should Ask Their Recruiter

9 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
One of the most common mistakes hospital boards make in hiring a recruiter is a preference, or impression, that the size of the firm counts.  A big national firm, they reason, will have access to a broader array of candidates. That is not true.  Size has no bearing on access to candidates, especially the best […] Read more»

ASK THE RECRUITER: Why Do Recruiters Fail to Acknowledge My Interest?

12 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Why do recruiters fail to acknowledge my interest? Even when I met the criteria 100%! Do not take it personally. Easy to say, maddeningly frustrating to accept. The list of reasons is long, and mostly unacceptable. While there are some large search firms that are rather cavalier about following up with candidates they no longer […] Read more»

Will Color Help?

9 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
  DETROIT — Will color help?  What about a jazzy design with eye-catching graphics?  Will that pizzazz help me catch the eye of an employer, elevate me to the top of the list, and speed my job search? When it comes to the use of color, clever graphics and nifty design on a resume, the […] Read more»