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Post and Pray: A Poor Strategy for Job Search

15 August, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It is really hard to be disciplined when there is panic in the air.  Job creation is anemic—yes, there is job growth, but it is not keeping up with the rate of new workers entering the market.  There is a foul smell that suggests the U.S. may be heading for a second economic dip as […] Read more»

Working With Recruiters: It’s About Building Your Network

6 July, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
A common complaint among executives who have gotten the sack is that recruiters do not return phone calls even though the vast majority of the complainers have invested little or no time in developing a networking relationship with search executives. Search consultants do this work—day in, day out. Many of my colleagues just assume that […] Read more»

Doing a “Great Job” Isn’t Enough

15 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
One of the most commonly repeated complaints of top performing hospital CEOs:  How do some mediocre leaders land great jobs?  “I have done a great job – my board is happy, our balance sheet is in great shape, our community service and retained earnings are at all-time highs and the physicians keep telling me what […] Read more»