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Conventional Wisdom Is Seldom Right, Especially When It Comes to Age of Applicant

8 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Age discrimination exists. It is alive and well in so many industries, some more than others. Sometimes I think healthcare is in the “some” category. Talent selection seems to be governed by conventional wisdom — that is to say if you are old you must be slow, technologically inept, forgetful, inefficient, set […] Read more»

Avoid A CEO Mis-Hire: A Step-By-Step Guide for Rural and Community Hospitals

6 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – A financially viable community hospital is an important economic pillar. Without a hospital it is hard to recruit new physicians, young teachers with families, or to lure companies that will create jobs. When a community hospital closes, especially in towns separated from definitive care by distance or geography, the community’s economic base […] Read more»

Leaders Who Cannot Communicate Are Toast

8 February, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Do you understand what I just said? I can recall dozens of times my mother asking that question, usually when I was but one small step from incurring serious discipline. It was a question loaded with a serious warning. I have used that question, less as an advance warning of peril for my children, but […] Read more»