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To Outsource or Not Outsource Recruiting: Important Considerations

8 November, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
Some healthcare organizations are now exploring the outsourcing recruiting/staffing option. This should not be confused with popular department management service contracts, most commonly used for pharmacy, information technology, housekeeping, and dietary that have been used for years. No, I am talking about the option of outsourcing all recruiting functions. Read more»

It’s the People! The Key to Sustainable Success

11 September, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
When then Governor Bill Clinton of Arkansas was running for President, his War Room led by political operative James Carville crafted a message that resonated with frustrated voters: “It is the economy, stupid!” Whether you agreed with Gov. Clinton or not, that theme made a huge difference with voters. For healthcare today, in times of unparalleled challenge, there is a similar call to arms: It is the people! Read more»

The A,B,Cs of Human Capital

24 November, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
New York,NY [November 23, 2008] – So the price I paid for chatting up an unsuspecting healthcare consultant at Chicago’s O’Hare airport while awaiting the departure of a flight was to write an essay on what a search consultant should tell a hospital CEO who wants to transform his or her annual report language on human capital into action. It seemed such a small price to pay for the insights he shared regarding Read more»