John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

Subscribe to the Blog via Email

Blog Topic Categories

Archives

Recommended Reading

Click For Details

516mqo5d3il
27161156
41fhfeszvel-_sy344_bo1204203200_
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

tag: Recruiting

Videoconference Interviews and Marriage

5 November, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
CHICAGO, November 5, 2008 -- Would you get engaged to marry a person who you met only through one or two video conference sessions? You would be crazy. That is exactly what an increasing number of top-tier executive search firms are asking their clients to accept. With increasing frequency, some name brand recruiters are relying on videoconference interviews – and in some cases only telephone calls – to make a cr Read more»

BIG IDEA: Secondary References Can Be Dangerous

27 July, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
As soon as you give up the name of a former colleague to an interviewer, you have just provided a Secondary Reference. If this person does not remember you, or if they did not think highly of you, well...you may have opened a whole can of worms that could kill your chances of employment. Read more»

BIG IDEA: The War for Talent Is On!

30 June, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
The war for talent has begun. Here are some key questions for CEOs should be asking. Read more»