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The Job Search: 5 Ideas to Boost Your Competitive Position

27 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
LISTEN ON iTUNES The consolidation of healthcare continues apace, reports of troubled mergers and questions about the validity of the bigger is better strategy notwithstanding. TODAY, our big idea: The executive job market is tightening as hospital systems and individual healthcare organizations attempt to maximize their performance by focusing on retaining their top performing leaders […] Read more»

Five Important Considerations For Your Resume Format

31 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Formatting a resume correctly is important for getting noticed in that all-important first interview: the resume review. Using a bad template, selecting the wrong word processing program or PDF format can make the difference between continuing consideration or File 13. Resume formatting is important for getting noticed in the resume review phase. Click To Tweet […] Read more»

Pros, Cons of Using Resume Template

29 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
I am not a big fan of resume templates for executives. The disadvantages far outweigh any benefits, based on my observations during more than 20 years of executive search experience. Most of the ones I have reviewed are simply mediocre. Since the resume is a job candidate’s first interview, this is an important career management […] Read more»