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

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On Height, Wages and Selling Underwear

3 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Search firms and employers use all manner of talent acquisition systems, candidate screening techniques, behavioral science and even gimmicks with varying degrees of success to pick the right people to run businesses.  At JohnGSelf Associates, we rely on an adaptive variation of Bradford Smart’s Topgrading© candidate screening interview process, DiSC© behavior and values assessments, in-depth […] Read more»

Mastering the Art, Reaping the Benefits of “Soft” Leadership

25 February, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
There are many executives who can master the hard-wired tasks of leadership — developing and communicating a vision forward, establishing goals and objectives, creating processes to hold people accountable, and, ultimately, to execute on plans that yield the promised results.     But there is more to leadership.  Much more.  Great leaders are also great people who […] Read more»

Recruiting by Videoconference Saves Money, but at What Cost?

13 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As anyone who has lost data in a hard drive crash can attest, technology can be our friend as well as our enemy. Healthcare has been accused of playing catch-up to the technology bandwagon, and losing out on a lot of efficiencies as a result. But for some processes, the old-fashioned way is still the […] Read more»