Fred Hobby is a national thought leader on the subject of diversity in healthcare management. The former President of the Institute for Diversity for Healthcare Management, Mr. Hobby has played a crucial role in helping expand the ranks of diversity candidates in senior management roles.
But in 2012, progress stalled out and the numbers of minority executives actually declined. There have been no appreciable gains since then. Moreover, there are no clear cut reasons for this surprising change.
In this the first of two podcasts, Fred details his path from a senior hospital operations executive to the role of Chief Diversity Officer of one of the largest teaching hospital health systems in the south.
Her unique insights on career management are something you do not want to miss!
Her outplacement work includes work for MedAssets during their acquisition of the GPOBroadlane. She is a former board member of Hire Heroes USA.
She brings more than 20 years of extensive and diverse experience in counseling, public speaking, education, training, sales, and career transition coaching. She holds a B.S. degree in Business and a M.A. Degree in Guidance and Counseling from Western Kentucky University. She is the President of Strategic Intelligence, Inc. which collaborates with JohnGSelf + Partners for outplacement services.
Ms. Swain was an instructor at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, from 1998 through 2003 teaching Career Management, Organizational Change, Human Resources Administration, and Business Communications. She has facilitated career transition workshops and provided executive leadership coaching for multiple corporations in all industries including privately held and Fortune 15 companies. If you have questions or comments, you can reach us at Selfperspective@JohnGSelf.Com.
We all know they are coming. They are inevitable.
What's coming? What is inevitable?
The negative question! What are your weaknesses? Tell me about your biggest mistake? Tell me why you have had several short job tenures?
Today's podcast offers some common sense tips for dealing with these types of questions in a business environment where the push for transparency has reached "fad" status. How can you be honest and transparent without coming across as negative, or as a flawed candidate.
Actually, it is not that hard.
Listen in and learn. If you have questions, John is happy to help. Email us at AskTheRecruiter@JohnGSelf.Com
The SelfPerspective Team
This is a sneak preview of a new podcast from JohnGSelf+Partners, a Dallas-based executive search firm featuring the company's Managing Partner, John G. Self, a recognized authority on career brand management and helping executives through job transitions.
This production is in partnership with Mr. Self's successful career management blog, Self-Perspective which publishes three times a week at www.johnsgself.com/self-perspective and distributed by LinkedIn and Apple News.
The podcast, which will debut on April 5 will broadcast twice a week.