PhysEmp CEO & Founder Bob Truog Featured in IdeaMensch

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Bob Truog

Founder of

by Stefan Junge

Bob Truog is the founder and CEO of—a leading online physician job board and one of the very first in existence. For the past 20 years, he’s woken up each morning with one question: how to make it easier for recruiters and hospitals to connect with qualified physicians? It’s a rapidly changing industry, and continues to evolve and expand along with it.

Bob’s path to founding Physicians Employment was a long and winding one. He went from general contractor to commodity broker, to print magazine publisher (PhysEmp began in 1990 as a print magazine), to online job board CEO. If there’s one thing he’s learned from his career, it’s this: keep moving forward, no matter what.

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