There’s a lot of competition out there when you are looking for a job. Sometimes you might think you need a gimmick, something to get the attention of the employer and make you stand out from the crowd. A WSJ article, “In Tough Job Market, Applicants Try Resume Gimmicks” has some doozies. After all, if […]
When it comes to putting your best face forward – social media is prime real estate. The photo you use for your profile on social media and professional sites says a lot about the person that you are. This is the face of your online brand, right? This picture is what comes up on an […]
A few people recently commented to me that Epic was the biggest EHR company and that they were dominating the hospital EHR race. I agreed with them that Epic was dominating the large hospital space with Intermountain (they chose Cerner) being one of the first large hospital systems to not choose Epic. Epic has definitely […]
Earlier this week I received an alarming email from a consultant that I placed on contract numerous times back in my staffing agency days. Her email was lamenting that she had let her Epic certification lapse and was inquiring about what she should do. After recovering from my initial outrage (read more about that below), […]
Part of my role as a Recruiter for a Healthcare IT consulting firm is managing a relationship with Ball State University’s Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) and hiring Analyst-level consultants from their Master’s program. First, the program rocks. If you have ever considered going back to school for a technology-based Master’s degree, check […]
Posted on 14. Nov, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
Are you a professional who works exclusively from home? When you work from home, most of the impression you make with business contacts is online. Whether it is through email or telephone communication or exchanges via social media or messages to your website. Most of the way you get your paycheck is online, too, unless […]
I’ve had a number of friends that have recently been fired (laid off if you prefer) from their jobs. In some cases it was a feature of the business (ie. the business no longer exists) and in other cases they were the casualty of a corporate restructure. There are a thousand reasons why someone loses […]
The “battle” between stay-at-home moms, work-at-home moms, and work-away-from-home moms almost seems like a marketing ploy to get you to buy magazines or books. Seriously, though. The industry puts so much pressure on women to be EVERYTHING. This is a topic close to my heart as I am a working mother of young, but-getting-bigger-by-the-minute-just-ask-them children. […]
AHIMA and HIMSS recently joined forces to do an HIE staffing survey. The survey found that Connectivity, Data Integrity and Data Integration positions were really difficult to fill. The survey also found that HIE’s were paying more for these positions. While this might sound like simple supply and demand, it’s more complex than that considering […]
We know that many of our regular readers are interested in finding a new job, improving their current job, or are looking to crack into the healthcare IT job market. We have a number of really great jobs posted on Healthcare IT Central. We’ll highlight a few of the recently posted healthcare IT jobs below, […]
Posted on 04. Nov, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
At any good interview there comes a point in where the job applicant is asked, “do you have any questions for me?” This is a tipping point that can go in your favor if you show that you have researched the company and care about the job itself more than the paycheck or benefits. It […]