How to Make Your Entry Level Resume Impressive

How to Make Your Entry Level Resume Impressive

Posted on 15. Dec, 2014 by .

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We all know that baking with flour is a pretty basic staple, but depending on how you use it, the results sure can vary, can’t they? An expert can take the same basic ingredients I have in my kitchen and come up with impressive results because that expert knows how to use the basic ingredients […]

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Recommendation: Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Recommendation: Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Posted on 12. Dec, 2014 by .

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In my role as a Recruiter at Impact Advisors and in my new, expanded role as Social Media Manager, blog Editor-in-Chief, Website Analyst, Sales Support, Content Creator, and Staffing Support, or, as I like to joke, Lady Baglady, I write a lot. I mean, I write a lot a lot. I also edit other people’s […]

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Employers: Additional Interview Tools to Assess Soft Skills

Employers: Additional Interview Tools to Assess Soft Skills

Posted on 10. Dec, 2014 by .

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Recently I wrote a post about the new healthcare IT consulting skill set because as the consulting market softened in 2014, I saw many consultants struggle to find contracts as well as recruiter friends (and myself) challenged to find candidates that met all the new requirements. For example, at my current firm, we’ll no longer […]

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Should you Care About Your Digital Birthday?

Should you Care About Your Digital Birthday?

Posted on 08. Dec, 2014 by .

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Have you seen a sonogram of a pregnancy in a friend’s announcement online? We all have! That sonogram is the beginning of a particular child’s digital footprint, before they are even born. Similarly, every time someone posts a cute picture, mentions their name, and shares a funny video of the child, their digital footprint expands. […]

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Casual Social Media Job Searching

Casual Social Media Job Searching

Posted on 05. Dec, 2014 by .

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We’ve all heard of the importance of networking when trying to find a job. We’ve all seen the stats that say the majority of jobs come from someone in our network. It is absolutely true that you should engage your network when searching for a job. This is true in the healthcare IT world just […]

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The Unexpected Career Paths

The Unexpected Career Paths

Posted on 03. Dec, 2014 by .

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I get the chance to talk to hundreds and thousands of amazing people that work in healthcare IT. When I talk to them, we often get into a discussion of their career path. Many didn’t start working in healthcare IT. In fact, many didn’t even know what healthcare IT was. That was my case as […]

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Featured Health IT Employer – Beacon Partners

Featured Health IT Employer – Beacon Partners

Posted on 01. Dec, 2014 by .

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As most of you probably know, Healthcare IT Central is our health IT focused job board. It’s the leading place for healthcare companies come to look for healthcare IT Professionals. We just hit an amazing milestone of 12,000 active health IT professional resumes in our database and we have well over 22,000 registered job seekers. […]

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Does Your Resume Need A Gimmick?

Does Your Resume Need A Gimmick?

Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Your Profile Pic is the Face of Your Online Brand

Your Profile Pic is the Face of Your Online Brand

Posted on 24. Nov, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Hospital EHR’s Top 3 Horses

Hospital EHR’s Top 3 Horses

Posted on 21. Nov, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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