Archive for February, 2010

Tips for Writing an Effective Cover Letter

Tips for Writing an Effective Cover Letter

Posted on25. Feb, 2010 by .

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Why are cover letters so difficult for people? What makes a good cover letter, and how can you get yours to stand out? Cover letters can be fun to write. There really aren’t many ‘rules’ to writing them so you can let your personality shine through. They allow you to positively present your skills, accomplishments, […]

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What’s your rate? Want to go FTE W2, All-Inclusive, 1099, or Corp-to-Corp?

What’s your rate? Want to go FTE W2, All-Inclusive, 1099, or Corp-to-Corp?

Posted on19. Feb, 2010 by .

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Welcome to My EMR Road Warrior Journal, read about experiences I have endured over these past six years as a traveling Certified EMR Consultant.  How would you respond to the questions posed above?  Before you answer, make sure you really know your true worth in today’s Healthcare Information Technology (IT) job market.  Before you reply to […]

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Protect Yourself from the Resume Poachers!

Protect Yourself from the Resume Poachers!

Posted on18. Feb, 2010 by .

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One of the more frustrating events that can happen to a recruiter and his/her candidate is when the client comes back to let us know that the resume had already been presented before and therefore, the client can’t work with the recruiter. While there is the occasional slip of the mind – candidates apply to […]

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Slowing Down the Search

Slowing Down the Search

Posted on17. Feb, 2010 by .

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So… you have just presented “The Perfect Candidate.”  Everyone knows it. You know in your heart of hearts that this is a match made in heaven. Yep. It fits like a glove. It’s only a matter of time before the candidate says those magic words. “I Accept.”  Not so fast. Some candidates engage in the interview […]

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What is Your Mantra as a Leader?

What is Your Mantra as a Leader?

Posted on16. Feb, 2010 by .

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I feel very privileged to start blogging with my friend and colleague Gwen Darling, and the exceptional blogging team from Healthcare IT Today.  I hope that you find my posts on career acceleration interesting, stimulating and even life changing.  I will always give my all to provide you with the best advice to accelerate your […]

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Bragging on Your Resume is OK (and expected!)

Bragging on Your Resume is OK (and expected!)

Posted on15. Feb, 2010 by .

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Are you bragging about yourself enough on your Healthcare IT resume? I don’t mean being fictitious or acting as an expert for something you’ve only done once, but more in a way of, ‘I excel at this and THAT is why you should hire me’. One of the main things I notice with my clients […]

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A Very Creative Interview

A Very Creative Interview

Posted on12. Feb, 2010 by .

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My name is Danielle Byron.   I am a Health IT project leader who is passionate about using technology to improve patient safety and outcomes.    In the days of the “buyers” market I’ll take any opportunity to interview:   phone, face to face or twittering in 140 characters.   However this interview format was a bit different than […]

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Off the Beaten Path – Healthcare IT PR

Off the Beaten Path – Healthcare IT PR

Posted on10. Feb, 2010 by .

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Today we launch a new series at Healthcare IT Today, “Off the Beaten Path,“ which features job opportunities in the Healthcare IT industry that are a bit . . . well. . . off the beaten path of what you might typically think of when you consider a career in Healthcare IT.  For our first […]

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Blogger Interview with Joe Lavelle

Blogger Interview with Joe Lavelle

Posted on09. Feb, 2010 by .

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I am so excited to be blogging for the HITT team that I thought I would interview myself to give you all an introduction to my perspective on Healthcare IT.

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What the Saints’ Drew Brees Can Teach Us About Defining Career Moments

What the Saints’ Drew Brees Can Teach Us About Defining Career Moments

Posted on08. Feb, 2010 by .

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Although it pained me that the Super Bowl was played in the Dolphins’ home stadium, minus my Dolphins, I tuned in to watch the pre-game programming, and for the first time was introduced to the story of Drew Brees, the quarterback of the Saints. For those of you who don’t know about his background, it […]

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Outcome of a Job Search:From the Scene of the Crash

Outcome of a Job Search:From the Scene of the Crash

Posted on07. Feb, 2010 by .

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The really bad interviews I hear about or experience with one of my clients are sometimes hard to understand. I only wish I could make this stuff up. It’s impossible. When dealing with human capital you have to know that things will happen during the course of a search assignment that you will never understand and can’t explain. You […]

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