Archive for March, 2010

Duke University: Master of Management in Clinical Informatics Program

Duke University: Master of Management in Clinical Informatics Program

Posted on31. Mar, 2010 by .

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To meet the demand for informaticists and IT-conversant health professionals, The Fuqua School of Business, in partnership with the new Duke Center for Health Informatics, has recently announced the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi). Enrollment for this new program begins August 2010; the first class will graduate in May 2011. The one-year Management […]

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Top 6 Priorities To Accelerate Your Job Search

Top 6 Priorities To Accelerate Your Job Search

Posted on30. Mar, 2010 by .

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Whether or not you have a plan to secure your next position and get on with your career, you should read this and incorporate my Top 6 Priorities to accelerate your job search so you can get back on track quicker. If you don’t have a plan, I will provide you with a valuable checklist will serve as the foundation the plan you will need to develop.

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The Healthcare IT Jobs “Dating Game”

The Healthcare IT Jobs “Dating Game”

Posted on26. Mar, 2010 by .

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Welcome to my EMR Road Warrior (RW) Journal, read about experiences I have endured over these past six years as a successful traveling Certified Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Consultant. At the end of each Dating Game show, the host would ask the bachelorette, “Will it be bachelor number one,  bachelor two, or  bachelor three?” I know, I […]

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Dragging Out Search Assignments: How Slow Can You Go?

Dragging Out Search Assignments: How Slow Can You Go?

Posted on25. Mar, 2010 by .

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Occasionally we engage in a tough search assignment with eyes wide open. Usually it’s not the purple squirrel syndrome but more often than not – a series of client/candidate delays that can usually be avoided. I, for one, do not like or want to have my firm engaged on the same assignment for 7 months (210 days). […]

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What You Need to Know to Get Great Performance Evaluations!

What You Need to Know to Get Great Performance Evaluations!

Posted on23. Mar, 2010 by .

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Many companies don’t adequately train managers, employees and HR staff how to effectively participate in the evaluation process and that is a bad thing, or it is an opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it. I strongly believe it is an opportunity and I spend considerable time with my coaching clients helping them master their company’s yearly evaluation processes so that they can obtain the maximum benefits from the process.

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Job Search Karma

Job Search Karma

Posted on19. Mar, 2010 by .

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At the corporate headquarters I was able to snag a visitor parking spot directly in front of a very tall marble statue of Jesus. I took this as an excellent sign of job search karma (at the minimum parking karma).

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The Offer That Was Accepted – Then Blew Up!

The Offer That Was Accepted – Then Blew Up!

Posted on18. Mar, 2010 by .

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OK – I have cetainly seen my fair share of strange events in my search practice. No doubt. Just when I think I’ve seen it all a new phenomenon occurs right in front of me to bring me back to the realities of this business. I only wish I could make this stuff up! Here’s the […]

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A Little White Lie Won’t Hurt On My Resume… Will It?

A Little White Lie Won’t Hurt On My Resume… Will It?

Posted on17. Mar, 2010 by .

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How many times lately have we heard stories like these: In 2007, Marilee Jones, called the “most celebrated Admissions Dean in America” resigned from MIT — the reason? A lie on her 1979 job application, fabricating several degrees. In 2006, David Edmondson stepped down as Radio Shack’s CEO, after he was caught lying about his […]

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The Puppeteers of Healthcare IT Jobs

The Puppeteers of Healthcare IT Jobs

Posted on16. Mar, 2010 by .

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Welcome to my EMR Road Warrior (RW) Journal, read about experiences I have endured over these past six years as a successful traveling Certified Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Consultant. Today’s topic is Part Two of Knowing Your Worth and Being Prepared: Gain knowledge of who you are really dealing with, before you allow professional representation of yourself to […]

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Fighting Job Search Depression

Fighting Job Search Depression

Posted on15. Mar, 2010 by .

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It is common to feel depressed or even hopeless, during a job hunt that runs longer than you would like. We’ve all been there. The recurring, “Will I ever GET HIRED?” seems to be the common thought in our minds. So, here are some tips to keep up your spirits when you are feeling low. […]

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8 Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You The Job

8 Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You The Job

Posted on12. Mar, 2010 by .

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When creating your exciting and effective resume for your next fabulous healthcare IT position, keep in mind some of the basic no-nos. 1. Typos. Typos on a resume will turn off a hiring person in an instant. Most are simple mistakes. Have a friend double check your resume for errors. 2. Formatting. Extreme formatting may […]

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