Archive for April, 2010

Are You Keeping Your Balance?

Are You Keeping Your Balance?

Posted on30. Apr, 2010 by .

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During my work as a career and life coach, I advocate working hard and getting that extra edge that will give you an advantage when it comes to accelerating your career. However, you must find a balance between your work life and your home life and a recent article on the FOX Business website offers some suggestions.

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Top Five Things Healthcare IT Candidates Fail to Disclose…

Top Five Things Healthcare IT Candidates Fail to Disclose…

Posted on28. Apr, 2010 by .

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I am convinced that by only listing the top five things candidates forget to disclose that I am doing the world a huge disservice. There are countless assignments I have been involved with where selective amnesia was in play that involved many more examples than I care to explain. I digress. Here are a few of my favorites: […]

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Meet Our Newest HITT Squad Blogger – David Kushan!

Meet Our Newest HITT Squad Blogger – David Kushan!

Posted on26. Apr, 2010 by .

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It’s great to be a part of the HITT Squad blogging team.  I want to thank Gwen for the opportunity to share some of my personal experiences and our firm’s observations as we have worked with Healthcare IT organizations and Healthcare IT professionals over the last 16 years.  Gwen has done an outstanding job in […]

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Don’t Hire an Empty Suit

Don’t Hire an Empty Suit

Posted on23. Apr, 2010 by .

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We have all interviewed people over the years and at the time were wildly impressed. Hire ’em on the spot! Ready-Aim-Fire. They looked the part (great suit) had the education and the pedigree. How could you go wrong in hiring this person?  Everyone on the interview team connected with the person during the interview. All systems […]

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Keys to Writing Your Healthcare IT Resume

Keys to Writing Your Healthcare IT Resume

Posted on22. Apr, 2010 by .

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Here are a few tips to keep in mind when writing your resume for that job in the healthcare IT field that you’ve always wanted. Be prepared. Update it now, don’t wait until you need your resume THAT DAY. 1. WRITE TOWARD YOUR CAREER GOAL. –      Write in terms of getting the job you want, […]

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BINGO – I Have a Health IT Job!

BINGO – I Have a Health IT Job!

Posted on20. Apr, 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. After endless games of job search BINGO I have at last gotten all the needed numbers and I can yell BINGO! I am the new CIO at the Community Counseling Centers […]

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Is The Job Right For You?

Is The Job Right For You?

Posted on16. Apr, 2010 by .

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Sometimes I find that employees are so interested in leaving their current employer that they don’t stop to think about why they are leaving and to truly define what type of company they would like to join. Jumping from the oven to the frying pan is not a very good plan. I encourage candidates to describe the perfect […]

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I’m Leaving “Like a Bat Out Of Hell”

I’m Leaving “Like a Bat Out Of Hell”

Posted on15. Apr, 2010 by .

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I was driving over the causeway this past week (ok at least 16-20 times) on my way to or from our beach rental. There was constant movement all week to and from Apalachicola to St George Island. What a beautiful place! It was another sunny day and I was relaxing and listening to the radio […]

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Educational Funding for 12 Key Healthcare IT Workforce Roles On the Way!

Educational Funding for 12 Key Healthcare IT Workforce Roles On the Way!

Posted on13. Apr, 2010 by .

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Based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Department of Education, and independent studies, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates a shortfall of approximately 51,000 qualified health IT workers over the next five years.  To that end, on Friday, April 2, 2010, the (HHS) announced awards totaling $84 million to […]

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How to Market Yourself Into A New Healthcare IT Opportunity

How to Market Yourself Into A New Healthcare IT Opportunity

Posted on09. Apr, 2010 by .

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I was at a local business networking event the other night and got to talking with a gentleman who had recently decided to go “independent” and start his own consulting business. “So, how is business going?” I asked him. He started to reply, then stopped, sighed and said, “You know the thing is that I’m […]

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Wake up Call: The Healthcare IT Job Market is Improving

Wake up Call: The Healthcare IT Job Market is Improving

Posted on08. Apr, 2010 by .

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The market for job growth is looking much better. Many of us have been writing about this subject for months – and soon the feeding frenzy will begin for top shelf  HCIT talent. While superstar candidates might be thinking about making a move, the market is telling us that things are definitely improving. And the uptick is even brighter in […]

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