Archive for June, 2010

Want the Candidate to Call you Back? Me too – Take a Number…

Want the Candidate to Call you Back? Me too – Take a Number…

Posted on28. Jun, 2010 by .

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I think it’s about time that I shared one of my pet peeves with you. Yep. It’s time. I’m talking about candidates who ask for advice and counsel from a professional search consultant – spend the time prepping for an interview (we talked about this last week) and then go RADIO SILENT when the consultant […]

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Why Healthcare IT Interview Prep is So Important

Why Healthcare IT Interview Prep is So Important

Posted on23. Jun, 2010 by .

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I always get nervous when a candidate we are working with is somehow “not available” when it’s time to discuss their upcoming interview. OK – actually I’m floored. In most cases the search consultant (if they are worth their salt) has “inside information” that can be invaluable to help you “knock the cover off the ball” […]

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When You Think “EHR” Do You Think . . . Teeth? Or Fido?

When You Think “EHR” Do You Think . . . Teeth? Or Fido?

Posted on22. Jun, 2010 by .

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I have been working in the Healthcare IT space for several years now, and consider myself to be quite knowledgeable about the industry.  In my role at Healthcare IT Central, I personally review and get to know each and every Healthcare IT job posting that is submitted, and work daily with both candidates and employers […]

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Find Your Passion and Love Your Job!

Find Your Passion and Love Your Job!

Posted on18. Jun, 2010 by .

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What is that you love to do? Most of us just go through the motions. I’m talking about the amount of time we spend in our chosen profession. If we are lucky enough, we’ve found our calling and enjoy what we do each and every day. If you are in that group, consider yourself blessed. […]

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Where Exactly Is Healthcare IT “Virtual/Remote” Located, and How Can You Get There?

Where Exactly Is Healthcare IT “Virtual/Remote” Located, and How Can You Get There?

Posted on15. Jun, 2010 by .

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You’re ready for a new challenge. Whether you are currently employed and seeking greener pastures, or in transition and actively looking for a new job, you know it’s time.  But the thought of picking up and moving your family to a new town has kept you from even broaching the subject at home, because you […]

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“Planning” Your Healthcare IT Resume

“Planning” Your Healthcare IT Resume

Posted on14. Jun, 2010 by .

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Whether unemployed and looking, or just ‘updating’, it’s important these days to have your resume ready at a moment’s notice. For this reason, it’s vital to have a properly planned Healthcare IT resume. A poorly planned resume can result in missing out an interview, which can be devastating in this market. I bet you have […]

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Associate Principal of Technology at Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch

Associate Principal of Technology at Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch

Posted on10. Jun, 2010 by .

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CHRISTIAN LINDMARK, RCDD Associate Principal of Technology Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch INTRODUCTION: My name is Christian Lindmark and I am an Associate Principal of Technology at Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch (M+NLB).   I lead our firm’s national healthcare technology consulting and engineering practice.  I’ve been planning, designing, and implementing Healthcare IT systems for the past 8 […]

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A Little-Known Job Search Jewel: The Thank You Letter

A Little-Known Job Search Jewel: The Thank You Letter

Posted on09. Jun, 2010 by .

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I’ve been asked many, many times, “Do I really need to send a Thank You letter to the employer?”… and the answer is always, “Yes! Yes! Yes!” Okay, so I am a bit anal about Thank You letters. I know that–especially after a wedding or birthday (don’t get me started). But do we need to […]

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Bright Outlook for Executive Search…

Bright Outlook for Executive Search…

Posted on08. Jun, 2010 by .

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Confidence in the Executive Employment Market Next 6 Months As I prepare to leave town Wednesday to speak at the Fordyce Conference in Las Vegas, some really good news was delivered today! We have all talked about it and it’s beginning to look very real. Yep – it”s happening all around us. Don’t rely on CNBC […]

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Umm, Healthcare IT Jobseeker? If You’re 50, Don’t Put Your Fraternity on Your Resume

Umm, Healthcare IT Jobseeker? If You’re 50, Don’t Put Your Fraternity on Your Resume

Posted on04. Jun, 2010 by .

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It is very important to keep the information on your resume as relevant as possible. Remember, the hiring person is only going to take around 15 seconds to scan your resume, so yours has to be “quick and dirty.” In other words, keep your information current and pertinent to the job you want. If the […]

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Cover Letter Basics for HealthcareIT Professionals

Cover Letter Basics for HealthcareIT Professionals

Posted on02. Jun, 2010 by .

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Your cover letter is the first document the reader/hiring manager will see. This tells them about you using a unique combination of creative language, careful planning and strategy, and effective execution. You must always include a cover letter with your résumé, even if responding to an online ad. Some hiring managers have told me they […]

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