Archive for August, 2010

When Was Your Last Interview?

When Was Your Last Interview?

Posted on30. Aug, 2010 by .

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If you have been with the same company for years and started right after college there is a good chance that you are part of a large pool of candidates that need to develop better interviewing skills. It’s great that you have stayed with the same employer since graduating from college – your tenure will likely yield […]

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Are You Job Oriented or Career Oriented?

Are You Job Oriented or Career Oriented?

Posted on27. Aug, 2010 by .

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What’s the difference?  For the sake of this posting, if someone is “Career Oriented,” they have an idea as to what type of position they want to be in down the road (timeframe can vary) and have an idea as to what they need to learn or accomplish in order to be qualified for that […]

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Using LinkedIn to Find a Job and Network in the Healthcare IT Industry

Using LinkedIn to Find a Job and Network in the Healthcare IT Industry

Posted on25. Aug, 2010 by .

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If you’ve never heard of LinkedIn, it’s time to listen up! According to their homepage, over fifty-five million professionals belong to the networking site, including every chief executive of a Fortune 500 company! Right now, every second, LinkedIn gets a new member. The masses have spoken with their profiles: LinkedIn is a necessary resource to […]

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Lights-Camera-Action! Preparing for a Video Interview

Lights-Camera-Action! Preparing for a Video Interview

Posted on24. Aug, 2010 by .

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More and more of our clients are opting for us to conduct video interviews and bypass the expense and time associated with meeting candidates face-to-face. Not all clients – but most! Meeting in person, while preferred, takes time and prolongs the interview process. I wrote an article earlier this month on www.Fistfuloftalent.com on why face-to-face […]

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Are you the “New-er” Healthcare IT Professional?

Are you the “New-er” Healthcare IT Professional?

Posted on20. Aug, 2010 by .

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Well hello…it’s been a couple months since I was inspired to relate a blog topic to one of my favorite little commercial series. I’m sure by now you have seen these series of commercials that feature that “banker guy” and those adorable little kids. He always finds a way to break one of those little […]

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The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Posted on18. Aug, 2010 by .

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Waiting on the results of a job interview can be really frustrating– sometimes days or even weeks can go by without some clear message of where you stand as a candidate and it can drive you completely insane! Just consider a few things before going postal on the search consultant you’re working with. Indecision by […]

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How to Mess Up a Job Interview

How to Mess Up a Job Interview

Posted on16. Aug, 2010 by .

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There is one important professional instance in which first impressions are crucial and for which you have time to prepare–the job interview. Your resume and references have proven to be enough to get you in the door, and now it’s time to seal the deal.

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Communication Matters

Communication Matters

Posted on11. Aug, 2010 by .

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In my coaching, I stress the importance of engaging in regular, heartfelt communication with members of your team and others with whom you come into professional contact. Take the time to …

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Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding for Nuance Communications

Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding for Nuance Communications

Posted on10. Aug, 2010 by .

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NICK VAN TERHEYDEN, MD Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding Nuance Communications INTRODUCTION: My name is Nick van Terheyden, MD and I am the Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding for Nuance Communications and have been with the company for about 4 months.  JOB DESCRIPTION: As part of the senior leadership […]

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Don’t Forget Who Took You to The Dance…

Don’t Forget Who Took You to The Dance…

Posted on09. Aug, 2010 by .

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Recently, I was (remember that word) working with a very strong HCIT candidate on a search assignment. Everything was going well until we reached a point in the search when it was time for my candidate to meet my client – in person. Then – like magic my superstar disappeared. When I left messages for this […]

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Who Would You Add To This List of Healthcare IT Who’s Who?

Who Would You Add To This List of Healthcare IT Who’s Who?

Posted on05. Aug, 2010 by .

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I’m a big fan of Marianne Kolbasuk McGee. In case you’re not yet familiar with her work, she’s been a writer for Information Week since 1992 and covers a variety of issues, including IT management, careers, skills, and salary trends.   In other words, all the good stuff!  Marianne’s writing style is straightforward but engaging, so […]

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