Archive for January, 2011

Healthcare IT Job Seekers, “To HIMSS Or Not To HIMSS” – Is That The Question?

Healthcare IT Job Seekers, “To HIMSS Or Not To HIMSS” – Is That The Question?

Posted on28. Jan, 2011 by .

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About two weeks ago, that ‘ole  familiar question started to appear with increased frequency.  Via email, by phone, thru Twitter and LinkedIn, here it came.  There were a few variations on the theme, but for the most part the question is the same as it was last year about this time, and the year before […]

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You Don’t Have to Lie About It

You Don’t Have to Lie About It

Posted on24. Jan, 2011 by .

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That’s it, I’ve had it! Credibility is a major priority with me, and when mine is challenged I feel really violated, especially if it’s because a candidate can’t keep track of which story was told to whom (candidate behavior never – never – ceases to amaze me). Ok, it’s human nature to place a higher value […]

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Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics Student Diary – Meet Justin Wiley!

Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics Student Diary – Meet Justin Wiley!

Posted on21. Jan, 2011 by .

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Introduction My name is Justin Wiley, and I am a student in Duke’s Business Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi) program at the Fuqua School of Business.  MMCi is a new program at Duke, and I am excited to be a part of it, and to have the opportunity to share my experiences with […]

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More Tips for “Game Changing” in 2011

More Tips for “Game Changing” in 2011

Posted on17. Jan, 2011 by .

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The most important game changing recommendation is to read at least 30 minutes every day without interruption. This exercise works to keeps our minds engaged and also helps us to keep up with the latest news, trends in your profession, or novel that several people in the office keep mentioning. I don’t think it really matters what you read; just give yourself that time each day with the written word.

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Snowed In, Yet Still Attending Class at UIC!

Snowed In, Yet Still Attending Class at UIC!

Posted on14. Jan, 2011 by .

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What a way to start the new year! Last Sunday evening marked the beginning of what has become known as the “Blizzard of 2011” for the southern part of the country.  Before it all started,  I was skeptical; maybe it’s because I’m originally from the Midwest, but it’s usually laughable when it snows in these […]

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How to Jumpstart Your Career in 2011

How to Jumpstart Your Career in 2011

Posted on13. Jan, 2011 by .

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An overwhelming number of you intend to search for new jobs this year. Even if that isn’t part of your plan for 2011, you still can resolve to make some changes that will advance your career to new heights before it’s time to sing Auld Lang Syne again.

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Dance With the One Who Invites You

Dance With the One Who Invites You

Posted on12. Jan, 2011 by .

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I’m sure you’ve heard the story before. You invite someone to go to the dance and the next thing you know you are out like yesterday’s garbage. Two-timing is high school (sophomoric) behavior and I am sad to report that it has made its way to the executive search business. I plan to rant for […]

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Hooray for the New Year and New Healthcare IT Job Opportunities!

Hooray for the New Year and New Healthcare IT Job Opportunities!

Posted on10. Jan, 2011 by .

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Yes, I just love the New Year! After the end of last year’s holidays and all the New Year’s Eve hoopla, here we are in the first weeks of the New Year. While some folks get the post holidays blues, I have always, always loved January…maybe because since I was a little girl, I knew […]

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How to Get Your Healthcare IT Resume to Stand Out

How to Get Your Healthcare IT Resume to Stand Out

Posted on07. Jan, 2011 by .

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With the advent of online employment services such as monster.com, careerbuilder.com and job-hunt.com, more people than ever can be applying for fewer and fewer jobs. How can you create a resume that will stand out in this sea of Healthcare IT hopefuls? Follow this list of “musts” to ensure your resume stands out. Summarize your career […]

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Five Things You Should Do Today to Get Promoted This Year

Five Things You Should Do Today to Get Promoted This Year

Posted on05. Jan, 2011 by .

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What is the best indication that you are indeed accelerating your career? You get promoted! The focus of my coaching practice is to help my clients accelerate their career growth by establishing and documenting their career goals and then by creating and achieving strategies to get promoted… often.

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Big Changes in 2011

Big Changes in 2011

Posted on03. Jan, 2011 by .

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I’ve had a chance (like many of you) to reflect over the past year and look at things that went well and …well, things that I wish I could change. That’s water under the bridge. My new revelation? Bad clients. Working with bad clients is something I will not do again. Ever. I am not a […]

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