Archive for March, 2011

The Evolution of Pharmacy Informatics – Free Webinar From UIC

The Evolution of Pharmacy Informatics – Free Webinar From UIC

Posted on31. Mar, 2011 by .

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REGISTER NOW Join the University of Illinois – Chicago and Healthcare IT Today Blogger David Kushan for a free Webinar on April 7, 2011 Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm EDT (Please note time is Eastern) The University of Illinois at Chicago presents the next Webinar in their series: The Evolution of Pharmacy Informatics. David Kushan, Managing […]

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Can Being Happy At Your Job Be Bad For Your Career?

Can Being Happy At Your Job Be Bad For Your Career?

Posted on30. Mar, 2011 by .

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Can being happy at your job be bad for your career?  Well, that depends what your mindset is when you are happy with your job.  And for a good percentage of people, it definitely is. As I have discussed in past posts, there are certainly times when you are going to be in “good job mode” […]

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Text Messaging Madness…

Text Messaging Madness…

Posted on29. Mar, 2011 by .

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I’m not entirely sure as to how this subject will go over – but that’s never stopped me before. This, my friends is not a rant but a call of concern that’s been on my mind lately. The future of our country and the world will be in the hands of our youth and unlike […]

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Whether on the Road or in the Air, HIT is Everywhere…

Whether on the Road or in the Air, HIT is Everywhere…

Posted on28. Mar, 2011 by .

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First and foremost, I need to apologize for my disappearing act, as it’s been well over two months since my last post!  This is perhaps the busiest I’ve ever been in my life.  I often joke with my fiancée that rarely has there been a time in either of our lives where our entire year […]

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Healthcare Provider Management Consultant with Deloitte Consulting

Healthcare Provider Management Consultant with Deloitte Consulting

Posted on25. Mar, 2011 by .

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FRED PENNIC INTRODUCTION: My name is Fred Pennic and I am currently a Healthcare Provider Management Consultant with Deloitte Consulting. I have been in this role for 9 months and previously worked for Accenture for 3 years in their Healthcare Provider practice.  JOB DESCRIPTION: In my role as a Healthcare Provider Management Consultant I am […]

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Two Reasons Why Hiring Is Not Going To Get Any Easier

Two Reasons Why Hiring Is Not Going To Get Any Easier

Posted on23. Mar, 2011 by .

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In past posts I have made reference to some of the many articles that continually publicize the shortages that currently exist and will continue to exist in finding and hiring specialized skills in the Healthcare IT / Informatics market. When people begin looking for new positions, they evaluate six main areas when deciding if a […]

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The Sometimes Painful Interview Experience

The Sometimes Painful Interview Experience

Posted on22. Mar, 2011 by .

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If you have recently been on a job interview, or plan to find yourself in that hot seat sometime soon, you are not alone. As I mentioned repeatedly, we should all be in agreement that the Healthcare IT Job Market is heating up and an overwhelming percentage of you plan on looking for a new position in 2011.

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Confident or Cocky?

Confident or Cocky?

Posted on21. Mar, 2011 by .

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There is a huge difference! Most of us know the (glaring) differences between the two personality types. Well, everyone except the cocky ones – because, in all likelihood they will never read this blog post or any other material that could help them grow their career, their income or become better human beings.  No need to. […]

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When Was the Last Time You Googled Yourself?

When Was the Last Time You Googled Yourself?

Posted on17. Mar, 2011 by .

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We’ve all done it at one time or another. It may have been late one night when you were all alone, sitting in the dark at home with the light of your laptop the only clue that someone was still awake. Or maybe you were stuck in a hotel room, far from home, with no […]

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What You Need to Do Now to Prepare For a Healthcare IT Interview

What You Need to Do Now to Prepare For a Healthcare IT Interview

Posted on15. Mar, 2011 by .

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Scenario: You spend weeks, even months looking for a Healthcare IT job. You have networked to the point of knowing just about everyone on the planet (or at least their relatives), attended more association lunches than you care to admit, prepared the perfect resume on perfect resume paper, attended numerous job fairs, and finally interested […]

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Lessons from Bloody Tuesday

Lessons from Bloody Tuesday

Posted on08. Mar, 2011 by .

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Nothing is sacred in the world we live in. Especially when it comes to job security. And…if you don’t believe me just ask one of the 200+ employees (a close estimate) laid off by McKesson last month. Can you imagine sharing a romantic Valentine’s Day with your significant other and 24 hours later telling them – I […]

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