Archive for April, 2012

What Does A Chief Medical Information Officer Do, Exactly?

What Does A Chief Medical Information Officer Do, Exactly?

Posted on27. Apr, 2012 by .

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Ever read a job title and wonder, “What does a _______ do all day, exactly?  The University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC) has put together a comprehensive list of Healthcare IT industry job descriptions, and has graciously offered to share them with our Healthcare IT Today readers – thanks UIC! CHIEF MEDICAL INFORMATION OFFICER (CMIO) […]

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Cool Stuff Employers Do – $50K for 5 Years

Cool Stuff Employers Do – $50K for 5 Years

Posted on26. Apr, 2012 by .

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Here’s an overly obvious statement for you: Employment has changed. In decades past it was common for employees to join a firm as, say, a young man, stay there for 30 years, work up the ranks to as high as possible, earn a pension and retire happily. Ask any person under 35 if they plan […]

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Long-Distance Mentoring: Can It Work?

Long-Distance Mentoring: Can It Work?

Posted on24. Apr, 2012 by .

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You’ve been working with a wonderful mentor in your profession for a couple of years, but now she is moving to the other side of the world to help her company plant some roots in China. Does that mean the two of you have to break up?

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Finding the Right Mentor for You

Finding the Right Mentor for You

Posted on18. Apr, 2012 by .

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Do you want to find a mentor who will help you take your career to new heights? Great. Are you wondering how do you do it? You can’t exactly open up the Yellow Pages and flip to M for “Mentors.”

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Guide to Successfully Working as a Consultant in the Healthcare IT Industry – Part One

Guide to Successfully Working as a Consultant in the Healthcare IT Industry – Part One

Posted on13. Apr, 2012 by .

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If you missed my Intro blog post to this series, here’s the link. First let me say that there is a difference between consulting and staff augmentation (contracting).  For the sake of this guide, I am not going to spend time differentiating between the two.  For this guide, I am going to define consulting around […]

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A Reflection on Wastefulness

A Reflection on Wastefulness

Posted on12. Apr, 2012 by .

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In three little weeks, I will once again be a resident of Chicago, IL and I am thrilled about it! As many of my readers know, I moved back to my home town of Boise, ID last summer to assist my mom on her journey through breast cancer. Her prognosis is excellent and it’s time […]

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Don’t Fall In Love On The First Date

Don’t Fall In Love On The First Date

Posted on06. Apr, 2012 by .

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I’ve seen this movie over and over. Candidates have their first interview with a client and like a first date, they fall madly in love. A perfect match! The new benchmark has been set and all other candidates are marked second best over Mr. or Mrs. Wonderful. In some cases, the client is masking the […]

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Bringing Attitude to Phone Interviews

Bringing Attitude to Phone Interviews

Posted on05. Apr, 2012 by .

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Virtual meetings have become a staple of business life.  In our field and especially in the consulting arena, prospective employers turn to the phone to interview candidates nationwide and beyond.  I’ve brokered thousands of phone interviews over the years and just when I think I’ve heard it all some new animal in the background will […]

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How to Construct a Resume that Sells You

How to Construct a Resume that Sells You

Posted on03. Apr, 2012 by .

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Some people think that resumes are nothing more than a list of your accomplishments, the jobs you’ve had, and the number of places you’ve worked. But, it’s not that easy to construct a resume that markets you to your prospective employer. A resume should be designed to sell you and your potential to an employer. […]

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Wanted:  Experienced Director of Software Development

Wanted: Experienced Director of Software Development

Posted on02. Apr, 2012 by .

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ROTHMAN HEALTHCARE The Director of Software Development will be a key member of our Management team as well as a senior leader within our Software Group. In this role, you will be responsible for architecting and designing software for Rothman Healthcare and overseeing the implementation of new systems, making changes and feature additions to existing […]

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