Archive for August, 2012

How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

Posted on31. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 6: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

Posted on30. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 5: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion What […]

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How Does a Candidate Not Certified in an EHR Application Succeed in a Job Search?

How Does a Candidate Not Certified in an EHR Application Succeed in a Job Search?

Posted on29. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 4: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Posted on27. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 2: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion Are […]

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Advice for HIT Students With a Healthcare Degree, But Lacking a Programming Background

Advice for HIT Students With a Healthcare Degree, But Lacking a Programming Background

Posted on23. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 1: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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Haunted By Hidden Reference Nightmares

Haunted By Hidden Reference Nightmares

Posted on21. Aug, 2012 by .

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Some may call them ‘references not provided by the candidate’ while I tend to call them what they really are – hidden nightmares. They show up out of nowhere, and – BAM! – before you know it, these references have spooked the daylights out of the audience you’ve been trying so hard to impress. There […]

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Slow Down to Speed Up!

Slow Down to Speed Up!

Posted on20. Aug, 2012 by .

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Receiving a resource request from a client is the culmination of many hours of hard work! Much of the work can be classified as “thankless”; as frustration sets in after hundreds of dials lead to voicemail or a dead end.  So when an account/vendor manager has “success” and reaches a client contact and is given a […]

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How Your Limitations Influence Your Income

How Your Limitations Influence Your Income

Posted on17. Aug, 2012 by .

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Things are hot in the Healthcare IT marketplace today.  Because of that, many people I speak with think they need to leverage this demand and attempt to increase their compensation while the going is good.  So how do you make the most of this hot market?  Can you just walk into your manager’s office and […]

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Staffing vs. Consulting – the Counter-Arguments

Staffing vs. Consulting – the Counter-Arguments

Posted on16. Aug, 2012 by .

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There have recently been many blog posts exploring and debating the differences between Healthcare IT Staff Augmentation and Consulting firms. I believe the conversation began with newbie Healthcare IT Today blogger Arthur Damon’s post Why Many HIT Pros and Facilities are Choosing Staffing Firms Over Consulting Firms where he presented reasons why he believes consultants […]

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Get into Health IT and Help Bring Home the Gold!

Get into Health IT and Help Bring Home the Gold!

Posted on13. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Summer Olympics have come to end, but since we will not see them again for another four years and I don’t want to wait that long to write this post, I want to offer one more piece about our Team USA athletes now.  And, offer yet another way in which health IT is making its […]

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HIT Staffing vs. Consulting Firms – Going for the Gold!

HIT Staffing vs. Consulting Firms – Going for the Gold!

Posted on08. Aug, 2012 by .

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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England have put on some great competitions for America’s athletes. Have you been watching? My husband and I are all ‘red, white, and blue’ crazy about this event along with most of the media build up prior and during these games. We were all “hyped-up” and looked forward to some […]

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