Archive for April, 2013
Posted on26. Apr, 2013 by David Kushan.
As an independent contractor whose current project is coming to an end, you are going to be talking with staffing firms about what projects they have coming up that you may be a good fit for. If the project sounds like a good fit, the firm you are talking with will present you to the […]
Posted on23. Apr, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 22, 2013) – National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) today announced that it has educated over 25,000 stakeholders through its web-based education program, NeHC University. Since its inception in 2009, NeHC University has offered over 115 webinars on a wide array of topics directly impacting the health IT community. Taking concepts directly from NeHC’s […]
Posted on18. Apr, 2013 by David Kushan.
This post will be a short one because the point of the post does not take a ton of elaborating. So, let me tell you this quick story and get to the point! I have personally heard these types of comments from hiring managers over the years, but since this same story just occurred the […]
Posted on12. Apr, 2013 by Carter Groome.
“Market softness” can mean so many things depending on your perspective. From an IT consultant’s viewpoint, you may be told that the market is soft if your employer does not have new engagements for you. Yes, I see the lights slowly coming up and last call from behind the bar on the big EMR implementation […]
Posted on11. Apr, 2013 by Joe Lavelle.
Maybe you are one of the fortunate ones and there are no details on your resume that require a little explaining. But, if you have spent long enough in the professional world, chances are that you have left at least one position under less than ideal circumstances. It could be because your job performance was […]
Posted on10. Apr, 2013 by David Kushan.
When you are considering taking a contract, many people know to consider the following: Is the project a good fit to your skill set? How will you fit in culturally with the group at the hospital? How much will the position pay? What is the expense reimbursement policy? What will the travel be like? How […]
Posted on09. Apr, 2013 by Joe Lavelle.
I will admit that I never anticipated featuring Justin Bieber as a topic of a blog post. I am fairly confident in saying that his fan base is not comprised of the same people as my reading demographic. But, a recent article about Mr. Bieber’s onstage bout of illness and the lessons it has for […]
Posted on03. Apr, 2013 by David Kushan.
As a contractor (consultant who works on a contract to contract basis as opposed to being an employee of a firm) you will have regular phone calls with firms that place contractors on projects. When you initially talk with a representative from these firms, it will be because you both think you may be a […]
Posted on01. Apr, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
68 college basketball teams meet, 67 games will be played, but only one team will win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship! The 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I basketball tournament is underway! The Final Four games are April 6. The National Championship game is April 8th. So what’s your NCAA “Bracket” looking like? The NCAA “Final […]