Archive for February, 2014

Real Interview FAQs

Real Interview FAQs

Posted on26. Feb, 2014 by .

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Every year around this time I interview and hear from a number of college and graduate students looking toward (fearing?) spring and summer graduations asking for resume and interviewing tips. It’s time for these students to land a, perhaps their first, “real job.” Oooph, I sound like an old lady. Leaving my age out of […]

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A Little Trick for the Traveling EHR Consultant

A Little Trick for the Traveling EHR Consultant

Posted on25. Feb, 2014 by .

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A few years back I learned a little trick that is great when traveling or going to conferences where you often find yourself in a situation with few places to plug in. If you’re like me, not having a place to power up is almost worse than not having a place to go to the […]

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Negotiating a Salary During the Job Interview

Negotiating a Salary During the Job Interview

Posted on19. Feb, 2014 by .

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You have accepted a job offer knowing that the salary is not as much as you were hoping or needing. But you need the job, thinking that you will get raises. What if you don’t? And to top it off, the next person they hire for the same type of work just a few weeks […]

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What It’s Like to Have a Happyologist

What It’s Like to Have a Happyologist

Posted on18. Feb, 2014 by .

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Oh yeah, you read that right. My firm, the awesome Best in KLAS award winner Impact Advisors, is so dedicated to maintaining and growing our internal culture that we have a Happyologist on staff. His official title is actually Director of Firm Culture and Associate Satisfaction, but “Happyologist” lends way more street cred. Check him […]

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CTO, Enterprise Sector

CTO, Enterprise Sector

Posted on13. Feb, 2014 by .

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FERNANDO MESA CTO, Enterprise Sector MarkLogic Corporation INTRODUCTION: I’m responsible for the creation, communication and implementation of the technical vision and strategy for the company in the Healthcare and Life Sciences space.  I spend a large part of my time working with Fortune 500 clients on large-scale software implementations that require deep experience in Big […]

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The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

Posted on07. Feb, 2014 by .

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An aspect of this year’s Super Bowl has encouraged me to relate my most recent observations about a valuable resource that can be utilized in this very competitive Electronic Medical Records (EMR) / Health IT Workforce jobs market. The 12th man (Football – From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) or 12th player is a term for […]

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What’s Your Definition Of An Informatics Pharmacist?

What’s Your Definition Of An Informatics Pharmacist?

Posted on04. Feb, 2014 by .

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Primarily when I get asked this question it is by someone who is thinking about getting into this profession and they are looking for some clarification.   Since we get asked this question quite a bit, we decided to put up a post highlighting the responses we received to this question in a number of podcasts […]

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Five Ways to Boost Your Facebook Privacy

Five Ways to Boost Your Facebook Privacy

Posted on03. Feb, 2014 by .

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We’ve all heard stories about careers ruined due to unfortunate social media posts.  Obviously the safe approach is to assume that all posts and photos will be reviewed by potential employers, but there are ways to keep your private life a bit more private.  Here’s a terrific step-by-step guide from the Wall Street Journal that […]

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