Archive for December, 2014

Tips and Tricks to Reach Those Who Can Find You Your Next Position

Tips and Tricks to Reach Those Who Can Find You Your Next Position

Posted on31. Dec, 2014 by .

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I read over my last post on customizing your resume and am not sure if I made the point I wanted to about a 1 page resume.  The one pager is a brief version of your 5 pager.  Title, company and what you do, so any dummy can understand it.  A few attaboys are fine.  […]

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Customizing Your Resume

Customizing Your Resume

Posted on29. Dec, 2014 by .

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You need to create an all encompassing resume. Every job, every title and every Attaboy you ever had. Salesman of the year is an attaboy. “Thanks, I couldn’t have done this without you” is also an Attaboy. Don’t feel bad if this is 5 or more pages, no one is ever going to see it. […]

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Posted on25. Dec, 2014 by .

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Thanks for reading and all your support throughout the year! We hope you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays! John LynnJohn Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 6000 articles with John having written over 3000 of the articles himself. These EMR and […]

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How to Tame the Holidays at Work and at Home

How to Tame the Holidays at Work and at Home

Posted on22. Dec, 2014 by .

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It would be a fantasy – but wouldn’t it be nice if the holiday season went in an orderly fashion, one event to the next, with perfect orbs of celebration repeating themselves in different colors. What really happens is more like the whirlwind of leaves or snowflakes spiraling beyond control because there is very little […]

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Is It Time to Reconsider Being a FTE?

Is It Time to Reconsider Being a FTE?

Posted on19. Dec, 2014 by .

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As I look into my crystal ball, I see that if you are a consultant/contractor the time to consider full time employee status may be at hand.. In emerging markets, consultancy is usually more profitable than that of a FTE. Why? Because scarcity breeds high prices. As a market segment matures or is in a […]

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Should You Put Your Job Search On Hold During the Holidays?

Should You Put Your Job Search On Hold During the Holidays?

Posted on17. Dec, 2014 by .

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Are you unemployed? Recently let go? In between gigs? Being any of these at this time of year can border on traumatic. I’ve been in recruitment for 20+ years. Year after year I have watched people beat themselves up over trying to find a job at this time of year. Please, accept this one fact. […]

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How to Make Your Entry Level Resume Impressive

How to Make Your Entry Level Resume Impressive

Posted on15. Dec, 2014 by .

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We all know that baking with flour is a pretty basic staple, but depending on how you use it, the results sure can vary, can’t they? An expert can take the same basic ingredients I have in my kitchen and come up with impressive results because that expert knows how to use the basic ingredients […]

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Recommendation: Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Recommendation: Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Posted on12. Dec, 2014 by .

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In my role as a Recruiter at Impact Advisors and in my new, expanded role as Social Media Manager, blog Editor-in-Chief, Website Analyst, Sales Support, Content Creator, and Staffing Support, or, as I like to joke, Lady Baglady, I write a lot. I mean, I write a lot a lot. I also edit other people’s […]

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Employers: Additional Interview Tools to Assess Soft Skills

Employers: Additional Interview Tools to Assess Soft Skills

Posted on10. Dec, 2014 by .

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Recently I wrote a post about the new healthcare IT consulting skill set because as the consulting market softened in 2014, I saw many consultants struggle to find contracts as well as recruiter friends (and myself) challenged to find candidates that met all the new requirements. For example, at my current firm, we’ll no longer […]

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Should you Care About Your Digital Birthday?

Should you Care About Your Digital Birthday?

Posted on08. Dec, 2014 by .

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Have you seen a sonogram of a pregnancy in a friend’s announcement online? We all have! That sonogram is the beginning of a particular child’s digital footprint, before they are even born. Similarly, every time someone posts a cute picture, mentions their name, and shares a funny video of the child, their digital footprint expands. […]

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Casual Social Media Job Searching

Casual Social Media Job Searching

Posted on05. Dec, 2014 by .

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We’ve all heard of the importance of networking when trying to find a job. We’ve all seen the stats that say the majority of jobs come from someone in our network. It is absolutely true that you should engage your network when searching for a job. This is true in the healthcare IT world just […]

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