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Behavioral Interviewing, The Good, The Bad and the Really Ugly – A Guide

Behavioral Interviewing, The Good, The Bad and the Really Ugly – A Guide

Posted on02. Mar, 2015 by .

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Behavioral Interviews(BI). I hate them.  That said, I think they are demeaning, age discriminatory and lead to conclusions that have no basis in reality.  If you are a candidate and you end up with a session run by HR you will be having a BI.  You absolutely need to be prepared.  If you are not, […]

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Is It Time to Make A Career Move Within Healthcare IT?

Is It Time to Make A Career Move Within Healthcare IT?

Posted on27. Feb, 2015 by .

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It may or may not be a great time for you to make a move but don’t let it become the biggest mistake you’ve ever made. If you are considering a move, like never before, you need to do your homework. Which company represents the greatest career opportunity for you?  Who do you go with?  […]

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HIPAA Security Certification – Worth the Price?

HIPAA Security Certification – Worth the Price?

Posted on30. Jan, 2015 by .

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Is becoming Certified HIPAA Security Professional (CHSP) certified a good career move? Is giving your selected employees the opportunity to achieve the CHSP a good corporate move? The demand for professionals trained in Security and in particular HIPAA Security data breaches is on the move. Those breaches cost the industry $5.6 billion each year. Data breaches […]

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Are You Making a Change?

Are You Making a Change?

Posted on09. Jan, 2015 by .

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Happy 2015 to all you job seekers and those actively hiring or considering it.  January, 2015 should be a big deal.  Why?  Because January is always the busiest time of the year for new hiring.  The fact that the stock market just hit an all time high isn’t going to hurt either.  The phenomenal growth […]

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Considering Increasing Your Staff?

Considering Increasing Your Staff?

Posted on05. Jan, 2015 by .

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Happy 2015 to all you healthcare IT job seekers and those actively hiring or considering it.  January, 2015 should be a big deal.  Why?  Because January is always the busiest time of the year for new hiring.  The fact that the stock market just hit an all time high isn’t going to hurt either. If […]

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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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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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