Archive for 'Career Coaching'

The Power of Appreciation

The Power of Appreciation

Posted on14. Nov, 2017 by .

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Lately, I’ve been thinking about how caring for something or someone is a superpower. When you really care about something, it changes so many things in life. This is particularly true for your job and your career. When you care about the work you do, then you work harder, you work more efficiently, and you […]

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Words That Drive Executive Recruiters Away

Words That Drive Executive Recruiters Away

Posted on26. Oct, 2017 by .

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If you want to increase your job search success, stay away from these words when crafting your resume!  Are you about to begin your executive job search or have you been searching for a job recently with no luck? Either way, be careful with the wording in your resume. The best professional resume writers can […]

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Making It to the “Top” in Your Health Care IT Career

Making It to the “Top” in Your Health Care IT Career

Posted on20. Oct, 2017 by .

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What do you consider reaching the top of your career? Priya Runthala, Sr. Talent Acquisition at Prakat Solutions, offered this great story that provided an important perspective for hiring managers and employees alike: I called a candidate about a new opportunity. It was a promotion from his current role, and he had the right skills […]

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The Hidden Secrets to Success

The Hidden Secrets to Success

Posted on12. Oct, 2017 by .

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It always annoys me when people talk about overnight successes. No doubt there are people who rise to fame and it seems like an overnight success. However, there’s generally a long road of struggle and hardship that happened before people recognize the person. We rarely acknowledge the hard work someone puts in before they rise […]

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Leadership Lessons

Leadership Lessons

Posted on07. Sep, 2017 by .

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John Moore recently shared this fascinating leadership story: When I was first promoted to a Vice-President, almost immediately, I had to make an extremely difficult decision. There was a regional manager who was on my team that had been given a 90 day action plan. The day I was promoted, his 90 days were up. […]

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Age Is Just a Number…or Is It?

Age Is Just a Number…or Is It?

Posted on31. Aug, 2017 by .

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Age is a topic we’ve often discussed here at Healthcare IT Today. There are so many angles to age when it comes to careers. Am I too young? Am I too old? Does a potential future employer think I’m too young or too old? Age can be a challenging issue when looking at your current […]

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8 Signs You Will be Highly Successful

8 Signs You Will be Highly Successful

Posted on24. Aug, 2017 by .

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I recently read a great post on LinkedIn by Oleg Vishnepolsky that highlighted what he considers to be 8 sure signs that you will be highly successful: No, high scores on exams is NOT one of them ! 1. You love to learn new things 2. You love to help others 3. You like to […]

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Success Is More About Grit than IQ

Success Is More About Grit than IQ

Posted on17. Aug, 2017 by .

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There are a lot of factors that influence success. Some extremely smart people use their brains to be successful. Other people work really hard and become a success. Other people just flat get lucky and achieve success. When you look at these factors, you can’t really control how lucky you get and you can’t really […]

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3 Things You Need for Career Success

3 Things You Need for Career Success

Posted on10. Aug, 2017 by .

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I recently saw someone assert that you need three things to be successful in your career: 1. Talent – This is pretty simple and clear cut. If you have talent you will succeed in what you are going after. Even though some talent is God-given, having talent is an entry point to get to another […]

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Is the Key to a Great Job Interview, Fooling the Interviewer?

Is the Key to a Great Job Interview, Fooling the Interviewer?

Posted on03. Aug, 2017 by .

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Several years back, I attended a workshop with an early Amazon recruiter. I’ll never forget what he said: “I’ve interviewed so many people, for so many different roles, I can fool you into thinking I am terrific at jobs I’ve never had.” –Source Thinking about this should cause all of us to stop and question […]

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Do You Provide Value or Extract Value?

Do You Provide Value or Extract Value?

Posted on19. Jul, 2017 by .

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Josh Fechter offered this really great Twitter sized look at his career path and the epiphany he found along the way: I quit my job. Ran out of savings. Then took a low-paying job as a copywriter. I bootstrapped down and moved into my Dad’s tiny apartment. Without much space, we slept in the same […]

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