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Career Advice No One Tells You

Career Advice No One Tells You

Posted on08. Dec, 2016 by .

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Larry Chiang tweeted out this great infographic that shares career advice that no one tells you. Here’s the short list of advice: Job Requirements are Negotiable Imposter Syndrome is a Good Thing What’s realistic is Just an Illusion Don’t Pick a Profession Based on “Average Salary” or Employment Numbers Pick a Boss, Not a Company […]

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50+ and Looking for a Job? Here’s What Not to do During Your Search

50+ and Looking for a Job? Here’s What Not to do During Your Search

Posted on25. Oct, 2016 by .

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Navigating today’s demanding and ever-changing job market in the healthcare industry is tough—no matter what age you are. If you’re 50 or over, however, learning the ropes can be even more of a challenge. It’s highly likely that it’s been years upon years since you last searched for a job in healthcare, and the market […]

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Risks and Learning

Risks and Learning

Posted on04. Oct, 2016 by .

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I’ve always been amazed when I’ve looked backed on my career and realized that I’ve never been qualified for any of the jobs I’ve done. Seriously, I didn’t have the skills needed to perform any of the jobs. There were a few times that I thought I was qualified and then I got to the […]

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What’s Your “Why”?

What’s Your “Why”?

Posted on06. Sep, 2016 by .

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This turns out to be a really great question for leaders, but it’s also a really great question for your life. When did you last ask what the “why” was for your organization? When was the last time you asked yourself “why” you’re doing the work you do? If you don’t know the answer, it’s […]

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What’s Your Excuse?

What’s Your Excuse?

Posted on30. Aug, 2016 by .

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Everyone one of us in life faces challenges. Some of those challenges are large and some of those challenges are small. What’s universal is that we all have challenges. Turns out that the most decorated Olympic athlete, Michael Phelps has challenges as well: One of the beauties of life is that we can overcome our […]

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We All Have a Team – Formal or Otherwise

We All Have a Team – Formal or Otherwise

Posted on25. Aug, 2016 by .

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Maybe I’m still on my Olympic kick, but I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of teams and how many of the most powerful teams are often not formally a team. Watching the Olympics you often see the athletes thanking their team for getting them to where they were able to achieve greatness in […]

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Putting Forth Gold Medal Effort in Health IT

Putting Forth Gold Medal Effort in Health IT

Posted on23. Aug, 2016 by .

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If you’re like me, you’re now entering a depressed state as you think about what you’re going to do in the evenings now that the Olympics is over. I love the Olympics and the thing I love most about the Olympics is seeing people achieve the pinnacle of success in their chosen sport. It’s an […]

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20 Small Health IT Job Search Mistakes

20 Small Health IT Job Search Mistakes

Posted on18. Aug, 2016 by .

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It’s painful to watch job seekers make some of the same mistakes over and over again. Turns out that Bernard Marr feels the same way and has created this list of 20 mistakes that people keep making (Again, and again). Typos on your resume.  Waiting for the job to come to you. Relying on job […]

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Are You Doing a Job or Your Passion?

Are You Doing a Job or Your Passion?

Posted on09. Aug, 2016 by .

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I’ve recently been thinking about people’s reaction to Monday morning. Do you look forward to going back to work on Monday mornings or do you dread Monday mornings? Your answer to this question likely determines if you are doing a job or if you’re working on your passion. Certainly, there are other factors which you […]

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Things Mentally Strong People Do

Things Mentally Strong People Do

Posted on02. Aug, 2016 by .

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I’ve recently been talking with a friend about a job change. She’s an incredibly talented individual with some amazing skills. However, like most of us, she’s nervous going into a new job. She’s concerned she won’t live up to the expectations of her new employer. We’ve all been there before. It’s easy to let self-doubt […]

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Giving Up!

Giving Up!

Posted on26. Jul, 2016 by .

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I came across this quote on LinkedIn and thought it was the perfect message for many of us that are looking at our careers in healthcare IT. There’s a lot of challenges that we face and they’re likely only going to get more complicated. So, this quote seems appropriate to us as we think about […]

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