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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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Hiring Candidates That Don’t Meet the Educational Requirements

Hiring Candidates That Don’t Meet the Educational Requirements

Posted on09. Nov, 2017 by .

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Brigette Hyacinth recently posted this story of when she hired a candidate who didn’t meet the educational requirements that were part of the job posting: I HIRED a candidate who didn’t meet the educational requirements. She didn’t have an MBA. Here’s why: It came down to her and another candidate. I liked her humility. The […]

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The Extremely Competitive World of Health IT Staffing

The Extremely Competitive World of Health IT Staffing

Posted on02. Nov, 2017 by .

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This week I’ve been at the CHIME Fall Forum conference in San Antonio. For those not familiar with CHIME, it’s the leading association of healthcare CIOs and brings together CIOs from around the country and world. It’s an impressive group of healthcare IT leaders. During the event, I’ve had the chance to talk with a […]

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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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Failed Interviews Do Not Mean Failed Employees

Failed Interviews Do Not Mean Failed Employees

Posted on05. Oct, 2017 by .

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Brigette Hyacinth offered the following story that definitely expanded my thinking on the hiring process: A Candidate FAILED the interview. I still HIRED her. Here’s why. Her answers weren’t always the HR manager’s cup of tea but it caused me to think. She brought a fresh perspective. She had a good record. The HR manager […]

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Shift to Value Everywhere – Including Your Career

Shift to Value Everywhere – Including Your Career

Posted on21. Sep, 2017 by .

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According to the consulting firm Aon Hewitt, you may not be getting a raise this year. Its survey found that businesses plan to keep their raise budgets fairly flat next year while shifting increased amounts of it toward performance-based pay — meaning only top performers would see significantly bigger paychecks. Companies plan to allot an […]

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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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Featured Health IT Job: Inpatient Epic Manager (Clinical Applications)

Featured Health IT Job: Inpatient Epic Manager (Clinical Applications)

Posted on05. Sep, 2017 by .

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We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that was posted to the Healthcare IT Central job board that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Inpatient Epic Manager (Clinical Applications) position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by The Christ Hospital Health Network. Here’s […]

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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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Featured Health IT Job: Revenue Cycle Ambulatory Consultant

Featured Health IT Job: Revenue Cycle Ambulatory Consultant

Posted on29. Aug, 2017 by .

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Every so often we like to feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Revenue Cycle Ambulatory Consultant position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Innovative Consulting Group. Here’s a description of the position: Southeast Client is seeking a Revenue […]

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