Archive for 'Career Paths'

Turning Down a Job Offer

Turning Down a Job Offer

Posted on02. May, 2017 by .

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I’m really into first-hand stories lately. Everyone loves a good story, but I think I’ve also been blessed to find a lot of great stories about careers lately. Today’s story is about someone (left anonymous) who was searching for a job through a recruiter and then chose not to take the job. First time in […]

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Time is a Funny Thing

Time is a Funny Thing

Posted on25. Apr, 2017 by .

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Sanjoy Kumar Malik offered up this interesting perspective on time and age that should give us all a little perspective on things. Someone became a CEO at 25, and died at 50, while another became a CEO at 50 and lived to 90 years. Obama retires at 55, while Trump starts at 70. Everyone in […]

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Are You Replaceable at Your Company?

Are You Replaceable at Your Company?

Posted on18. Apr, 2017 by .

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Often when we look at the work we do, we think to ourselves, how would this company survive without me? Or said another way, who would do all the work I’m doing if I weren’t here to do it? This is a somewhat arrogant view, but it’s also a common view of how we think […]

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Quick Tips for Sprucing up your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Quick Tips for Sprucing up your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Posted on28. Feb, 2017 by .

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LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool for executives. With the high visibility your LinkedIn profile has, even some of the smallest mistakes could be critical. Just like with a resume, your profile has to stand out among the rest of the candidates in the Healthcare field if you want to get discovered and considered for […]

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Healthcare IT Jobs Are Great Jobs

Healthcare IT Jobs Are Great Jobs

Posted on17. Feb, 2017 by .

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I’ve been preparing for HIMSS next week and particularly my meetup at the HIMSS Career Fair, and I came to an important realization. A job in healthcare IT is a pretty great job. I’ve seen some early survey results from a healthcare IT job survey that Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company, will be releasing […]

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The Balance of Passion and Earning Potential in Your Health IT Career

The Balance of Passion and Earning Potential in Your Health IT Career

Posted on19. Jan, 2017 by .

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I’m always fascinated by the discussion of trying to figure out if you want to follow your passion or earning potential in your career. This is not an easy choice and we all struggle with it in varying degrees. The real challenge it seems for many is that there’s not good alignment between passion and […]

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Hiring and Retaining Healthcare Security Staff

Hiring and Retaining Healthcare Security Staff

Posted on15. Nov, 2016 by .

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After attending the CHIME Fall Forum in Phoenix, AZ, I came away with some great insights into the challenges hospital CIOs face. There is no doubt that security was top of mind for all of these healthcare CIOs. It’s fair to say that it’s probably the challenge that keeps most of them up at night. […]

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Data Engineers are Becoming the Most In-demand Tech Job

Data Engineers are Becoming the Most In-demand Tech Job

Posted on13. Sep, 2016 by .

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Making use of data is what data engineers do. As more software creates more data, more companies will need more data engineers. But, according to a newly released report by Stitch and Galvanize, there are only 6,500 self-reported data engineers but more than 6,600 job openings in the San Francisco Bay area alone. That’s a […]

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Healthcare Analytics Jobs Are In Demand

Healthcare Analytics Jobs Are In Demand

Posted on14. Jul, 2016 by .

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I recently had a hospital CIO share with me that he was having trouble filling is healthcare analytics jobs. Analytics jobs are extremely competitive in every market and finding someone with analytics and healthcare knowledge is extremely difficult. We have thousands of those healthcare analytics jobs listed on Healthcare IT Central. Plus, many jobs that […]

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If You Want Different Results You Have to Change

If You Want Different Results You Have to Change

Posted on05. Jul, 2016 by .

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I’ve been talking to a lot of people lately about their careers. It’s always interesting to hear about people’s dreams for their careers. Some of them lack any sort of substance (ie. I just want to make a lot of money and never work again). That’s not a career. That’s a dream. However, most people […]

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Cutting-Edge Healthcare IT Jobs

Cutting-Edge Healthcare IT Jobs

Posted on02. Jun, 2016 by .

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10 years ago if you said you had a job implementing an electronic medical record (EMR if you prefer, and yes this was before the EHR term became in vogue), you’d really be at the cutting edge of technology being implemented in healthcare. Was there anything better in healthcare technology at that time? Maybe robotic […]

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