Archive for 'Networking'
Posted on25. Oct, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on12. Jul, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Oh how I love thee, let me count the ways… LinkedIn is one of my favorite things in the world. It is the professional networking site with currently over 400 million users. It helps open doors and uncover opportunities on a broad spectrum while building contacts and relationships. I am constantly asking my clients, “Have […]
Posted on26. Jan, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Did you have a seasonal healthcare IT job over the holidays? Did you love that job and wish it could last longer? Now might be the time to ask if there are any openings in a full- or part-time position. Here’s why: You have been a part of the team as a temp worker, so […]
Posted on22. Dec, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Back in April of 2012, Wired magazine published an interesting article about Klout scores. Very interesting (and alarming in my opinion). For anyone who has never heard of Klout, It’s a measurement of your online presence and influence. While many are quick to dismiss it, many hiring managers are paying attention to these scores. When […]
Posted on05. Nov, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
If you think about it, you have “employees” of your own. You pay them to do things for you — find information on what concerns you, keep track of data you need to access again, and anything else you don’t want to do yourself. Some of your employees are paid when you get the bill […]
Posted on13. Oct, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
You hear the word “networking” in a positive light most of the time, but think about it: Who are you networking with? If every conversation is gossip or complaining, then it has an effect on the way you think and act. In addition to how it affects you, there’s an effect on how your healthcare […]
Posted on29. Sep, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Sometimes, all that is keeping you out of a c-level healthcare IT career is your online brand. Other times, it is your resume. Often, it is both! If it has been years since you tried to find another position, you need to understand that things have really changed. You may be great at the face-to-face […]
Posted on08. Sep, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
I hope you have a presence on LinkedIn, because it’s one of the biggest sources of professional networking available right now. They’ve just added to their worth by introducing the new LinkedIn healthcare IT job search app for iPhone. According to LinkedIn’s research, forty percent of their members are looking for jobs on the site […]
Posted on26. May, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
There is an old joke of sorts that defines recession as an economic period when your neighbor is out of work, and a depression as an economic period when you are out of work. The point of that is for someone looking for a job, the economy is never great. This is why persistence is […]
Posted on11. May, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Networking is an absolute must for a successful career. Unfortunately, many people consider networking events as nothing more than social time akin to a cocktail party. The truth is that networking events are more like a pre-interview on a mass scale. You are on display and you ensure that your goals, value, and expertise are […]
Posted on04. May, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
The most popular misconception when the economy is less than outstanding is that no one is hiring. It’s actually almost never true that no one is hiring. What is true is that companies tend to streamline when times are tough and while they may not officially be hiring, there is always room for someone with […]