Archive for 'Networking'
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 […]
Posted on23. Mar, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Common wisdom suggests that when you have found a job you quit hunting for a new one. This is a mistake that the vast majority of professionals make and it’s one that is typically detrimental to their careers. Constantly looking for new opportunities not only keeps you current with what positions are available, it also […]
Posted on25. Feb, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
A lot has changed when it comes to looking for a job. It used to be that the only ways to find a job were to look in the newspaper or watch for “Now Hiring” or “Help Wanted” signs (remember those days?). Not only was this inefficient, it was disappointing because there never seemed to […]
Posted on02. Feb, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Networking is an essential part of your job search progress. There are many different types of networking, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to attend a networking event. If you think that “networking” isn’t working for you, maybe you need to change your ideas about what networking actually is. Networking means different things to […]
Posted on31. Dec, 2014 by Paul Smith.
I read over my last post on customizing your resume and am not sure if I made the point I wanted to about a 1 page resume. The one pager is a brief version of your 5 pager. Title, company and what you do, so any dummy can understand it. A few attaboys are fine. […]
Posted on17. Dec, 2014 by Paul Smith.
Are you unemployed? Recently let go? In between gigs? Being any of these at this time of year can border on traumatic. I’ve been in recruitment for 20+ years. Year after year I have watched people beat themselves up over trying to find a job at this time of year. Please, accept this one fact. […]
Posted on22. Sep, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
Online branding is a brand management technique that uses the internet as a medium for positioning your unique brand in the marketplace. Website creation and optimization, social media, blogs, online press releases, and video marketing are all methods used for online branding purposes. One of the best ways to improve your online brand is by being active online – […]
Posted on30. May, 2014 by John Lynn.
In a recent LinkedIn discussion I saw some really great career advice from Kyle Samani, CEO of Pristine. This was Kyle’s comment in response to our post on the value of an EHR certificate: I regularly interview students from the UT HIT program and I find that their certificate is next to meaningless. The program […]
Posted on30. Apr, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
It can be difficult to find a job yourself. But, in today’s changing job market, throwing yourself on the fire and doing everything you can in order to find the right job is in your best interest, especially if you want to land the ideal job. Start by finding out what kind of experience and […]
Posted on07. Feb, 2014 by Shirley Corsey.
An aspect of this year’s Super Bowl has encouraged me to relate my most recent observations about a valuable resource that can be utilized in this very competitive Electronic Medical Records (EMR) / Health IT Workforce jobs market. The 12th man (Football – From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) or 12th player is a term for […]
Posted on07. Jan, 2014 by Gwen Darling.
From the time my youngest daughter Kelly was old enough to speak, she was one tough cookie. I vividly remember the first incident in her early childhood that let me know she was going to be extremely independent. She was two and a half, and was fearlessly swinging her tiny little self all over the […]