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When is a Status Symbol a Tool for Success?

When is a Status Symbol a Tool for Success?

Posted on12. Apr, 2016 by .

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People judge on appearances. It would be nice if they did not, but the reality is that they do. That’s why the way your resume looks on the page is an important factor of resume writing. You could have all the facts written accurately and still be rejected because the reader is looking for something you are blind […]

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The Value Of Story In Your Career

The Value Of Story In Your Career

Posted on29. Mar, 2016 by .

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Do you tend to remember stories instead of facts? I know I do. Most of us do, because we are people who love stories — movies, tv shows, books, gossip, family lore, and all the rest of the ways one can tell a narrative. Even jokes are stories, if you think about it! I don’t […]

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Now Might Be The Time To Ask…

Now Might Be The Time To Ask…

Posted on26. Jan, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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When Is Your Digital Birthday? Why Should You Care?

When Is Your Digital Birthday? Why Should You Care?

Posted on14. Jan, 2016 by .

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Have you seen a sonogram of a pregnancy in a friend’s announcement online? That sonogram is the beginning of a particular child’s digital footprint, before they are born. Similarly, every time someone posts a cute picture, mentions their name, and shares a funny video of the child, their digital footprint expands. This is the beginning […]

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Does Your Klout Score Matter?

Does Your Klout Score Matter?

Posted on22. Dec, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Put Technology To Work For You

Put Technology To Work For You

Posted on05. Nov, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Creating a Strong Online Brand

Creating a Strong Online Brand

Posted on15. Sep, 2015 by .

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One of the ways to improve your healthcare IT online brand is by being active online in ways that focus on your professional arena. You can start out by using search engines to find news in your field and keeping yourself educated. Then, you can find niche communities of your peers and connect on social […]

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LinkedIn Has A New Job Search App

LinkedIn Has A New Job Search App

Posted on08. Sep, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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What’s Keeping Your Resume From Being Seen?

What’s Keeping Your Resume From Being Seen?

Posted on03. Sep, 2015 by .

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Have you ever noticed a dirty windshield before it reached the opaque stage? If you are like most of us, nope. You keep adjusting to the slowly deteriorating view until suddenly you realize it needs to be cleaned. And wow, what a difference once you wash it! There are a lot of areas in life […]

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Tips and Tricks to Reach Those Who Can Find You Your Next Position

Tips and Tricks to Reach Those Who Can Find You Your Next Position

Posted on31. Dec, 2014 by .

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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.  […]

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Should you Care About Your Digital Birthday?

Should you Care About Your Digital Birthday?

Posted on08. Dec, 2014 by .

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Have you seen a sonogram of a pregnancy in a friend’s announcement online? We all have! That sonogram is the beginning of a particular child’s digital footprint, before they are even born. Similarly, every time someone posts a cute picture, mentions their name, and shares a funny video of the child, their digital footprint expands. […]

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