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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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No Take Backs

No Take Backs

Posted on26. Sep, 2014 by .

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I know I always say this, so apologies for my redundancy, readers, but after recruiting for years I always think I’ve seen it all. And then, WAMMO, another something crazy happens. Though someone is a better moniker for what happens actually because all these lessons are learned directly from a candidate lacking good judgment. Therefore, […]

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Practical Job Search Advice

Practical Job Search Advice

Posted on30. Apr, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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I’ve Set Up A LinkedIn Profile, So Do I Still Need a Resume?

I’ve Set Up A LinkedIn Profile, So Do I Still Need a Resume?

Posted on25. Apr, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, Do recruiters still expect a written resume, or is a link to my LinkedIn profile enough? It’s basically the same information and it seems redundant to create a resume. Thanks, Tim G. Dear Tim G., Yes, a written resume is an absolute must and is still expected by recruiters. I actually have a […]

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Do I Need That Graduation Date?

Do I Need That Graduation Date?

Posted on18. Apr, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, I’m enjoying your new column and am looking forward to learning more tips! I have a question. I’m putting together a resume for the first time in ages (I’ve been with the same hospital for 23 years), and I’m worried that if I list all of my experience and the date of my […]

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What Not to Do: Radio Silence

What Not to Do: Radio Silence

Posted on15. Apr, 2014 by .

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Over the nearly three years that I have been blogging with HealthcareITToday.com I’ve written many a post on what not to do in your job search. For example, how not to become rejected, how to handle it if you are rejected, red flags to be mindful of, paying attention to proper English, and to never […]

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It’s Saturday, Am I Working?

It’s Saturday, Am I Working?

Posted on20. Jan, 2014 by .

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It’s a Saturday around noon and I am waiting for my hair appointment to begin when I decide I’ll check my email on my phone. And there it is, the email that is making me wonder, should I be or am I working on a Saturday? This wasn’t a typical response to one of my […]

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How To Not Get Rejected In 60 Seconds

How To Not Get Rejected In 60 Seconds

Posted on11. Dec, 2013 by .

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First impressions count, people. There. Just, there.  So in this post, I will attempt to teach the readership how not to get rejected by a recruiter in the first 60 seconds of your phone interview. I see you out there in reader-land thinking, “Nah, recruiters don’t snap to judgment like that. They are very interested […]

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Will Your Firm Find Your Next Contract?

Will Your Firm Find Your Next Contract?

Posted on05. Aug, 2013 by .

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In past posts, I have discussed the difference between firms that hire consultants and those that place consultants on a contract basis.  There are firms that hire consultants as a salaried employee and pay them whether they are working or not (bench time), and firms that bring on a consultant and pay them hourly for […]

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Can I Lie on my Resume…Just a Little?

Can I Lie on my Resume…Just a Little?

Posted on30. Jul, 2013 by .

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In 2007, Marilee Jones, called the “most celebrated Admissions Dean in America” resigned from MIT — the reason? A lie on her 1979 job application, fabricating several degrees. In 2006, David Edmondson stepped down as Radio Shack’s CEO, after he was caught lying about his academic record —again, claiming degrees that he didn’t earn. Lying […]

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Wait, Who is Calling?

Wait, Who is Calling?

Posted on25. Jul, 2013 by .

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One of the best parts of being a recruiter or a resource manager at a consulting firm is extending job or contract offers. Think about the last time you received that call; it was so exciting! We want you to work for us and we’re going to pay you to do it – hooray! I […]

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