Archive for 'Resumes and Letters'
Posted on20. Dec, 2016 by John Lynn.
It’s amazing how much resumes have evolved over the years. Things that were standard even a decade or two ago are now not appropriate for a resume. In fact, Business Insider outlined a whole list of things that should no longer be put on resumes (and in some cases never should have been there in […]
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 on30. Jun, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
When applying for a position, you are not going to be the only applicant. You will be competing for the position with dozens of other qualified candidates. With so many candidates, it is not unreasonable to fear your resume getting passed over or lost in the mix of things. In order to avoid that from […]
Posted on24. May, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
What you need to remember is that when you come to apply for any position at a medical facility, your resume is their first impression of you. You might be the best person for the job but if your resume doesn’t showcase this in the right way, then you will seriously dent your chances of being successful. One […]
Posted on19. Apr, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Your resume is a compilation of your career for the purpose of evaluation. The reader of your resume is looking for indications that you will be suitable for a specific opening and that reader uses your resume to determine if an interview should be scheduled. One way to categorize what will be looked for is summed […]
Posted on29. Mar, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on15. Mar, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Some will tell you that nobody reads cover letters any more, so there’s no good reason to write them. But there actually are very good reasons to write a professional, researched, compelling cover letter, and here’s the top reason why: It is your opening argument that the attached resume is worth taking the time to […]
Posted on16. Feb, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
In 2013, JobMob published their Top 40+ Job Search Blog Posts. This is a great list from distinguished career experts of what other job searchers have been reading and have found helpful, all over the globe. Although it is three years later, the information still rings true. One of our latest posts is on that […]
Posted on07. Jan, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
It is very likely that your next healthcare IT job application will be done electronically. In some ways this makes the process easier, I think, since many find it laborious to fill out paper applications by hand. Still, there are some issues you can run into with an electronic application that could cause problems if […]
Posted on08. Dec, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Your healthcare IT resume is valuable real estate. It needs to be kept as brief as possible while highlighting your past employment and skills in the best possible light. Therefore, it’s important to include the best of the best on your resume. While it is important to include as much positive information as possible, it […]
Posted on19. Nov, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
If there was ever a time that people feel depressed about being unemployed, it’s in December. It’s tough to be out of work with the holidays looming and you find yourself short on cash. The good news is that this can be the best month to be hired for a new healthcare IT job. If […]