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What NOT to Include on Your Resume

What NOT to Include on Your Resume

Posted on08. Dec, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Why December is a Great Month For Hiring

Why December is a Great Month For Hiring

Posted on19. Nov, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Cover Letter Tone: Formal or Friendly?

Cover Letter Tone: Formal or Friendly?

Posted on12. Nov, 2015 by .

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When creating a healthcare IT cover letters, a common mistake is to essentially use the same letter every time. Many applicants change nothing more than the name of the company. This is a bad idea and you can be certain that your generic letter is seen as such by those who read it. The other […]

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Should Your Salary Be On Your Resume?

Should Your Salary Be On Your Resume?

Posted on22. Oct, 2015 by .

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One of the uncomfortable parts of a healthcare IT job search is discussion of salary. Most of us don’t really like negotiations over salary and fear that putting our current wage on paper might doom us to repeat it. For the most part, you really don’t need to put salary history on your resume. At […]

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What’s Keeping You Out Of A C-Level Career?

What’s Keeping You Out Of A C-Level Career?

Posted on29. Sep, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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Has Heartbleed Affected Your Healthcare Technology Job Search?

Has Heartbleed Affected Your Healthcare Technology Job Search?

Posted on22. Sep, 2015 by .

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By now, I hope you have heard of Heartbleed, that notorious bug that has been infiltrating “secure” sites for the last two years and quietly stealing information without a trace. It’s ugly, but it also is a good reminder that there will always be some hacker out there trying to get past everyone’s guard. Neil […]

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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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When Resume Parsing Goes Bad

When Resume Parsing Goes Bad

Posted on25. Aug, 2015 by .

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When you are looking for a job, there are different types of ads to which you will respond. Some will be Craigslist style where you send your resume to a recruiter via a randomized email address. Others will be ads with an Apply button that you click. This button may take you to a company […]

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Elements of A Professional and Accurate Resume

Elements of A Professional and Accurate Resume

Posted on18. Aug, 2015 by .

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In order to secure a job you must have a resume. There is really no way around it. Not only must you have a resume, but it needs to be professional and accurate. A great resume is really the key to getting your foot in the door of the organization that you really want to […]

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Your Resume Lives On Long After You’ve Gotten the Job!

Your Resume Lives On Long After You’ve Gotten the Job!

Posted on30. Jul, 2015 by .

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It is very easy to think that, when you have sent out hundreds of resumes, those resumes disappear into thin air. However, if you post your resume online or email it in response to a job ad, your resume usually gets stored in a database. This database could be a job aggregator like Career Builder, […]

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