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50+ and Looking for a Job? Here’s What Not to do During Your Search

50+ and Looking for a Job? Here’s What Not to do During Your Search

Posted on25. Oct, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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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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Good News! Some Job Search Expenses Are Deductible!

Good News! Some Job Search Expenses Are Deductible!

Posted on21. Jan, 2016 by .

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Sometimes it might feel like all the money you spend trying to find a job just blows away in the wind. But that really isn’t true if your money was being invested in your future career because that investment will bring a return eventually. Until then, you might want to check out what the IRS […]

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Job Hunting When You Are Pregnant

Job Hunting When You Are Pregnant

Posted on15. Dec, 2015 by .

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Many people will be inclined to tell those who are pregnant to wait until after they have the baby before searching for a new healthcare IT job. This isn’t always possible due to financial circumstances. While it can be understandable that some employers are reluctant to hire someone who will likely be requesting maternity leave […]

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Civilian Jobs After Military Service: Finding Your Next Career

Civilian Jobs After Military Service: Finding Your Next Career

Posted on01. Dec, 2015 by .

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If you have recently completed military service and are looking for a new career, you might be surprised to find that your branch of the military has career resources and job search materials to help make your transition to civilian life easier. There are also many companies that specifically give hiring preferences to those individuals […]

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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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How to Tame the Holidays at Work and at Home

How to Tame the Holidays at Work and at Home

Posted on22. Dec, 2014 by .

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It would be a fantasy – but wouldn’t it be nice if the holiday season went in an orderly fashion, one event to the next, with perfect orbs of celebration repeating themselves in different colors. What really happens is more like the whirlwind of leaves or snowflakes spiraling beyond control because there is very little […]

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The Importance of a Great Boss

The Importance of a Great Boss

Posted on01. Oct, 2014 by .

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When looking for a job, we often look at a wide variety of factors. Many of us start with things like salary, benefits, type of job, and location. In fact, I think the majority of people search for a job using these main criteria. For example, you might want a job in Boston and so […]

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Gwen Darling Interviewed on Healthcare IS Podcast

Gwen Darling Interviewed on Healthcare IS Podcast

Posted on25. Jun, 2014 by .

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I’m about 6 months late pointing to this podcast, but better late than never. Our very own Gwen Darling was interviewed on the Healthcare IS Podcast. She gives some interesting details into her health IT background and also the history of Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today along with the evolution of professionals coming […]

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4 Steps to Transition to a Health IT Job

4 Steps to Transition to a Health IT Job

Posted on27. May, 2014 by .

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One of the big challenges we have in healthcare is being open to the idea of someone transitioning to healthcare IT from something outside of healthcare. In fact, the same could be said about someone coming from the clinical side of healthcare to the IT side. Although, the later seems easier than the former. While […]

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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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