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Leveraging Social Media in Your Healthcare IT Career Search

Leveraging Social Media in Your Healthcare IT Career Search

Posted on15. Sep, 2016 by .

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I’m always shocked at how many people downplay the power of social media in their health IT job search. Far too many people think that social media is about Kim Kardashian and the latest politics (which it is) and nothing more. Turns out that social media is as all-encompassing as culture itself. It covers pretty […]

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Are You Adding To Your Authority?

Are You Adding To Your Authority?

Posted on22. Sep, 2014 by .

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Online branding is a brand management technique that uses the internet as a medium for positioning your unique brand in the marketplace. Website creation and optimization, social media, blogs, online press releases, and video marketing are all methods used for online branding purposes. One of the best ways to improve your online brand is by being active online – […]

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Five Ways to Boost Your Facebook Privacy

Five Ways to Boost Your Facebook Privacy

Posted on03. Feb, 2014 by .

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We’ve all heard stories about careers ruined due to unfortunate social media posts.  Obviously the safe approach is to assume that all posts and photos will be reviewed by potential employers, but there are ways to keep your private life a bit more private.  Here’s a terrific step-by-step guide from the Wall Street Journal that […]

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Recommended Reading:  Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Recommended Reading: Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Posted on29. May, 2013 by .

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When we launched Healthcare IT Today back in February of 2010, I was tasked with recruiting a team of bloggers who could bring varied and fascinating perspectives to all things swirling around Healthcare IT workforce and career development.  One of the bloggers I recruited, Joshua Waldman, was not involved directly with Healthcare IT per se, […]

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Can You Really Justify Getting Paid To Play Farmville?

Can You Really Justify Getting Paid To Play Farmville?

Posted on13. Jun, 2011 by .

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Playing Farmville or updating Facebook on company time is stealing, I call it stealing a paycheck. Play on your own time on resources (PC, network, etc) that you pay for. If you are on a break at work and want to access the internet for purposes other than work, be aware that you are being watched… closely. I recommend against using company assets for personal purposes in general. I have my own iPad and I pay AT&T for my own bandwidth. When I want to take 5 minutes to do some personal business at work I whip out my iPad. I recommend a similar strategy.

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Time To Review Your Online Presence

Time To Review Your Online Presence

Posted on05. May, 2011 by .

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Healthcare IT opportunities are everywhere and demand for your services is as high as ever.  That demand has spurned the interest of applicants with a dizzying array of skill sets, diversity, and they way you are viewed even before speaking to or meeting prospective employers. Standing out among your peers or those who want to […]

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Are You Making Any Mistakes in Your Healthcare IT Online Job Search?

Are You Making Any Mistakes in Your Healthcare IT Online Job Search?

Posted on10. Sep, 2010 by .

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As the requirements of Meaningful Use have stimulated hiring at Healthcare IT vendors, consulting firms and health provider organizations it is imperative that you become knowledgeable of the latest recruiting tactics. The days of sitting at the local coffee shop with the newspaper “want ads” in one hand and a red pen in the other are behind us.

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How to Market Yourself Into A New Healthcare IT Opportunity

How to Market Yourself Into A New Healthcare IT Opportunity

Posted on09. Apr, 2010 by .

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I was at a local business networking event the other night and got to talking with a gentleman who had recently decided to go “independent” and start his own consulting business. “So, how is business going?” I asked him. He started to reply, then stopped, sighed and said, “You know the thing is that I’m […]

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