Tag Archives: Career Advice

Are You Focused on Your Success or the Value You Provide?

Are You Focused on Your Success or the Value You Provide?

Posted on01. Jun, 2017 by .

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Far too many times I see employees look at their path to success in the company and focus solely on how they can make themselves successful. They want to move up the corporate ladder and so they focus on what they can do to achieve that “success” in a company. We all know the stories […]

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Risks and Learning

Risks and Learning

Posted on04. Oct, 2016 by .

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I’ve always been amazed when I’ve looked backed on my career and realized that I’ve never been qualified for any of the jobs I’ve done. Seriously, I didn’t have the skills needed to perform any of the jobs. There were a few times that I thought I was qualified and then I got to the […]

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Navigating Uncertain Times in Your Job

Navigating Uncertain Times in Your Job

Posted on21. Jun, 2016 by .

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Every so often, uncertain times come to a large part of the economy. It might be a government shut down, severe weather, or a variety of other calamities can happen that affect your job. Even when uncertainty affects a small part of the economy, if it affects your job or the medical community, then you […]

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Workplace Gossip is a Career Killer

Workplace Gossip is a Career Killer

Posted on03. May, 2016 by .

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Here is a sad truth: some people never really leave high school. Even as adults you will still find them hanging out and spreading the latest gossip with their friends. The problem is that no matter how they go about it, a workplace gossip is absolutely killing their own career. It is one thing to […]

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Epic Job Quitting – And Why Not to Do It

Epic Job Quitting – And Why Not to Do It

Posted on18. Mar, 2015 by .

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Lest readers of this site are confused, in this post we’re not talking about quitting your job at Epic. We’re talking about when you quit a job, how do you do it? Do you offer them the 2 weeks (or longer) notice, and decide to go out without burning any bridges? Or do you do […]

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Online Branding is Essential for Those That Work at Home

Online Branding is Essential for Those That Work at Home

Posted on14. Nov, 2014 by .

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Are you a professional who works exclusively from home? When you work from home, most of the impression you make with business contacts is online. Whether it is through email or telephone communication or exchanges via social media or messages to your website. Most of the way you get your paycheck is online, too, unless […]

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How to Decide if You are Ready to Go Back to Work

How to Decide if You are Ready to Go Back to Work

Posted on07. Nov, 2014 by .

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The “battle” between stay-at-home moms, work-at-home moms, and work-away-from-home moms almost seems like a marketing ploy to get you to buy magazines or books. Seriously, though. The industry puts so much pressure on women to be EVERYTHING. This is a topic close to my heart as I am a working mother of young, but-getting-bigger-by-the-minute-just-ask-them children. […]

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3 Important Questions To Ask At Your Job Interview

3 Important Questions To Ask At Your Job Interview

Posted on04. Nov, 2014 by .

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At any good interview there comes a point in where the job applicant is asked, “do you have any questions for me?” This is a tipping point that can go in your favor if you show that you have researched the company and care about the job itself more than the paycheck or benefits. It […]

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My Best Career Advice

My Best Career Advice

Posted on07. Apr, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, You give a lot of career advice. What’s the best career advice you’ve ever received? Just Curious   Dear Just Curious, Wow, that’s a good one especially because I’m stunned at how difficult I’m finding this question especially when I dole out career advice all day long. Even today a candidate was telling […]

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I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!

I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!

Posted on01. Aug, 2013 by .

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As I have chronicled in my previous blogs, it’s been an interesting journey these past 5-6 years I’ve been successfully and gainfully engaged as an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) professional.  The adoption of EMRs / EHRs is a top healthcare facility priority and on the national forefront thanks in large part to the National Healthcare Reform […]

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You Were Fired . . . Now How Do You Get Hired?

You Were Fired . . . Now How Do You Get Hired?

Posted on11. Apr, 2013 by .

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Maybe you are one of the fortunate ones and there are no details on your resume that require a little explaining. But, if you have spent long enough in the professional world, chances are that you have left at least one position under less than ideal circumstances. It could be because your job performance was […]

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