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Your First Impression Counts Big – Tips For Cover Letters

Your First Impression Counts Big – Tips For Cover Letters

Posted on26. Jan, 2015 by .

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First impressions are huge! The first impression people have of you can keep them from wanting to get to know you better or encourage them to seek you out. Your cover letter is that first impression for your resume and its quality will often determine whether or not that resume gets attention. You want to […]

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The Unexpected Career Paths

The Unexpected Career Paths

Posted on03. Dec, 2014 by .

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I get the chance to talk to hundreds and thousands of amazing people that work in healthcare IT. When I talk to them, we often get into a discussion of their career path. Many didn’t start working in healthcare IT. In fact, many didn’t even know what healthcare IT was. That was my case as […]

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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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Is Your Email Inbox Prepared for Your Job Search?

Is Your Email Inbox Prepared for Your Job Search?

Posted on20. Oct, 2014 by .

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If you are like most people, you have had an email account for a while and it probably has a lot of stuff in it that you think you will read some day. Most of us do this and realize one day we have thousands of unopened emails that might have something important to say. […]

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Create a Blueprint to Build Your Career

Create a Blueprint to Build Your Career

Posted on03. Oct, 2014 by .

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Look around at the most impressive buildings in your town: the ornate churches, gleaming office buildings, and fanciest homes.  Despite being totally different, you can guarantee they all started in the same place — with a set of blueprints. These detailed drawings that lay out the foundations, structure and dimensions of the project are essential […]

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CTO, Enterprise Sector

CTO, Enterprise Sector

Posted on13. Feb, 2014 by .

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FERNANDO MESA CTO, Enterprise Sector MarkLogic Corporation INTRODUCTION: I’m responsible for the creation, communication and implementation of the technical vision and strategy for the company in the Healthcare and Life Sciences space.  I spend a large part of my time working with Fortune 500 clients on large-scale software implementations that require deep experience in Big […]

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When It Comes To Your Career, What Motivates You?

When It Comes To Your Career, What Motivates You?

Posted on05. Nov, 2013 by .

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When it comes to career motivation, each person is unique and needs different things in their job to feel satisfied, valued, and fulfilled. For some, that might be money, fame, power, social interaction or creative expression. For others, it could be intellectual challenge, helping others, independence, or something else. By understanding your career motivations, you […]

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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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Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Posted on09. Apr, 2013 by .

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I will admit that I never anticipated featuring Justin Bieber as a topic of a blog post. I am fairly confident in saying that his fan base is not comprised of the same people as my reading demographic. But, a recent article about Mr. Bieber’s onstage bout of illness and the lessons it has for […]

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Getting Beyond in Numbers in Electronic Medical Records

Getting Beyond in Numbers in Electronic Medical Records

Posted on28. Mar, 2013 by .

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So, you have heard that Health IT is a booming field and those who show great interest in your future financial security, like your parents or your spouse, have been urging you to consider joining its ranks. You have to admit, though, that the idea of staring at computers and breaking a person’s complex medical […]

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