Tag Archives: Cassie Sturdevant

Gettin’ Crafty With a Calculator

Gettin’ Crafty With a Calculator

Posted on08. May, 2014 by .

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During my day as a recruiter in the Healthcare IT consulting industry, I talk a lot (!) about employment styles specifically full time employment versus hourly contracting. For some background on the differences between them, check out this post I wrote a few months ago. Shameless, self-promotion moment. Of course, the main difference is compensation, […]

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I’ve Set Up A LinkedIn Profile, So Do I Still Need a Resume?

I’ve Set Up A LinkedIn Profile, So Do I Still Need a Resume?

Posted on25. Apr, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, Do recruiters still expect a written resume, or is a link to my LinkedIn profile enough? It’s basically the same information and it seems redundant to create a resume. Thanks, Tim G. Dear Tim G., Yes, a written resume is an absolute must and is still expected by recruiters. I actually have a […]

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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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What Not to Do: Radio Silence

What Not to Do: Radio Silence

Posted on15. Apr, 2014 by .

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Over the nearly three years that I have been blogging with HealthcareITToday.com I’ve written many a post on what not to do in your job search. For example, how not to become rejected, how to handle it if you are rejected, red flags to be mindful of, paying attention to proper English, and to never […]

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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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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Posted on24. Mar, 2014 by .

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As many of our readers and all my friends and family know, I am an avid practitioner of yoga. About a year ago, I converted my entire practice to Ashtanga Yoga and it’s now the only type of yoga that I practice. Ashtanga Yoga is traditionally practiced in the Mysore style which means the student […]

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What Do Employers Do Before the Interview?

What Do Employers Do Before the Interview?

Posted on17. Mar, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, For the first time in 15 years, I’m getting ready to start a new job search, and I’ve heard horror stories about what a jungle it is out there!  Things have changed quite a bit since my last time out, and I want to be as prepared as I possibly can be.  Could […]

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Consultant Travel on the Cheap

Consultant Travel on the Cheap

Posted on04. Mar, 2014 by .

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Travel has been on my mind quite a bit lately for two reasons. The first is that my husband and I just returned from a trip to Iceland where we hiked on a glacier, visited the meeting point of the North American and European tectonic plates, and swam in the Blue Lagoon. Check out our […]

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Real Interview FAQs

Real Interview FAQs

Posted on26. Feb, 2014 by .

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Every year around this time I interview and hear from a number of college and graduate students looking toward (fearing?) spring and summer graduations asking for resume and interviewing tips. It’s time for these students to land a, perhaps their first, “real job.” Oooph, I sound like an old lady. Leaving my age out of […]

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What It’s Like to Have a Happyologist

What It’s Like to Have a Happyologist

Posted on18. Feb, 2014 by .

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Oh yeah, you read that right. My firm, the awesome Best in KLAS award winner Impact Advisors, is so dedicated to maintaining and growing our internal culture that we have a Happyologist on staff. His official title is actually Director of Firm Culture and Associate Satisfaction, but “Happyologist” lends way more street cred. Check him […]

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Carrying On Through Winter Travel Delays

Carrying On Through Winter Travel Delays

Posted on29. Jan, 2014 by .

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Though I do not travel weekly like the majority of Healthcare IT consultants, I did recently take a couple trips to Dallas, TX and Orlando, FL in which three out of the four total flights were either delayed or canceled due to winter weather throughout the country. Ugh! Come on Southwest, I used to love […]

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