Tag Archives: Cassie Sturdevant

It’s Saturday, Am I Working?

It’s Saturday, Am I Working?

Posted on20. Jan, 2014 by .

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It’s a Saturday around noon and I am waiting for my hair appointment to begin when I decide I’ll check my email on my phone. And there it is, the email that is making me wonder, should I be or am I working on a Saturday? This wasn’t a typical response to one of my […]

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It’s Time for Resolutions!

It’s Time for Resolutions!

Posted on02. Jan, 2014 by .

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Overall I’m still in utter disbelief that it’s December 31st, 2013; where did this year go? It’s almost a little disheartening to feel how fast time flies away now. I suppose at the same time it’s exciting because I’ve been doing cool stuff! Yeah; cool stuff! Anyway, I’m going to go all motherly on you […]

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Bravo “LinkedIn Hacks” from BuzzFeed

Bravo “LinkedIn Hacks” from BuzzFeed

Posted on30. Dec, 2013 by .

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If you have followed my blog for any period of time, you’ll know that I am a proponent of LinkedIn as a tool for job seekers and hiring managers during the interviewing/hiring process. If you’re out of the groove, LinkedIn is an insanely popular professional networking tool that brings together candidates, managers, social media gurus, […]

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How To Not Get Rejected In 60 Seconds

How To Not Get Rejected In 60 Seconds

Posted on11. Dec, 2013 by .

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First impressions count, people. There. Just, there.  So in this post, I will attempt to teach the readership how not to get rejected by a recruiter in the first 60 seconds of your phone interview. I see you out there in reader-land thinking, “Nah, recruiters don’t snap to judgment like that. They are very interested […]

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The Perks of Healthcare IT Consulting

The Perks of Healthcare IT Consulting

Posted on29. Nov, 2013 by .

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My latest Internet obsession is, without a doubt, BuzzFeed. How does one not fawn over cute cat gifs at least once a day? However, don’t be fooled, my cat is the cutest cat on Earth. She’s pictured in this blog post. Enjoy the cuteness. 😉 Over the weekend, I came across this BuzzFeed post about […]

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FTE vs. Hourly Contracting – the Differences

FTE vs. Hourly Contracting – the Differences

Posted on15. Nov, 2013 by .

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It feels like I have previously covered what the differences are between Full Time Employment (FTE) and hourly-based contracting a number of times; however over the past few months, I’ve interviewed an entire string of candidates that don’t know the differences. Also, taking a gander back at my past HealthcareITToday.com blog content, I see that […]

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Holiday Attack Plan For Healthcare IT Consultants

Holiday Attack Plan For Healthcare IT Consultants

Posted on30. Oct, 2013 by .

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It is the morning of Monday, October 28th and each morning that I notate the date and my to-dos for the day I think, “Wow, this year (and this weekend) went by so fast.” However this particular Monday morning aroused an extra element of panic in me; Friday is November 1st and that means the […]

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Healthcare Career Search Resolutions

Healthcare Career Search Resolutions

Posted on25. Oct, 2013 by .

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For many years, I’ve been asked, “How do I break into healthcare?” Here are four potential resolutions for your healthcare career search: 1)      If you are seeking out an initial career in healthcare, consider becoming a nurse or other clinical provider! Even if your long term career goals include aspirations such as healthcare administration, to […]

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Is the Epic Consulting Market Softening?

Is the Epic Consulting Market Softening?

Posted on09. Oct, 2013 by .

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Dare I ask the question . . . is the Epic consulting market softening? Beginning to soften? Or maybe it’s a melted stick of butter at the end of summer picnic in mid-August that never got scooped up for the corn on the cob? Alright, that last one might be a little extreme; but over […]

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Wait, Who is Calling?

Wait, Who is Calling?

Posted on25. Jul, 2013 by .

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One of the best parts of being a recruiter or a resource manager at a consulting firm is extending job or contract offers. Think about the last time you received that call; it was so exciting! We want you to work for us and we’re going to pay you to do it – hooray! I […]

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How to Properly Handle Rejection

How to Properly Handle Rejection

Posted on21. Feb, 2013 by .

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I don’t what it is about 2013, but I have experienced more bad candidate behavior this year than ever before, particularly in the area of handling rejection. The fact that it’s only February makes me look forward to and dread the rest of the year. First, let’s review quickly what a recruiter is paid to […]

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