Tag Archives: Cassie Thiessen

Summertime, Vacation Time

Summertime, Vacation Time

Posted on28. Jul, 2012 by .

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Welcome to summer everybody! I thought I would start this post with a quick link to my summer theme song, Hot Fun in the Summertime by Sly and the Family Stone from 1969. “Hot fun in the summertime – bop bop bop bop!” Sing it readers! The summer season always makes me think of summer […]

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Happy Blogiversary to HITT and Me!

Happy Blogiversary to HITT and Me!

Posted on16. Jul, 2012 by .

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Happy Anniversary to HealthcareITToday.com and me! I am so excited to celebrate that I’ve been blogging on the site for a year now. I can’t believe a year went by so quickly, although I don’t seem to have aged a day! 😉 Although what really started me thinking about my blogiversary (read blog anniversary) was […]

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Client Interview Tips and Tricks

Client Interview Tips and Tricks

Posted on10. Jul, 2012 by .

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In my role as a corporate recruiter for a Healthcare IT consulting firm, I answer a lot (!) of questions from candidates. To be accurate, I also ask a lot of questions and after all, fair is fair in love and recruiting. Everyone that I hire for my company is a full time employee and […]

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Gimme the Real Deal Questions

Gimme the Real Deal Questions

Posted on14. Jun, 2012 by .

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As many of you out there in reader-land know, my fiancé and I just moved back to Chicago, IL for my wonderful job as a Recruiter with Impact Advisors. However, this move left the poor chap happily unemployed for a bit of time. As “House Boy” he kept busy assembling IKEA furniture, unpacking, cooking, exploring […]

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Lessons from the Road

Lessons from the Road

Posted on11. May, 2012 by .

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Hello from Chicago, IL dear readership! In a recent blog post on wastefulness, I told you all that I would be moving from Boise, ID to Chicago, IL for my job as a Recruiter with Impact Advisors. I’m pleased to announce that I made it safe and sound. However, like any journey or implementation for […]

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Cool Stuff Employers Do – $50K for 5 Years

Cool Stuff Employers Do – $50K for 5 Years

Posted on26. Apr, 2012 by .

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Here’s an overly obvious statement for you: Employment has changed. In decades past it was common for employees to join a firm as, say, a young man, stay there for 30 years, work up the ranks to as high as possible, earn a pension and retire happily. Ask any person under 35 if they plan […]

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A Reflection on Wastefulness

A Reflection on Wastefulness

Posted on12. Apr, 2012 by .

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In three little weeks, I will once again be a resident of Chicago, IL and I am thrilled about it! As many of my readers know, I moved back to my home town of Boise, ID last summer to assist my mom on her journey through breast cancer. Her prognosis is excellent and it’s time […]

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Job Change – Yipes!

Job Change – Yipes!

Posted on29. Mar, 2012 by .

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As many of you, dear readership, know, I just recently changed jobs and just passed the two month mark of tenure with my new firm. As some quick background, I have been a Recruiter my whole career and have worked in Healthcare IT for the past three years. Prior to joining my new and totally […]

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HIMSS12 Top Ten Observation List

HIMSS12 Top Ten Observation List

Posted on29. Feb, 2012 by .

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My new and awesome employer, Impact Advisors, asked everyone from our team who attended HIMSS this year to write up a Top Ten Observations list to share with others in the firm. I had such a good time writing it up, that I thought I would post here for HealthcareITToday.com readers as well. 10) Viva […]

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“I fxs wit dis da looong way!!” <– That’s not English

“I fxs wit dis da looong way!!” <– That’s not English

Posted on09. Feb, 2012 by .

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As many of you know, I have a love for words that includes reading and writing. The English language is vast in its volume of words, descriptive and otherwise. Haven’t we all heard that there exists something like 23 words to say “love” in the English language? It is a powerful tool that should be […]

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Flip or Click the Page?

Flip or Click the Page?

Posted on25. Jan, 2012 by .

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I LOVE to read. Read, read, read, read, read. Sometimes I wish that instead of following my passion for Economics in college I had continued in my study and love of literature. I think back over this sometimes especially because I often feel that my field of study did not significantly impact my career path […]

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