Tag Archives: Health IT Hiring

Hiring People with No Experience vs Experience

Hiring People with No Experience vs Experience

Posted on27. Jul, 2017 by .

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I recently saw this great LinkedIn update from Oleg Vishnepolsky about a recent hire he completed: I HIRED someone recently who I have met through LinkedIn. This person is doing great. He had no prior experience. Nobody wanted to give him a chance. What attracted me first were his posts – full of honesty, energy, […]

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Employers: Additional Interview Tools to Assess Soft Skills

Employers: Additional Interview Tools to Assess Soft Skills

Posted on10. Dec, 2014 by .

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Recently I wrote a post about the new healthcare IT consulting skill set because as the consulting market softened in 2014, I saw many consultants struggle to find contracts as well as recruiter friends (and myself) challenged to find candidates that met all the new requirements. For example, at my current firm, we’ll no longer […]

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Resume Disconnection from Being Human

Resume Disconnection from Being Human

Posted on29. Sep, 2014 by .

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The resume has been a wonderful thing for many years. It’s a simple way to quickly assess the capabilities of an applicant. So far we haven’t come up with a better, simpler solution than a resume. Although, we see companies like Zappos essentially doing away with resumes. We’ll see if that goes mainstream or if […]

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Hiring Health IT Qualifications, Not Talent

Hiring Health IT Qualifications, Not Talent

Posted on27. Aug, 2014 by .

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In a great LinkedIn discussion that was started in response to the post “Is Healthcare IT Hiring Part of the Problem with Healthcare?“, Alan Baldwin, Senior Consultant at FluidEdge Consulting, offered this fascinating insight into healthcare IT hiring: It is well known that healthcare IT lags in adopting new technologies, and I think equally as […]

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