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The Importance of a Great Boss

The Importance of a Great Boss

Posted on01. Oct, 2014 by .

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When looking for a job, we often look at a wide variety of factors. Many of us start with things like salary, benefits, type of job, and location. In fact, I think the majority of people search for a job using these main criteria. For example, you might want a job in Boston and so […]

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Negotiating a Salary During the Job Interview

Negotiating a Salary During the Job Interview

Posted on19. Feb, 2014 by .

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You have accepted a job offer knowing that the salary is not as much as you were hoping or needing. But you need the job, thinking that you will get raises. What if you don’t? And to top it off, the next person they hire for the same type of work just a few weeks […]

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Interview Tips from a CEO

Interview Tips from a CEO

Posted on04. Jan, 2013 by .

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Recently, the CEO of Impact Advisors and I were asked to assist two recent graduates with their resumes and to provide them with some up-to-date job seeking advice. I will fully admit that our CEO by far outshined me in the interview advice arena; and given it’s the season for interviewing again, I couldn’t think […]

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What Stage of the Healthcare IT Job Search is Causing You Problems?

What Stage of the Healthcare IT Job Search is Causing You Problems?

Posted on02. Nov, 2012 by .

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Being passed over for a job never feels good. You wonder why the company rejected you and you think that maybe you’re doing something, unknowingly, that is causing you to lose out on Healthcare IT career opportunities. The good news, if you can look at the silver lining, is that you now have an opportunity […]

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That’s a Major Red Flag

That’s a Major Red Flag

Posted on03. Oct, 2012 by .

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Rawr. It’s 12:55 pm Central Time and my candidate that I had pre-scheduled to speak with at noon did not answer his phone. No email saying that he couldn’t make the call anymore and still no call back. Not even a text. Red flag. Grrr. It’s 3:00 pm Central Time and still nothing. Red flag. […]

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UIC Roundtable Q & A: Tips on Interviewing, Formatting Your Resume, Changing Careers, and More

UIC Roundtable Q & A: Tips on Interviewing, Formatting Your Resume, Changing Careers, and More

Posted on03. Sep, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 7: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion UIC […]

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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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Don’t Fall In Love On The First Date

Don’t Fall In Love On The First Date

Posted on06. Apr, 2012 by .

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I’ve seen this movie over and over. Candidates have their first interview with a client and like a first date, they fall madly in love. A perfect match! The new benchmark has been set and all other candidates are marked second best over Mr. or Mrs. Wonderful. In some cases, the client is masking the […]

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Bringing Attitude to Phone Interviews

Bringing Attitude to Phone Interviews

Posted on05. Apr, 2012 by .

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Virtual meetings have become a staple of business life.  In our field and especially in the consulting arena, prospective employers turn to the phone to interview candidates nationwide and beyond.  I’ve brokered thousands of phone interviews over the years and just when I think I’ve heard it all some new animal in the background will […]

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Caution: Here’s Why Not to Short Sheet the Hiring Process

Caution: Here’s Why Not to Short Sheet the Hiring Process

Posted on20. Oct, 2011 by .

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As the Healthcare IT Market is heating up, do your part to make sure that your company’s hiring practices are not being compromised by the need to hire many people quickly. I know that the pressure is high to get new talented people hired on board and productive in the “ARRA and ICD-10 Environment”, but compromising your company’s hiring process and standard is only a recipe for disaster.

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Hey Mr. Healthcare IT Candidate – Please STOP Talking!

Hey Mr. Healthcare IT Candidate – Please STOP Talking!

Posted on29. Sep, 2011 by .

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You know it in your gut when you present a candidate who absolutely has the skills to do the job. The sweet spot! Raw talent, skills, proven track record, smart and all of the domain knowledge one would need to sell software and services in the markets we serve – healthcare. The resume was stellar, the deal […]

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