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Professional or Executive Resume What’s the Difference

Professional or Executive Resume What’s the Difference

Posted on05. Apr, 2016 by .

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If you do a web search for “professional resume vs executive resume,” you will find an awful lot of stuff out there, but you will not find a universal definition for each role. The definition tends to be different depending on where in the world you are based. In fact, Asian job culture tends to put […]

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Your First Impression Counts Big – Tips For Cover Letters

Your First Impression Counts Big – Tips For Cover Letters

Posted on26. Jan, 2015 by .

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First impressions are huge! The first impression people have of you can keep them from wanting to get to know you better or encourage them to seek you out. Your cover letter is that first impression for your resume and its quality will often determine whether or not that resume gets attention. You want to […]

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What Type of Investment Are You Making In Your Career?

What Type of Investment Are You Making In Your Career?

Posted on27. Oct, 2014 by .

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We have all been there – found ourselves in a job that leaves us wondering what we were thinking when we took it. But there still were investments that you made to be in that position. You definitely invested time, money and effort into your career. Here’s some thoughts on how to evaluate those investments, […]

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How To Attend HIMSS13 Without Spending A Fortune

How To Attend HIMSS13 Without Spending A Fortune

Posted on12. Feb, 2013 by .

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With the annual HIMSS conference right around the corner, many Healthcare IT professionals are scrambling to figure out how to swing this significant time and financial investment.  I’m not talking about whooping it up in the Big Easy – just the necessities are expensive.  Let’s take the very best case scenario and look at 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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Please Give Your Advice

Please Give Your Advice

Posted on16. Dec, 2011 by .

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I receive requests at least weekly for advice from job seekers that would like to get involved in Healthcare IT consulting. As I was reading the latest request the morning it hit me that my advice would be much more valuable if I received input from all of you in the HealthcareITToday.com community! Twenty thousands heads are definitely better than one! PLEASE offer your advice so those job seekers will benefit from all of the great minds in the HealthcareITToday.com community.

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Changing Your Healthcare IT Sellable Skill Set

Changing Your Healthcare IT Sellable Skill Set

Posted on25. Nov, 2011 by .

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As a consultant, you need to know your sellable skill set or knowledge base.  And just as importantly, you have to be able to package yourself in a way that the people who are buying your services will be comfortable in engaging you. I decided to write this particular post because of the same question […]

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If You Have (Ever) Been Fired – Take The High Road…

If You Have (Ever) Been Fired – Take The High Road…

Posted on11. Oct, 2011 by .

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The reality is that it is REALLY hard to dance around a termination on a resume. And guess what? I don’t need hand-picked great candidate references to conduct my own due diligence. NOPE – I can get almost any piece of information I need to ensure the proper vetting of a candidate. What I don’t get is […]

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The Chicken or The Egg – What came first? The EMR Job or EMR Vendor Certification – What came first?

The Chicken or The Egg – What came first? The EMR Job or EMR Vendor Certification – What came first?

Posted on19. Jul, 2011 by .

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The EMR Job came first! I know, I know this is a long blog title (and hold on folks, this is also a very lengthy blog article as well) – but I felt there was no getting around it. Especially based on the most current blogger audience replies to my most popular (and Healthcare IT Today’s most […]

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Personal Branding 101 – How (and Why) to Include Your Photo With Your Blog Comments

Personal Branding 101 – How (and Why) to Include Your Photo With Your Blog Comments

Posted on12. Jul, 2011 by .

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You’ve probably noticed that some comments on our Healthcare IT Today blog  are accompanied by a small photo or graphic that appears each time the individual posts a comment.  This image is known as a “Gravatar,” a globally recognized avatar that follows you from site to site as you leave your footprint in the blogosphere. […]

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Why Technical Jobs Are the Wave of the Future

Why Technical Jobs Are the Wave of the Future

Posted on02. Jun, 2011 by .

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Whether you are a recent college graduate looking for a career path in the Healthcare IT field, or simply considering a career change, determining which of the many fields to enter is overwhelming. The sheer number of factors makes it incredibly difficult to determine which fields are the best to choose. From earning potential to […]

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