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Observations from a University Career Day

Observations from a University Career Day

Posted on17. Nov, 2014 by .

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Part of my role as a Recruiter for a Healthcare IT consulting firm is managing a relationship with Ball State University’s Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) and hiring Analyst-level consultants from their Master’s program. First, the program rocks. If you have ever considered going back to school for a technology-based Master’s degree, check […]

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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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Healthcare IT Recruiter Certification Available

Healthcare IT Recruiter Certification Available

Posted on10. May, 2013 by .

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Certified Healthcare Technology Hiring Professional (CHTHP) The 4Med CHTHP Certification program is designed to engage employment professionals on the topic of Healthcare Information Technology, Electronic Medical Records and Employment Methods in the HIT Vertical. The program is presented with self-paced online lessons, quizzes and exams as well as multimedia audio and video review. The hands-on […]

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Who Is Helping You Find Your Next Healthcare IT Project?

Who Is Helping You Find Your Next Healthcare IT Project?

Posted on10. Apr, 2013 by .

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When you are considering taking a contract, many people know to consider the following: Is the project a good fit to your skill set? How will you fit in culturally with the group at the hospital? How much will the position pay? What is the expense reimbursement policy? What will the travel be like? How […]

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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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Misinterpreted Information On A Healthcare IT Resume

Misinterpreted Information On A Healthcare IT Resume

Posted on29. Oct, 2012 by .

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This post is focused around the concept of how hiring managers review a resume for a minute or less and come to conclusions that are based on false assumptions.  It is from these false assumptions that their decision regarding who to interview is based. One false assumption that influences decisions every day relates to how […]

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Should You Call a Company After You Send Your Resume?

Should You Call a Company After You Send Your Resume?

Posted on30. Jul, 2012 by .

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You’ve been looking for, not just a job in the Healthcare IT field, but a career, you want to do something with yourself that enables you to pay your bills but also provides a purpose. And now you’ve found you’ve absolute dream opportunity, have sent your application in, and . . . nothing. So should […]

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You Are Invited!  UIC Hosts “Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment” HIMSS12 Luncheon

You Are Invited! UIC Hosts “Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment” HIMSS12 Luncheon

Posted on27. Jan, 2012 by .

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You are hereby cordially invited to: University of Illinois at Chicago’s HIMSS12 Luncheon & Round Table Discussion As jobs in the health informatics industry continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. With that in mind, we are facilitating a round table discussion & luncheon at HIMSS12 […]

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The Secret To Great Eye Contact During Video Interviews

The Secret To Great Eye Contact During Video Interviews

Posted on13. Dec, 2011 by .

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By now, you’ve probably read that video interviews are all the rage – especially in a technology-driven industry like Healthcare IT, where most of us geeks are armed and ready with a Webcam and video conferencing software of some description.  If you haven’t had the experience of being the video interviewer or the video interviewee […]

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Rant! Shame on You Bad Recruiters

Rant! Shame on You Bad Recruiters

Posted on07. Nov, 2011 by .

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Forewarning: This post is a rant! And before I get into my ranting, I must give credit to Tim Tolan who posted a rant entitled, “Please Don’t Put Me on HOLD.” I really enjoyed his post and this that follows will be somewhat near in topic to Tim’s, but ultimately I think it is bold […]

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Healthcare IT Recruiters Using Video to Attract Candidates

Healthcare IT Recruiters Using Video to Attract Candidates

Posted on03. Aug, 2011 by .

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It’s no secret that the demand for Healthcare IT professionals far exceeds the current supply, and this imbalance is not likely to be righted any time soon.  Finding experienced candidates is a real challenge for recruiters, and finding experienced certified candidates?  Even better than finding a stray tater tot in the bottom of your Sonic […]

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