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The Important Question Many Managers Fail To Ask

The Important Question Many Managers Fail To Ask

Posted on18. Apr, 2013 by .

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This post will be a short one because the point of the post does not take a ton of elaborating.  So, let me tell you this quick story and get to the point! I have personally heard these types of comments from hiring managers over the years, but since this same story just occurred the […]

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Slow Down to Speed Up!

Slow Down to Speed Up!

Posted on20. Aug, 2012 by .

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Receiving a resource request from a client is the culmination of many hours of hard work! Much of the work can be classified as “thankless”; as frustration sets in after hundreds of dials lead to voicemail or a dead end.  So when an account/vendor manager has “success” and reaches a client contact and is given a […]

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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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The Demise of Non-Solicitation Agreements – A Double-Edged Sword for Healthcare IT?

The Demise of Non-Solicitation Agreements – A Double-Edged Sword for Healthcare IT?

Posted on14. Apr, 2011 by .

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Nothing can be more disruptive to an organization’s plans than to lose a key person.  Because of this, many times partnering organizations, vendor/clients, client/client, and even competing organizations will put formal and informal “agreements” in place not to hire each other’s employees.  These types of agreements have been in place for many years within various […]

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Two Reasons Why Hiring Is Not Going To Get Any Easier

Two Reasons Why Hiring Is Not Going To Get Any Easier

Posted on23. Mar, 2011 by .

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In past posts I have made reference to some of the many articles that continually publicize the shortages that currently exist and will continue to exist in finding and hiring specialized skills in the Healthcare IT / Informatics market. When people begin looking for new positions, they evaluate six main areas when deciding if a […]

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Good People Are Really Easy To Find!

Good People Are Really Easy To Find!

Posted on22. Feb, 2011 by .

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In December I was at the ASHP (American Society for Health Systems Pharmacists) midyear meeting in Anaheim, CA.  Over the years, their track relating to Pharmacy IT and Informatics has really expanded. In between one of the sessions, I was in a conversation with a Director of Pharmacy and a Manager of Pharmacy Informatics.  Both […]

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Why HIMSS Feels Better in 2011…

Why HIMSS Feels Better in 2011…

Posted on20. Feb, 2011 by .

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Boy oh boy. What a difference a year can make. Finally we are all starting to realize that we are on the cusp of something REALLY cool and REALLY big! But – let’s not forget where we’ve been. The last few years have been different for me at HIMSS. Really different. Let’s take a quick look back at […]

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Attention Healthcare IT Job Seekers – Beacon Partners Invites You to Their Online Open House!

Attention Healthcare IT Job Seekers – Beacon Partners Invites You to Their Online Open House!

Posted on01. Dec, 2010 by .

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Beacon Partners has many outstanding opportunities available in the U.S. and Canada. Attend their Online Open House and learn about Beacon Partners’ extensive training and development programs. You’ll learn why Beacon Partners is a preferred employer for professionals who are interested in continued career growth and development. Recognized as a leader in healthcare management consulting, Beacon Partners […]

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Hiring Lessons From The World Series Champions

Hiring Lessons From The World Series Champions

Posted on29. Nov, 2010 by .

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I have always been a sports fan.  I played various organized sports since I was 6 years old all the way through college, where I played baseball.  In my opinion, so much of what happens in the sports world translates to everyday life.  I also believe there are many lessons that can be learned and […]

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Yes, They Are Qualified, But Are They Deliverable? Part II

Yes, They Are Qualified, But Are They Deliverable? Part II

Posted on21. Oct, 2010 by .

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In my last post I talked about the concept of a candidate being “deliverable.”  From the perspective of a hiring manger, a candidate being deliverable translates into the likelihood of each prospective candidate accepting the offer you extend. A candidate may have a low level of deliverability for one position but a very high level […]

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Yes, They Are Qualified But Are They Deliverable?

Yes, They Are Qualified But Are They Deliverable?

Posted on05. Oct, 2010 by .

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Everyone I talk with today expresses how demand has tremendously picked up in the Healthcare IT  job market. Most employers have multiple positions open and most candidates I talk to say the volume of calls they receive for positions are certainly picking up compared to a year ago. With the job market picking up, many […]

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