Tag Archives: resumes
Posted on20. Sep, 2013 by Erin Kennedy.
Employee references can be the linchpin of a successful job search. If you nailed the resume, cover letter, phone interview and in-person interview, then it comes down to your references. There’s no worse feeling than worrying that your references are sub-par, average or even detrimental. When a person’s made it so far in the job […]
Posted on10. Sep, 2013 by Erin Kennedy.
In order to make your resume stand out, you want to add some of your own voice to it. It makes it more interesting to potential employers. That’s not as difficult as it sounds. You essentially want to provide potential interviewers with a glimpse into your being through your work history, education, awards and accomplishments, […]
Posted on30. Jul, 2013 by Erin Kennedy.
In 2007, Marilee Jones, called the “most celebrated Admissions Dean in America” resigned from MIT — the reason? A lie on her 1979 job application, fabricating several degrees. In 2006, David Edmondson stepped down as Radio Shack’s CEO, after he was caught lying about his academic record —again, claiming degrees that he didn’t earn. Lying […]
Posted on04. Jan, 2013 by Cassie Sturdevant.
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 […]
Posted on05. Nov, 2012 by Erin Kennedy.
Executive or senior level positions are a different animal when compared to others. More than a simple experience, those applying for senior or executive positions have to be better, faster and more creative than the competition. Even the smallest of errors can quickly become roadblocks to future success. Understanding how to avoid scary resume mistakes […]
Posted on02. Nov, 2012 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on29. Oct, 2012 by David Kushan.
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 […]
Posted on03. Sep, 2012 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]
Posted on31. Aug, 2012 by Gwen Darling.
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 6: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]
Posted on30. Jul, 2012 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on06. Jul, 2012 by Erin Kennedy.
Focusing on your experience, your Healthcare IT background and your accomplishments is what’s known as a functional resume. Chronological resumes list all of your employers in the order of the date that you worked for them, typically with the oldest employer at the bottom of the resume. Functional resumes are great for people who are […]