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Own The Voice On Your Resume

Own The Voice On Your Resume

Posted on10. Sep, 2013 by .

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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, […]

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Can I Lie on my Resume…Just a Little?

Can I Lie on my Resume…Just a Little?

Posted on30. Jul, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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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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5 Sc-sc-scary Resume Mistakes That Occur Long Past Halloween

5 Sc-sc-scary Resume Mistakes That Occur Long Past Halloween

Posted on05. Nov, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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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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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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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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How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

Posted on31. Aug, 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 6: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion 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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Drawing Attention to Your Accomplishments – What Your Resume Says About You

Drawing Attention to Your Accomplishments – What Your Resume Says About You

Posted on06. Jul, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Using Power Words on Your Resume

Using Power Words on Your Resume

Posted on07. Jun, 2012 by .

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We’ve all worked with really talented people we thought would never leave the company – not because they didn’t want to leave – some do. But we think that they won’t ever leave because we’ve seen their resumes and they sell themselves short and probably wouldn’t get hired. Some job seekers do not want to […]

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