Tag Archives: Social Media

What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

Posted on30. 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 5: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion What […]

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How To Network On LinkedIn

How To Network On LinkedIn

Posted on18. Aug, 2011 by .

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For those of you who have talked to me, you know that I unabashedly love LinkedIn. As social networking goes for professionals, it’s my favorite. LinkedIn has a much cleaner interface than other sites such as MySpace, Plaxo or Facebook. Setting up a profile on LinkedIn can put your name at the top of the […]

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Can You Really Justify Getting Paid To Play Farmville?

Can You Really Justify Getting Paid To Play Farmville?

Posted on13. Jun, 2011 by .

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Playing Farmville or updating Facebook on company time is stealing, I call it stealing a paycheck. Play on your own time on resources (PC, network, etc) that you pay for. If you are on a break at work and want to access the internet for purposes other than work, be aware that you are being watched… closely. I recommend against using company assets for personal purposes in general. I have my own iPad and I pay AT&T for my own bandwidth. When I want to take 5 minutes to do some personal business at work I whip out my iPad. I recommend a similar strategy.

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Time To Review Your Online Presence

Time To Review Your Online Presence

Posted on05. May, 2011 by .

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Healthcare IT opportunities are everywhere and demand for your services is as high as ever.  That demand has spurned the interest of applicants with a dizzying array of skill sets, diversity, and they way you are viewed even before speaking to or meeting prospective employers. Standing out among your peers or those who want to […]

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Effective Outreach Through Social Media

Effective Outreach Through Social Media

Posted on08. Dec, 2010 by .

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If you are reaching out to someone via Social Media for the possible help they could provide in your career advancement, take the time to share the information that will spark your recipient’s interest…

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Are You Making Any Mistakes in Your Healthcare IT Online Job Search?

Are You Making Any Mistakes in Your Healthcare IT Online Job Search?

Posted on10. Sep, 2010 by .

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As the requirements of Meaningful Use have stimulated hiring at Healthcare IT vendors, consulting firms and health provider organizations it is imperative that you become knowledgeable of the latest recruiting tactics. The days of sitting at the local coffee shop with the newspaper “want ads” in one hand and a red pen in the other are behind us.

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Using LinkedIn to Find a Job and Network in the Healthcare IT Industry

Using LinkedIn to Find a Job and Network in the Healthcare IT Industry

Posted on25. Aug, 2010 by .

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If you’ve never heard of LinkedIn, it’s time to listen up! According to their homepage, over fifty-five million professionals belong to the networking site, including every chief executive of a Fortune 500 company! Right now, every second, LinkedIn gets a new member. The masses have spoken with their profiles: LinkedIn is a necessary resource to […]

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Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding for Nuance Communications

Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding for Nuance Communications

Posted on10. Aug, 2010 by .

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NICK VAN TERHEYDEN, MD Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding Nuance Communications INTRODUCTION: My name is Nick van Terheyden, MD and I am the Chief Medical Information Officer – Language and Understanding for Nuance Communications and have been with the company for about 4 months.  JOB DESCRIPTION: As part of the senior leadership […]

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A Reprint on Social Media Rules…

A Reprint on Social Media Rules…

Posted on04. Aug, 2010 by .

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I posted this blog last week on the Healthcare Informatics Website on the rules around using social media for non work-related activities by the employee. Love to get some feedback! I know Gwen will have a comment (bring it on G)  – but I would like to hear from others as well to get some feedback on […]

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How to Market Yourself Into A New Healthcare IT Opportunity

How to Market Yourself Into A New Healthcare IT Opportunity

Posted on09. Apr, 2010 by .

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I was at a local business networking event the other night and got to talking with a gentleman who had recently decided to go “independent” and start his own consulting business. “So, how is business going?” I asked him. He started to reply, then stopped, sighed and said, “You know the thing is that I’m […]

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