Archive for 'Career Coaching'

Checking Your Biases

Checking Your Biases

Posted on17. Apr, 2018 by .

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While not specific to healthcare, I really enjoyed the ways Derek Pando would mess with former management consultants that switched to a tech job in Silicon Valley. Here’s what he shared: Here are my favorite ways to mess with coworkers that are former management consultants working in tech in Silicon Valley. After they just explained […]

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Social Media and Your Career

Social Media and Your Career

Posted on10. Apr, 2018 by .

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I recently read some great counsel from Steve Crider about what happens when you leave a job: Items you turn in on your last day working at a company: Laptop, Badge, Phone Items you don’t turn in on your last day working at a company: LinkedIn Profile, Connections, Posts, Articles, Videos Because that stuff is […]

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Has That Dream Job You Have Been Pursuing Stalled Out? Color Outside The Lines Now

Has That Dream Job You Have Been Pursuing Stalled Out? Color Outside The Lines Now

Posted on29. Mar, 2018 by .

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So I never was a kid that was good at coloring inside the lines. Sometimes that is a good thing though. When trying to get a job you really want, there are times that you need to consider bending process and procedures to your timeframe, not someone else’s. You may not be staying in the […]

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Use These LinkedIn Tools to Enhance Your Job Search

Use These LinkedIn Tools to Enhance Your Job Search

Posted on15. Mar, 2018 by .

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They say the only thing that is constant is change, and that is definitely true with technology. And it’s no different with LinkedIn. It is constantly evolving and providing new features for its users. As such, a job seeker’s LinkedIn profile development has to also evolve constantly in order to keep up with the competition. It’s entirely […]

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Making the Most of #HIMSS18 for Your Career

Making the Most of #HIMSS18 for Your Career

Posted on22. Feb, 2018 by .

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The popular and massive HIMSS Annual conference is just a short 1.5 weeks away. Many in healthcare IT love and dread this conference. What’s not to love about the opportunity to meet, network, and connect with 40,000-50,000 of your closest friends and 1300 vendors. Ok, maybe that’s part of the issue with HIMSS. It’s so […]

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Does How You Dress Matter Anymore?

Does How You Dress Matter Anymore?

Posted on15. Feb, 2018 by .

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I was recently greeted by this question from Brett Berhoff who then followed the question with this simple analysis: Mark Zuckerberg-HOODIE Bill Gates-SWEATER Elon Musk-SPORTCOAT Do you think your clothes influence success? What will the future of clothing look like? Will every day be pajama day? Obviously, this is a really simplistic comparison. The answer […]

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Is College the Best Approach for Your Career and Your Parents?

Is College the Best Approach for Your Career and Your Parents?

Posted on27. Jan, 2018 by .

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I’m always struck by what parents are willing to do and sacrifice for their children. This was highlighted really well in this post on LinkedIn from Josh Fechter. I was riding in an Uber, and the driver had just finished working an entire month. No breaks. He’s one of those people who you remember because […]

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Healthcare IT Professionals

7 Habits of Highly Effective Healthcare IT Professionals

Posted on05. Jan, 2018 by .

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A book that I’m sure all of you have heard about and many of you have read is 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. It’s an incredible book that’s helped millions of people become more effective in their work and personal lives. While the book was originally published back in 1989, […]

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How Do You Respond When Recruiters Reach Out to You?

How Do You Respond When Recruiters Reach Out to You?

Posted on14. Dec, 2017 by .

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If you’re an expert in healthcare IT, then you’re likely familiar with recruiters reaching out to you as they try to fill positions. When you’re gainfully employed, these recruiting pitches can be annoying. However, Jane Ashen Turkewitz tells a great story for why you should be careful how you respond to recruiters: I had a […]

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The New Math Principle from Ed Marx

The New Math Principle from Ed Marx

Posted on07. Dec, 2017 by .

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If you’ve never read the work of Ed Marx or his book “Extraordinary Tales From a Rather Ordinary Guy” then you’re missing out. Ed’s been a CIO at multiple hospitals and has a great writing style that’s full of stories and experiences on how to be a great leader. An example of this was in […]

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The Power of Appreciation

The Power of Appreciation

Posted on14. Nov, 2017 by .

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Lately, I’ve been thinking about how caring for something or someone is a superpower. When you really care about something, it changes so many things in life. This is particularly true for your job and your career. When you care about the work you do, then you work harder, you work more efficiently, and you […]

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