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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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Timing is a Challenge with Careers

Timing is a Challenge with Careers

Posted on18. Jan, 2018 by .

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I’ve been having a lot of discussions with people lately that are looking for a new job. Some don’t have a job and are looking, but many of them have jobs and are just looking for something different or something better. I always find these situations challenging because I feel this incessant need to fix […]

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Making It to the “Top” in Your Health Care IT Career

Making It to the “Top” in Your Health Care IT Career

Posted on20. Oct, 2017 by .

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What do you consider reaching the top of your career? Priya Runthala, Sr. Talent Acquisition at Prakat Solutions, offered this great story that provided an important perspective for hiring managers and employees alike: I called a candidate about a new opportunity. It was a promotion from his current role, and he had the right skills […]

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Career Advancement at Healthcare IT Conferences

Career Advancement at Healthcare IT Conferences

Posted on20. Jun, 2017 by .

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Conferences can be one of the best things for your career. Attending healthcare IT conferences gives you a chance to network with hundreds, thousands, or even 40,000 (HIMSS) people in one place. If you’re not sure what healthcare IT conference you should attend, take a minute to browse through our Healthcare IT conferences list. We […]

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Time is a Funny Thing

Time is a Funny Thing

Posted on25. Apr, 2017 by .

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Sanjoy Kumar Malik offered up this interesting perspective on time and age that should give us all a little perspective on things. Someone became a CEO at 25, and died at 50, while another became a CEO at 50 and lived to 90 years. Obama retires at 55, while Trump starts at 70. Everyone in […]

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Millionaires vs Broke People

Millionaires vs Broke People

Posted on18. Oct, 2016 by .

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There’s a famous book called Rich Dad Poor Dad which identifies the differences between what a rich dad and a poor dad teaches their child. Those teachings and perceptions of life are what make all the difference. I was reminded of this book when I came across this graphic which compares the difference between what […]

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What’s Your Excuse?

What’s Your Excuse?

Posted on30. Aug, 2016 by .

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Everyone one of us in life faces challenges. Some of those challenges are large and some of those challenges are small. What’s universal is that we all have challenges. Turns out that the most decorated Olympic athlete, Michael Phelps has challenges as well: One of the beauties of life is that we can overcome our […]

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We All Have a Team – Formal or Otherwise

We All Have a Team – Formal or Otherwise

Posted on25. Aug, 2016 by .

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Maybe I’m still on my Olympic kick, but I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of teams and how many of the most powerful teams are often not formally a team. Watching the Olympics you often see the athletes thanking their team for getting them to where they were able to achieve greatness in […]

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Putting Forth Gold Medal Effort in Health IT

Putting Forth Gold Medal Effort in Health IT

Posted on23. Aug, 2016 by .

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If you’re like me, you’re now entering a depressed state as you think about what you’re going to do in the evenings now that the Olympics is over. I love the Olympics and the thing I love most about the Olympics is seeing people achieve the pinnacle of success in their chosen sport. It’s an […]

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Giving Up!

Giving Up!

Posted on26. Jul, 2016 by .

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I came across this quote on LinkedIn and thought it was the perfect message for many of us that are looking at our careers in healthcare IT. There’s a lot of challenges that we face and they’re likely only going to get more complicated. So, this quote seems appropriate to us as we think about […]

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Where Are We Seeing the Most Jobs in Healthcare IT?

Where Are We Seeing the Most Jobs in Healthcare IT?

Posted on14. Apr, 2016 by .

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This is a really interesting question. Especially since the healthcare IT world has gone through a long period of rapid change. The bull EHR market that was created thanks to $36 billion in EHR incentive money is mostly over and we’re entering a new market with new opportunities and new challenges. Plus, the healthcare world […]

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