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Are You Born With Passion or Is It Developed?

Are You Born With Passion or Is It Developed?

Posted on17. Jul, 2018 by .

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Passion is a funny thing. All of us know what passion looks like and most of us have felt what it was like to be passionate about something. Yes, even if you were just passionate about the delicious cheesecake you had for lunch. When it comes to careers, most people would agree that doing something […]

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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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The Road Less Traveled

The Road Less Traveled

Posted on12. Jan, 2018 by .

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When browsing social media recently, I saw this incredible image shared by Justin Leader, Executive Group Benefits Advisor at BDS. I want to apply this image a little differently than Justin did, but it’s an image that applies to a wide variety of work and personal situations. Considering those who read this blog have worked […]

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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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The Hidden Secrets to Success

The Hidden Secrets to Success

Posted on12. Oct, 2017 by .

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It always annoys me when people talk about overnight successes. No doubt there are people who rise to fame and it seems like an overnight success. However, there’s generally a long road of struggle and hardship that happened before people recognize the person. We rarely acknowledge the hard work someone puts in before they rise […]

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Age Is Just a Number…or Is It?

Age Is Just a Number…or Is It?

Posted on31. Aug, 2017 by .

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Age is a topic we’ve often discussed here at Healthcare IT Today. There are so many angles to age when it comes to careers. Am I too young? Am I too old? Does a potential future employer think I’m too young or too old? Age can be a challenging issue when looking at your current […]

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Do You Provide Value or Extract Value?

Do You Provide Value or Extract Value?

Posted on19. Jul, 2017 by .

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Josh Fechter offered this really great Twitter sized look at his career path and the epiphany he found along the way: I quit my job. Ran out of savings. Then took a low-paying job as a copywriter. I bootstrapped down and moved into my Dad’s tiny apartment. Without much space, we slept in the same […]

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Just an EHR Go-Live Consultant

Just an EHR Go-Live Consultant

Posted on23. May, 2017 by .

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I just came across a fascinating look into the lives of EHR implementation go-live consultants and what their careers are going to look like going forward. It’s not news that EHR implementations and thus EHR Go-lives are slowing after the government incentive driven EHR frenzy that we’ve experienced the last 5 years. This means that […]

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Turning Down a Job Offer

Turning Down a Job Offer

Posted on02. May, 2017 by .

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I’m really into first-hand stories lately. Everyone loves a good story, but I think I’ve also been blessed to find a lot of great stories about careers lately. Today’s story is about someone (left anonymous) who was searching for a job through a recruiter and then chose not to take the job. First time in […]

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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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