Posts Tagged ‘IT jobs’

Health IT Job Trends Pointing Upward

The U.S. economy and the health IT economy keep chugging along, according to a variety of recent surveys and indicators, all of which is good news for job seekers looking for permanent and contract healthcare technology positions. The newly-released February Employment Trends Index (ETI) from the Conference Board is up from January, providing evidence that […]

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Healthcare IT Job Growth Projected in 2017

The IT hiring outlook for 2017 is a bit muddled according to two recent surveys, but overall demand for healthcare IT professionals should show continued strength into the New Year. The latest Dice survey of IT hiring managers showed 69 percent plan on more hiring in the first half of 2017. While that’s good news, […]

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How to Ask for Useful Feedback at Work

Whether you're a first-time consultant or a long-time, full-time employee, sometimes you just want to know how you’re really doing at work. Asking your boss or supervisor for performance feedback can be intimidating and uncomfortable. However, doing so promotes personal and professional development and success. Here are some top strategies on how to ask for […]

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Salary, Hiring Trends Still Positive for Health IT Pros

The robots are coming, and they’re going to replace some jobs and workers in the future, according to new research from Forrester. But don’t worry if you’re in healthcare IT or the tech sector, in general. Your jobs are safe for now. In fact, most of the reports we’re seeing and reading of late are […]

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6 Health IT Companies with Amazing Perks

In the competitive Health IT talent market, perks matter. In fact, a majority of job seekers say benefits and perks are among their top considerations before accepting a job, while 4 in 5 people  say they would prefer new perks over a pay raise. We scanned the healthcare IT landscape for a few companies that go above […]

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4 Reasons the Cerner Consultant Job Market is Hot

Cerner consultants and other health IT contractors understand their marketability is strongly linked to the relative popularity of the vendor software that they’re trained on. Epic consultants have seen their stock rise over the past five years, in parallel with Epic market share, while consultants skilled in other EMRs, like McKesson, have seen opportunities shrink. […]

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Survey: Salaries, Bonuses and Contract Rates Rising for Technology Professionals

Average salaries, bonuses and contract rates for technology professionals in the U.S. rose year-over-year, according to the annual Dice Salary Survey. YOY technology salaries saw the biggest leap since the survey began more than a decade ago, up 7.7% to $96,370, and bonuses increased 7% from 2014, with the average bonus at $10,194. In 2015, […]

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