What is a Consultant Advisor?

  "Everybody knows what a recruiter is," says Christine Woods. "What makes us different at Healthcare IT Leaders is that we are Consultant Advisors." Okay. But just what is a Consultant Advisor? "It's someone who is going to build a relationship with a candidate and help ensure his or her success," explains Justin Couch, Director […]

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10 Strategies to Help You Stop Procrastinating

When faced with a long list of competing priorities at work is your first instinct to check your Facebook feed or head out to lunch? Yup, you are a procrastinator. Almost all of us procrastinate sometimes—putting off a difficult task by substituting another activity that may be more enjoyable or distracting. But a reported 20 […]

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Are Your Employment References Deal Makers or Deal Breakers?

If you’ve aced your interview, then the next and final step before a job offer is often a check of your references. While this may seem routine, employers don’t take this step lightly, and you—as a consultant—shouldn’t either. In our experience, professional references can be deal makers or deal breakers. Our Consultant Advisors have seen […]

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6 Reasons You Didn’t Get The Job

We’ve all been there. You read an online job description that seems a perfect match to your consulting skills and availability. You may even get submitted to the job by a recruiter and have one or more interviews with the client. And then… disappointment.  You don’t get the role. >>Sign Up For Health IT Job […]

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20 Sneaky Ways to Fit Exercise into the Workday

You might want to read this article standing up—it's better for you. In fact, anything that gets you out of your chair during the workday is good for your health, says physician and obesity specialist James Levine. He says most people sit for more than half the day, raising their risk for diabetes, heart problems and all sorts […]

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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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8 Awesome Interview Prep Tips to Land Your Next Job

How do you separate yourself from the pack when interviewing for your next healthcare IT consulting assignment? To quote NFL quarterback Russell Wilson, “the separation is in the preparation.” If you’re a veteran consultant, you may not feel like you need to prepare for job interviews. But in our experience, interview prep is an important […]

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5 Must-Dos for Job Seekers in 2016

As we near the second month of the year, those crowded gyms from the first of the year may be less packed, and our savings accounts may already fall short of the goals we proclaimed on Jan. 1. Even if you’ve already broken your personal New Year’s resolutions, you can still make 2016 your best professional […]

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8 Ways to Say Thank You at Work

Gratitude is the best predictor of a happy marriage, according to a recent University of Georgia study, but saying “thank you” to coworkers, managers and employees can also go a long way in helping people like and respect you. Employees who feel valued and appreciated are more likely to go above and beyond for a […]

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5 Bad Office Behaviors That May Be Holding You Back

From grade school to adulthood, in any social situation, you have to play nicely with others to forge relationships that get you ahead. Unless you’re working in an office alone, you must recognize different interoffice personality types and learn how to get along with a variety of levels within an organization.  Some businesses require all employees […]

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5 Characteristics of Great Health IT Consultants

With more than half of IT employers adding temporary or contract workers this year and the ICD-10 deadline looming, the competition to find great health IT consultants is fierce. It makes sense, as health IT consultants must have specialized skills, a thorough understanding of what it takes to work in a hospital setting and knowledge […]

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