Posts Tagged ‘new consultant’

4 Bedtime Routines That Maximize Your Professional Productivity

Have you heard the joke about the guy who sleeps like a baby every night?  You know, he wakes up every two hours crying. That's a pretty 'tired' punchline, but sleep loss is no laughing matter to the millions of Americans (at least 1 in 3 adults) who sleep fewer than 7 hours each night. Travel […]

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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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Lessons from the Road: My First Year as a Traveling Epic Consultant

When we first introduced our blog readers to Pam, she was a freshly-minted Epic consultant starting her very first assignment. Her advice to other new consultants ranks as one of our most read posts. Now Pam has over a year and a half of consulting experience and a couple of client projects under her belt.  So […]

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Receipt Management Apps Speed Consultant Expense Reporting

As a HIT consultant and road warrior, organizational skills are a key to your success. But one of your simplest organizing tasks can also be one of the most vexing:  receipt management. No one likes completing expense reports. It’s a job that is made that much more frustrating by the daily accumulation of receipts of […]

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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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Traveling Consultants Should Have a Plan for Flight Delays

Winter weather wreaked havoc on travel this past week with two major blizzards causing flight delays across the Northeast. Such delays can be a source of frustration and anxiety, but they shouldn’t be a surprise to well-traveled consultants, many of whom fly weekly. Over the course of a year, almost a third of all flights are […]

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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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