5 Productivity Hacks for Remote IT Workers

Spurred by the current global health crisis, companies are radically adjusting their policies and attitudes toward remote work. Major tech employers like Google, Amazon and Microsoft are making workers stay home in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and protect employee health. Remote IT workers can be more productive and engaged than […]

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Job Haunting: 4 Ways Candidates Scare Hiring Managers

When it comes to scare tactics, ghouls and goblins have nothing on some job seekers. Here at Healthcare IT Leaders, we see many candidates with bewitching resumes who end up spooking prospective employers with their monster-like behavior during the hiring process. So in honor of Halloween, we’ve outlined four nightmarish candidate traits that make hiring […]

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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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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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Advice from a First-Time Epic Consultant: Getting Started Right

The excitement you feel when you land your first consulting engagement can turn to nervousness as the assignment nears. There are contracts and paperwork to take care of and lots of logistics to figure out. On arrival at the client site, first-day butterflies are not uncommon as you start to figure out where to go […]

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Advice for First-Time Epic Consultants: Making a Career Change

The transition from a permanent staff position in a hospital, where you’re helping to implement or manage an Epic installation, to becoming a project-based Epic consultant is a journey that offers challenges and rewards. For those considering a career change into consulting, we advise talking to someone who has made the switch. One of our […]

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4 Tips For New Consultants To Hit The Ground Running

When you start a project as a new consultant, go the extra mile to make sure you are prepared. Since you will only be on-site a short time, show you are responsible by keeping in contact and using information your supervisor has provided. Search Healthcare IT Consulting Jobs here. Familiarize yourself with upper management It […]

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