Turning Job Loss Into A Career Gain

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

Change is a constant in life, but it can become overwhelming if it is too extreme. Losing one’s job is a prime example. Recently, I have spoken with several health system CIOs who have had to deal with a firing or layoff, and they have shared that coping with the resulting pressure of negativity can […]

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What Is The Tone Of Your Resume?

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

Old resume formats and previous trends in resume writing are being overthrown by the need to express in new, creative digital formats and structures. The reader of your resume, whether it is a hiring manager or a recruiter, will expect your career narrative to be readable and look good. The “tone” of your resume can […]

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A Profile of Today’s Health System CTO

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

Health system CIOs need a strong team, and the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) role has grown, both in demand and status, as the healthcare enterprise becomes more technically complex. The traditional “CTO” role over operations, network, infrastructure and PC support has expanded to include more areas such as data analytics, IT security, disaster recovery, mobile […]

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Loose Words and Wasted Space on Your Resume

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

Space on your resume is valuable. Why waste it? There is an annoying trend on many resumes I have seen that I would like to address. It is the waste of valuable real estate on a resume with lists, bulleted or bolded, of words that are not connected to a position or an accomplishment. Sometimes […]

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Career Advice: Pitfalls and Best Practices

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

The healthcare IT industry is unique, dynamic and changing. General career advice can be found everywhere, but how do you gather career tips to truly help you in your career in healthcare IT? You can seek advice from the Internet (which is general), your family and friends (which is emotional and well-meaning), or external mentors, […]

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