A Summer Career To-Do List

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Executive Search Consultant, Witt/Kieffer

Summer is hopefully a time for you and your family to get away from work and business, but it is also a good time to review and shore up your career to-do list. This is also a great time of year to reconnect with former colleagues and friends in the industry. Use the summer to […]

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Career Path Obstacles, Part 2: How Long Is Too Long?

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Executive Search Consultant, Witt/Kieffer

I have been giving career advice for the last five years on healthsystemcio.com, and one might think I would run out of new material. In fact, in my work in executive search, I come across career issues and lessons every day. Moving up, changing jobs, or obtaining a new health system CIO job is not […]

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Removing Obstacles From Your Career Path

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Executive Search Consultant, Witt/Kieffer

Have you had obstacles thrown in your career path, and did you overcome them? These are common issues facing job seekers, so let’s discuss some of the key ones that I have heard about recently. Perceived Age Discrimination True age discrimination is illegal, but anyone over a certain age might have felt that it has […]

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Keeping Your LinkedIn Profile Fresh

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Executive Search Consultant, Witt/Kieffer

Your LinkedIn profile is your professional branding tool on social media. I wrote about using LinkedIn two years ago (See “What Are Your Red Flags?” and “Successfully Managing Your Account”), and it is a topic you should revisit often. LinkedIn is a great way to market yourself in a very competitive world, whether you are […]

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How To Avoid Messing Up On Your Next Interview

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Executive Search Consultant, Witt/Kieffer

Congratulations, you have survived all the steps to be invited to a job interview at a health system! The keys to success in interviewing can be as simple as advance preparation and practicing your answers. Are you prepared to be judged by a multitude of strangers and be peppered with their questions? Let’s avoid the […]

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