Joining a professional organization isn’t just about networking and continuing education. “It’s also a service to the profession,” says CIO Chani Cordero, who talks about how to find the right fit based on your needs.
As organizations face added pressures to do more with even less, the need arises for leaders who bring a spirit of entrepreneurship, a passion for ingenuity, and a heavy dose of enthusiasm, says Sarah Richardson.
The biggest mistake job hunting IT executives can make – especially at an event like HIMSS – is staying inside their bubble of colleagues, says Zachary Durst of WittKieffer, who provides tips on how to effectively leverage networking opportunities.
In order to grow professionally, people need leaders who are willing to provide individualized feedback on a regular basis, says Kate Huvane Gamble. And if you think that sounds like typical millennium whining, think again.
Money talks, but it isn’t always the loudest voice, according to a healthsystemCIO survey, which found that healthcare IT executives tend to value organizational culture over salary when searching for jobs.