Enlisting a career coach can be extremely beneficial, as long as participants are willing to learn, and coaches are equipped to ask guiding questions, listen, and build a connection, according to Sarah Richardson.
The key to providing feedback is to frame responses in a way that allows your recipient to hear something positive, followed by a “neutrally posed concern,” and a tentative suggestion, said CT Lin, MD, who shares lessons learned during a recent workshop.
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.