March 25, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
At our Annual Conference held in New Orleans this year, a charismatic and energized speaker named Peggy Parks, professional career coach, gave a talk on personal branding and how to determine whether... More
March 18, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
HIMSS Career Services has a plethora of opportunities for career support and growth and is dedicated to provide not only educational resources but also a vast variety of career support offerings to... More
March 11, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
Well, another successful HIMSS Annual Conference just ended and it was record breaking in every sense of the word. The Career Services Center and Career Services Institute audiences were phenomenal... More
March 04, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
The week of excitement and learning is now! We realize that some of our members will not have the ability to travel this year to New Orleans so we plan to bring New Orleans educational component to... More
February 25, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
The world of health IT is rapidly changing and healthcare organizations are recognizing the need not just for new health IT professionals, but also the continued development of the existing workforce... More
February 18, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
Professional growth is an integral part of a successful career path. Having the ability to have data at your fingertips to learn and grow from is also invaluable to the process. More
February 11, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
The HIMSS relationship with the BioDistrict of New Orleans continues to move forward with the hopes of supporting a healthcare IT workforce that is collaborative, expansive and recognizes the... More
February 04, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
We are often asked what is a HIMSS “certification”. The most practical answer is that a certification is a formal proof that an individual is recognized for a given skill and expertise. More
January 28, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
The 2012 award season has just ended and one of the highest honors to be bestowed upon an executive in healthcare IT is the award named in honor of John E. Gall Jr., who pioneered the implementation... More
January 21, 2013 | Helen Figge
Careers continue to evolve and need consistent nurturing and fine tuning to stay one head above the competition. Besides degrees, credentials and experiences, “other” pieces seem to play a role in... More
January 14, 2013 | Helen Figge | Workforce
Happy 2013! We survived another year of career ups, downs and reflections. But make no mistake, this will be your year of personal career success because the only rate limiting step is your... More
January 07, 2013 | Helen Figge
Another year has passed. Was it your year of career success? Did you finally get to your career goal in 2012? This is the time to reflect and strategize your career ideas and thoughts for the... More
December 26, 2012 | Helen Figge | Workforce
Social media efforts in the world have changed the way we communicate and often times are accessed before we even or ever meet. We are often asked what employers look at with respect to searching a... More
December 17, 2012 | Helen Figge | Workforce
The holidays are fast approaching and oftentimes those seeking employment generally get less enthusiastic in seeking out positions. The career hunt energy sometimes diminishes during this time, or... More
December 10, 2012 | Helen Figge | Workforce
Education is the cornerstone of advancing a career and recognized to be very important for individuals as an ongoing process for skill development, advancement and expertise. The HIMSS Annual... More