July 16, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
Typically the pace slows down during the summer. People leave the office early, come in late and the normal lag time of the application/interviewing/follow-up process is doubled. This can be very... More
June 29, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
Most people want to work for an organization that offers a good work/life balance. It’s a win-win for the employer and the employee; the employees are happy, which equals less turnover. More
June 25, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
“Question of the day: With 20+ years of nursing experience & my HIT certification, why is it still so hard to break into the field?” This question was posed by one of the followers of HIMSS... More
June 08, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
If you’ve been on the job market for a while and aren’t having success, it’s time to look at what you’ve been doing and it might be time for a reboot. Go back to the basics. More
May 18, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
I’ve touched on the importance of networking in the past, but after participating in the HIMSS Virtual Career Fair earlier this week, where I witnessed the power of networking firsthand, I’m a firm... More
May 11, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
Recently the CEO of LinkedIn vlogged about how we need to live in constant beta. This applies to both our professional and personal lives. More
May 04, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
I’ve been noticing a trend with positions being posted to HIMSS JobMine. Relocation assistance and hiring bonuses seem to be making a comeback. More
April 27, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
In earlier blog posts I've touched on the importance for both employers and job seekers to maintain their online reputation because the internet and social media offers a whole level of... More
April 19, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
Depending on the size of the organization, a hospital’s IT department can be massive with multiple departmental directors. Technology is evolving quickly, so it isn’t surprising that IT roles are too. More
April 06, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
The monthly jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor today is tepid at best, but there are some positive nuggets. The original estimation of over 200,000 jobs being added in March got a... More
March 28, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
Last week the hot topic was how some employers are requesting candidate's Facebook log-in information or asking the candidate to open up their Facebook account during the interview. More
March 16, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
This week I attended a webinar titled “Recruiting Social: Using Twitter Today”, hosted by Recruiting Trends. This webinar featured several HR and social media experts who revealed what tips worked... More
March 09, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
Healthcare organizations are hiring. Hospitals, vendors, consulting firms and even academia are busy recruiting healthcare IT professionals. I’ve seen a number of newly created positions too. More
March 02, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
I was providing updates on Twitter and Facebook from the HIMSS12 Career Services Center last week, where I was manning the JobMine kiosk. In case you missed them, here's a recap. More
February 10, 2012 | EJ Fechenda | Workforce
Are you ready to make the leap into executive leadership? What qualities does one have to possess to be not just a CIO, but a great CIO? More