Tim Cannon the vice president of product management and marketing at HealthITJobs.com, a free job search resource that provides health IT professionals access to nearly 2,000 industry health IT jobs at home or on the go. Connect with Tim and HealthITJobs.com on LinkedIn.

 

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How to Manage Workplace Stress in Tech

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Workers in all types of jobs are often expected to be “on call” at all times, creating a significant problem with workplace stress and work-life balance — and it’s especially bad in the tech industry. In fact, The 2016 Health IT Stress Report found that…

4 Things You Do That Waste IT Employee Time

More and more employees are spending large chunks of their workday on tasks they weren’t hired for, a recent survey conducted by Workfront found. In the survey, employees said they only spent 39 percent of their day on their primary job duties, down from…

Healthcare Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

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Connectivity is the name of the game in healthcare technology right now. A HIMSS 2016 survey found 52 percent of U.S. hospitals use three or more connected health technologies, which is great for improving communication, but can pose concerns for the safety of confidential information….

The Top Productivity Hacks for Tech Employees

It’s no shocker that IT professionals have notoriously heavy workloads and feel pressured to complete work at all hours. In fact, The 2016 Health IT Stress Report found that 55 percent of professionals in the field are frequently or constantly stressed — stress that is directly…

Which Entry-Level IT Job is the Best Fit for Your Skill Set?

In NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 Spring Update survey, employers identified their top four career readiness competencies – skills critical to entry-level IT jobs. Critical thinking and problem solving, professionalism and work ethic, teamwork, and communication skills all made the top of the list. If…

How to Navigate IT Office Culture When You Work From Home

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Tech companies are well-known for their remote worker policies. And while the flexibility of working from home allows for a wide range of benefits, the lack of a physical building creates a problem when it comes to office culture. What happens to office culture when…

4 Reasons You Need to Think About a Career in Health IT

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You know IT is a solid career choice -but did you know there’s a shortage of talent, and new opportunities continue to arise as technology advances? Niche fields may present some of the best opportunities, and health IT is one of the fastest growing…

3 Ways Wearable Tech is Shifting the Role of the Patient

The doctor-patient relationship is changing with the release of new technology. Smartphones and tablets are being used more and more in health systems, and wearables are next. Although relatively new on the tech scene, wearable devices have already made a large impact, and they…

Why Don’t More Women Want to Work in Tech?

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While equality in the workplace is slowly improving for women in general, the percentage of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers — particularly tech and engineering — is actually declining. In 2013, only 23 percent of U.S. computing jobs were held…

What Will the New Tech Workforce Look Like?

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There are about five million open jobs in the United States, according to White House estimates. More than half a million of these openings are in information technology. As technology rapidly advances, employers are struggling to find the tech talent they need to keep…

Unique Advice Baby Boomers Have for New Health IT Pros

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Starting a career in health IT is an exciting challenge. There’s a lot to know, a lot to learn, and a lot of possibilities along the path to a successful career. Although it may be hard to imagine, top health IT pros were once…

4 Reasons Not to Underestimate Liberal Arts Students in Tech

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There’s not enough talent to keep up with the IT industry’s growing needs. There are about five million open jobs in the United States, according to White House estimates, and more than half a million of these openings are in IT. More professionals are…

6 Unusual Hobbies Can Make You a Better IT Professional

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Image credit: Flickr/Paul Stein After a long day of work, what do you do with your free time? Catch up on the latest tech trends, busy yourself with reading books on the secrets of successful tech startups, teach yourself new skills that could help…

The 5 Most in Demand Health IT Skills This Year

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Healthcare IT recruiters are on the hunt for highly skilled talent. As technology and healthcare advance, employers need professionals with a blend of complicated skills. The need is large and the talent pool is shallow. How do you become the highly sought-after health IT…

3 Health IT Job Trends to Watch in the New Year

Health IT is a field of constant change. As the various tenets of Obamacare impact healthcare delivery and technology advances at rapid rates, big changes are bound to impact the industry in the new year. But how will these changes affect health IT job…

4 Secrets For Hiring Passive Candidates For Your Tech Startup

You’ve heard of the value passive candidates bring to a startup. Already seasoned in the industry, these candidates possess critical wisdom and experience that can help your tech startup get off the ground. So can a startup market itself to attract passive candidates who…

Hunt For An IT Job Like A Tiger

Deep in the jungles of the thriving IT job market lies the newest sector offering high pay and job satisfaction with plenty of growth: health information technology. There, the competition is fierce and only the strongest, most agile candidates catch the health IT job…