Category: Hiring:An Insider’s View

CONVERSATION WITH A RECRUITER  — Some Highlights

CONVERSATION WITH A RECRUITER    —   Some Highlights Q: What are the three most common mistakes applicants make in their resumes? A: Most people are too focused on: …1) listing responsibilities instead of achievements, …2) spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, and …3) either listing too much information (your part time job when you were 16 probably…
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TIPS and HINTS from Current Coding/Hiring Managers

TIPS and HINTS from Current Coding/Hiring Managers! ATTITUDE  on the part of a prospective applicant can have a significant impact on how that applicant is regarded throughout the hiring process. YES!  I do realize that it can be difficult to project a positive, upbeat attitude on the ‘100th interview’.  It’s a CHALLENGE! It’s a CHALLENGE…
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THE HOSPITAL CODING CANDIDATE…v3.0

THE HOSPITAL CODING CANDIDATE…v3.0 …(This was written by a ‘hospital coding manager’ at a facility in Arizona…GOOD INFORMATION!) ~~~ I obtained my CPC-A back in 2004 and have worked my way over 11 years to a management job in a hospital in HIMS/Coding/CDI. I served last year as the Education Officer for my local AAPC…
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JOB-HUNTING — Two Sides of the Coin

JOB HUNTING — TWO SIDES of the COIN! We’ve all heard of people who have applied for jobs without the ‘requested credential’!   Some have taken the job and done quite well. It may ‘happen’ because of WHO YOU KNOW!   Someone within the clinic or facility that can help you get the interview or put in…
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TIPS from a Recruiter’s Perspective!

SOME EXPERIENCES of a RECRUITER! We’ve all heard of people who have applied for jobs without the ‘requested credential’ or the ‘requested amount of experience’!   Some have taken the job and done quite well. It happens–not as ‘frequently’ as you may have been led to believe–but it does happen! The Recruiters WANT to help you! …
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