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Abra makes bold claim ahead of first conference appearance: ‘The old way doesn't work in Healthcare IT Staffing’
Florida-based tech startup outlines the problem in Health IT talent acquisition and explains how they’re using 12,000 data points to fix it.
How to Grow Your Career in IT Contract Work
More and more people are choosing contracting as a career path. This is especially true in the IT sector where flexible work options, the ability to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects and the opportunity to work with the latest technology are just a few of the factors swelling the ranks of contractors in this industry. Making the leap into IT contracting may be easy but succeeding in this career requires more than just the right skill set.
How to Succeed as a Remote Healthcare IT Consultant
As healthcare organizations continue to adopt remote and hybrid working models, healthcare IT consultants will need to develop strategies for successfully navigating the anywhere of work.
Working from Home: Tips for Boosting Productivity
While many knowledge workers in the Health IT sector work from home and value the benefits of increased flexibility, no commute and better work/life balance, keeping productivity high amidst the distractions of home can be a challenge. Here are five tips on how to keep productivity high and conquer the challenges of working from home (WFH):
Soft Skills: What They Are and Why Health IT Pros Need Them
Healthcare companies looking for IT talent value technical skills in candidates, but they also look for talent with soft skills. Soft skills are personal attributes that relate to how effectively a person works with other people. Communication skills, leadership skills, time management, problem-solving and empathy are all examples of soft skills. While difficult to measure, these interpersonal skills complement hard skills and are critical to work success.
Tips For Avoiding Burnout
Burnout is at an all-time high across industries today. For all it’s advantages, when not handled intentionally, remote working can blur the boundaries between professional and personal life. The pandemic increased burnout, taking a toll on workers’ mental and physical health. For Healthcare IT contractors, demanding workloads, long hours and tight project deadlines further escalate the risk of burnout. The good news is, there are small tips contractors can incorporate into their daily routines to help reduce burnout.
Avoiding the Healthcare IT Skills Gap
The IT skills gap in healthcare is growing more acute on pace with rapid digitalization and technological innovation. As healthcare organizations continue ramping up technology investment, they are finding that the talents and competencies of their workforce don’t match up with the specialized skills needed to support technology projects and implementations.
Taking the Frustration Out of the Healthcare IT Job Search
With Abra’s data-driven platform, healthcare IT professionals gain choices that allow them more autonomy and control over their job search journeys…and a lot less noise from recruiters messaging and calling about opportunities that aren’t the right fit.
Optimizing the Healthcare IT Candidate Experience with Talent Platform Technology
Hospitals and health systems are leveraging technology to improve a wide range of processes from integrating electronic health records (EHRs) data in real-time to automating workflows to monitoring patients remotely and much more. Today, talent platform technology can help healthcare enterprises do the same when it comes to improving the IT job candidate experience.
The Future of Work is Flexible
The COVID-19 pandemic and acceleration of digital transformation reshaped working paradigms and approaches for both employees and employers. Increasingly, employees are prioritizing flexibility in the where and how of work to achieve a better work/life balance and employers are turning to flexible staffing models to become more agile and efficient.
Introducing Abra: The World's First Talent Platform Designed Exclusively for the Healthcare IT Ecosystem
The healthcare sector today is seeing surging demand for tech talent. This demand is increasing across industries, reflecting the massive shift toward digital transformation and setting up fierce competition for tech talent. In this environment, it is no surprise that sourcing IT talent is one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare enterprises today.
Solving for the Healthcare IT Talent Squeeze
The pace of innovation and digital transformation in healthcare accelerated during the pandemic and is unlikely to slow down. The need for information technology (IT) talent is increasing as healthcare organizations turn to technology to drive efficiency, improve patient care and reduce costs.
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