Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mobile App Medicine: It’s here. Are patients and providers ready?

Is medicine via smart phone alive and well?Earlier this month, Healthcare IT News’ Michelle McKnickle posted an article regarding five new mobile medical apps that improve doctor patient communication. Her case is pretty solid in that these apps do improve … Continue reading

Posted in healthcare IT, Healthcare IT News, Healthcare IT staffing. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Medical apps, Medical mobile apps, Michelle McKnickle, Talascend Healthcare IT | 4 Comments

A Lesson from the Woodward Dream Cruise: Employers Need to Restore Training Programs

I was almost late for my flight driving past what I later learned to be the nation’s first highway. I had no idea the Woodward Dream Cruise, an event that attracts 1.5 million visitors and fills local streets with over … Continue reading

Posted in automotive engineering staffing, classic cars, finding the perfect candidate, IT staffing, Josh Kaplan, Peter Cappelli, Talascend IT, Wharton School, Woodward Dream Cruise | 1 Comment

Sick of social media? Think twice before you go offline.

Can going offline make you look suspicious to employers?In the past, we’ve talked about the separation of professional and personal lives; putting different faces out front when it comes to social media. We’ve also discussed old school and new school … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, giving up social media, Josh Kaplan, Kashmir Hill, LinkedIn, new professional, old professional, Professional Behavior, recruiter, suspicious online behavior, Talascend IT, updating your online profile | 2 Comments

Does Outlook.com Mean the End of Google? Five reasons why it’s possible.

Can Microsoft’s entry into enhanced mail take down a giant?Call me crazy. Call me Ishmael. Call me Joshtradamus. Call me something else (but not to my face).I have made many a bold prediction in my day and I have to … Continue reading

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