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Tim Tolan Commentary

Tim Tolan

Senior Partner, Sanford Rose Associates Healthcare IT Practice



To help readers cope with the shortage of skilled healthcare IT workers, Tim Tolan’s blog...

Beware of the Thirsty Candidates

July 20, 2017  |  Tim Tolan
It’s a bad sign if a prospective employee appears too aggressive during the hiring process.

Juggling Multiple Offers

June 5, 2017  |  Tim Tolan
While having choices is a good thing, it’s also important to make sure you take the high road with each organization that is courting you to maintain your professionalism and your ethics.

Investing in the Interview

March 29, 2017  |  Tim Tolan
There are simple steps to follow to increase your odds of landing a job

Adapting to a Flexible Work Environment

January 20, 2017  |  Tim Tolan
The ever-growing millennial workforce cares about soft benefits like working remotely a lot more than you might think.

Coming Back From a Hiatus

November 15, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
I recommend several steps in explaining a hiatus and a big absence from the HCIT workforce.

Movement in the Workforce

September 20, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
In a recent article I read in Money Magazine, more than 50 percent of today’s workforce would leave their current job if they had a chance to make more money. These figures should concern every CIO in every hospital or integrated delivery network in the country as the HCIT job market for technical talent is already very tight.

The Little Things That Matter

August 15, 2016  | 
The five things not thought about in the interview process that could lose the job.

Information Security Professionals in Hot Demand

July 22, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
IT security professionals are in great demand thanks in part to ransomware and data breaches across the industry.

Improving Your LinkedIn Profile

May 26, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
LinkedIn is the best tool you can possibly have in your arsenal besides your own personal networking when it comes to landing a new gig.

An Interview Tip on Messaging your Value Equation

April 5, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
We always prepare candidates for their interviews with our client companies, just as most search firms do. I particularly enjoy prepping candidates and am a big believer in making sure a candidate delivers three to four messages during the course of the interview.