One of the most common questions I get from travelers is “Where can I find the best deal on a rental car?” Rental cars fluctuate greatly in price; just like flights. There are a few things to consider with rental cars… Are your dates completely firm?...

With airline baggage fees going up and up, it only makes sense to try to carry on our luggage. Easier said than done, right? Here are some extra tips for traveling light – some I haven’t thought about. Lighter shoes – huh… Count on the smart...

In our series on Epic 201: Communications Within an Epic Implementation series we have covered many necessary pieces of how we need to communicate along with checks and balances to make sure the messages are being heard let alone just getting out the door. Today, Veteran’s...

As anyone involved in the EMR world knows, each stage of Meaningful Use is an accomplishment – Stage 7 is an achievement!!  HIMSS Analytics developed a methodology that measures the progress of a hospital’s Electronic Medical Records system. Stage 7 is the final test and...

If you travel regularly, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll end up with a layover at O’Hare. It is the third busiest airport in the U.S. behind Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In 2013 66,909,638 travelers flew into/out of O’Hare, with...

So you have made a great first impression and are comfortable with the interviewer. It’s time to really shine with your knowledge of the organization and show what you have to offer! The questions that the candidate asks reflect interest in the organization and demonstrate strengths....

Now that you have made a great first impression, it’s time to get down to the position details and how you will be a great fit and benefit the organization…. Listen.  Think.  Respond – Be thoughtful in your responses and follow up questions. Listen. This is probably...

There is a lot going on when we are preparing for an interview…nerves, stress, excitement. Here are a few things to think about and put into practice before the big day. The interview is the ultimate test of a candidate’s suitability.  A strong personal interview can...

Using a carry-on bag comes with a lot of added bonuses - it saves time AND money. Not having to stand in line to check a bag, or wait for it to be unloaded, can really help when we’re in a hurry.  Also, if we...

Here are some top products and some personal favorites that help me relax and get some ZZZZ’s on the plane. These suggestions won’t work for everyone, but give this a read and maybe you will come up with a helpful tip. It’s pretty much agreed that...