More about recruitment--pick me!J Am Med Rec Assoc. 1991 Oct; 62(10):15-9.JA
In the search for the elusive perfect job, one critical activity you should not neglect is reading. Read solid books and articles about what is new and happening in the medical record/health information management environment. But also through reading and research, pursue insights into the ever-changing healthcare environment so that healthcare administrators can be impressed with your up-to-the-minute knowledge and awareness of issues. Do not neglect to bone up on career planning and recruitment. How-to's about the career chase can be most helpful. We hope that our review of the recruitment picture from the candidate's point of view will help you reach your job placement goals. A career advancement can be an energizing and invigorating experience. If you win and get what you want, as soon as you can, be sure to document how you did it and the errors or pitfalls you experienced. The next time you enter the job candidate pool, you can profit by your experiences. Do not forget to thank those who helped you in your endeavors. You will be glad later that you did because those receiving your thanks will remember you favorably.