When interviewing job candidates, ask questions that will provide insight to how the candidate will perform in this position. Yes/No questions, or questions that can be answered with one or two words, generally provide little insight to the candidate’s potential. Yes/No questions should be limited to verifying certain credentials, dates, or other objective information. Beyond ...
Oct 1st, 2014
Part 1: Finding the right person for the job takes more than luck. By Pam Brooks, CPC, CPC-H The job outlook for coders is good, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics. Due to an aging population and an increase in insured Americans (compared to past years), the field is expected to grow as much ...
May 1st, 2013
The most relevant information to land you an interview can be broken down into eight direct steps. By Julie Bos, CPC I have been on the hiring side of the resume; and with the tough job market today, I have been asked by several people how to compose one that will land an interview. To ...
May 1st, 2013
When you’ve landed a face-to-face job interview, create a presence to please. By Julie Bos, CPC Congratulations! You got a job interview, perhaps because you followed my advice in the article “Write the Right Resume,” on page 58. At your interview, you have one chance to make a good first impression and, hopefully, seal the ...
Feb 21st, 2013
A good recruitment process is the key to success for many businesses. Hiring a physician can be a complex and expensive endeavor, one that is particularly critical to do correctly. AAPC Vice President of Practice Management Dixon Davis, MBA, MHSA, recently published an article in Physicians Practice that offered tips and considerations to help you ...