Hiring managers consider more than just education and credentials. While browsing social media and attending local and national coding conferences, I frequently note aspiring coders expressing frustration in getting their first break into medical coding. The usual complaint is that employers won’t hire them without coding experience. As someone who has been in a hiring ...
What’s the best way to get an interview for a medical coding job? Start with your resume. Take a good look. Would you hire you? Here are eight characteristics of a good resume: 1. Make a good first impression. Your resume serves as an initial introduction to a potential employer. Spelling errors, for example, say ...
Practice managers are wise to know the advantages of hiring new, highly educated medical coders. Newly-credentialed medical coders, while looking for their first medical coding job, often face the classic catch-22: “You need a job to gain experience, but you can’t get a job without experience.” This situation causes anxiety and frustration for many newly-credentialed ...
Jun 5th, 2019
Men still command higher salaries than women in the same occupation, according to an article published by the U.S. Census Bureau, and education doesn’t help matters. “While workers with a bachelor’s degree earn about double that of their co-workers without a college education, the difference between men’s and women’s earnings widens with more education,” demographer ...
“Why don’t you tell me a little bit about yourself?” This question was presented to me in one of my first job interviews after graduation. At that moment, it felt like the world had slowed to a stop. They wanted me to talk about myself? Wasn’t that just bragging? I was not expecting to talk ...