“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 ...
Jan 25th, 2019
Remember the days when finding a job literally meant searching the Help Wanted section of the newspaper? Maybe you don’t, and I’m dating myself. That’s the way it was done back in the day, though. The job listings took up several pages in the paper (no kidding). If a listing looked good, the protocol was ...
Jun 12th, 2018
The typical path to becoming a medical coder starts with a recently graduated high school student who is detail-oriented, enjoys healthcare and anatomy, and learning about medical records and the physician revenue cycle. But not all medical coders start out that way. Some people pursue a career in medical coding because there is the potential to work ...
Jun 6th, 2018
Becoming a local chapter officer may be the catalyst you need to energize your career with new opportunities. If you ever thought about taking your career to the next level, consider serving as a local chapter officer. Before you do, here are questions you should ask yourself: Are you looking for something to complement your ...
In Coding
Jun 6th, 2018
I received a Bachelor of Science degree and earned a medical laboratory technician diploma in 2001. After my studies, I worked as a lab technician in India. I moved to the United States in 2011. After coming here, I concentrated on my carrier: I passed my American Society of Clinical Pathology international (ASCPi) certificate and ...