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 ...
“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 ...
Let’s cut the fluff, get real, and talk to professionals who are responsible for hiring. As a prospective employee searching for a coding position, you know that simply getting noticed is a huge hurdle, which leads to an important question: What are employers really looking for as they review resumes and interview applicants? To give ...
Feb 1st, 2015
Grab attention and sell yourself in an instant. By Melba Miles Resumes are like billboards. A billboard needs to accomplish two goals within just a few seconds. First, it has to grab your attention so you look at it. Second, it needs to capture your interest long enough so you read the entire content, and ...
Avoid the discard pile with a resume that lands you an interview. by Sharon J. Oliver, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I To change careers or advance your position, you need a resume that stands out from the rest. A well written and factual resume is a good start, but you’ll need to do more to warrant an ...