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    Thinking about Managed Services consulting? Here's everything you need to know

    Posted by Nordic on Sep 6, 2017 10:00:38 AM

    Maybe you’re a healthcare consultant who absolutely loves your work but would love to decrease your travel. Perhaps you have a passion for technology and problem-solving, but haven’t yet broken into health IT.

    Whatever your background, if you’re creative, driven, and passionate about making a difference, Managed Services could be the team for you. As one of Nordic’s fastest-growing business lines, Managed Services gives you an avenue to help end users and provide much-needed application support while enjoying the culture and community of a home office team.

    We sat down with Ella Maloney, one of Nordic’s most tenured Managed Services team members, to talk about why she loves her job and what to consider before applying.

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    Topics: Epic Consulting, managed services, consulting tips

    6 tips to help you secure a consulting contract extension

    Posted by Chad Stanek on Aug 29, 2017 9:05:58 AM

    Imagine you had a friend who was getting married, and you wanted to be invited to the wedding.

    Which do you think would give you a better chance: a decades-long friendship full of support and trust, or a few weeks of compliments leading up to the wedding?

    You can think of consulting contract extensions in a similar way. It's the job of every Nordic consultant to provide amazing service to the client, whether or not he or she wants an extension. But if you do want an extension, you should start thinking about it on day one.

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    Topics: consulting tips

    Will I be able to advance in my career as a consultant?

    Posted by Bob Sheridan on Aug 23, 2017 12:22:06 PM

    If you’re considering consulting, you may be wondering, “Will I be able to grow my career and advance to the next level while I consult, or do I have to sacrifice career growth during my consulting years?”

    Unlike other careers, consulting doesn’t necessarily come with a yearly title change or a predetermined path to your next role. But while it may not look like the traditional corporate ladder, consulting can provide an even better opportunity to grow as a leader and strategist.

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    Topics: consulting tips

    Starting a new client contract? 6 tips to hit the ground running on-site

    Posted by Nordic on Aug 10, 2017 10:19:32 AM

    First impressions are almost troublingly important. Research shows that we make judgments about trustworthiness, competence, and likeability within a fraction of a second of meeting someone – often before they even have the chance to speak.

    For consultants, whose success hinges on building good relationships quickly, this insight may be more nerve-racking than it is useful. But luckily, there are a few ways to start building trust and establishing credibility as soon as you set foot on-site. We sat down with Senior Consultant Jes Adams to talk through her tips for hitting the ground running with a new contract.

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    Topics: consulting tips

    How to tell if a consulting company is “the one”

    Posted by Nordic on Jul 6, 2017 9:15:02 AM

    Choosing a consulting company can feel a little bit like online dating. From their online presence, every company seems like it could be a match: easy-going, successful, and open to whatever makes you happy. But you know from experience that not all companies look the same behind closed doors as they do on paper – so how do you tell the difference?

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    Topics: culture, Life at Nordic, consulting tips

    Why did Epic consultant Sonja Weiland choose Nordic?

    Posted by Nordic on Apr 17, 2015 8:14:00 AM

    Today we continue our video series highlighting the thought processes some of our Nordic consultants went through before they chose to join Nordic.

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    Topics: culture, Life at Nordic, consulting tips

    Why did Epic EHR consultant Tom Carter choose Nordic?

    Posted by Nordic on Apr 10, 2015 6:20:00 AM

    We continue our video series highlighting the thought processes some of our Nordic consultants went through before they chose to join Nordic.

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    Topics: culture, Life at Nordic, consulting tips

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