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What Are Your Skills?
August 31, 2015 6:11 AM by Scott Warner
Like most managers with experience, I’ve seen a lot of resumes. Most are chronological , listing jobs worked in order from flipping burgers to working in a lab. Take it from me, it gets boring seeing so many timelines. I have never - repeat never - seen Read More...
Your Facebook Face
August 26, 2015 7:43 AM by Scott Warner
As long as I’m on a how-to-find-a-job jag, it’s only fair to mention Facebook. According to the website Statista, as of the second quarter of this year there are 1.49 billion active members on Facebook, a number that has steadily climbed since 2008. Facebook Read More...
Plain Text Your Resume
August 21, 2015 8:16 AM by Scott Warner
In a paper world, a resume is a one-page flier tacked on a pole along the highway of your career, part lost puppy notice and part Call Me! for this or that. Since paper is an ideal medium for display purposes, a resume can be dressed up with different Read More...
Job Search Tips
August 17, 2015 6:11 AM by Scott Warner
Don’t you love business buzz phrases like low hanging fruit, thrown under the bus, thinking outside the box, and take home message ? I recently attended a jobs workshop and received a great take home message. In fact I got several. If only business meetings Read More...
Are You Good or Great?
August 12, 2015 6:54 AM by Scott Warner
Some time ago I read Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don’t by leadership guru Jim Collins. The book describes why some companies are good and others are great. It’s a worthwhile read. It turns out that being great isn’t a Read More...
Arbitrary Rules
August 7, 2015 6:44 AM by Scott Warner
Since the laboratory is a mystery to many in your organization, it’s a good idea to use any arbitrary rules as teachable moments. You might be surprised how many of these exist. Specimen labeling rules Specimen rejection rules Wristband protocols Compatible Read More...
The Problem with Windows XP
August 3, 2015 7:54 AM by Scott Warner
Now that Windows 10 is here (it’s free if you have Windows 7 or higher) laboratories should worry about computers still running Windows XP. These include desktops in offices, laptops, and data managers attached to an instrument. The problem with Windows Read More...


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    Scott Warner, MLT(ASCP)
    Occupation: Laboratory Manager
    Setting: Critical Access Hospital
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