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Does Your Klout Score Matter?

Does Your Klout Score Matter?

Posted on22. Dec, 2015 by .

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Back in April of 2012, Wired magazine published an interesting article about Klout scores. Very interesting (and alarming in my opinion). For anyone who has never heard of Klout, It’s a measurement of your online presence and influence. While many are quick to dismiss it, many hiring managers are paying attention to these scores. When […]

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Is Networking Helping Or Hurting Your Career?

Is Networking Helping Or Hurting Your Career?

Posted on13. Oct, 2015 by .

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You hear the word “networking” in a positive light most of the time, but think about it: Who are you networking with? If every conversation is gossip or complaining, then it has an effect on the way you think and act. In addition to how it affects you, there’s an effect on how your healthcare […]

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Online Branding is Essential for Those That Work at Home

Online Branding is Essential for Those That Work at Home

Posted on14. Nov, 2014 by .

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Are you a professional who works exclusively from home? When you work from home, most of the impression you make with business contacts is online. Whether it is through email or telephone communication or exchanges via social media or messages to your website. Most of the way you get your paycheck is online, too, unless […]

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Are You Adding To Your Authority?

Are You Adding To Your Authority?

Posted on22. Sep, 2014 by .

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Online branding is a brand management technique that uses the internet as a medium for positioning your unique brand in the marketplace. Website creation and optimization, social media, blogs, online press releases, and video marketing are all methods used for online branding purposes. One of the best ways to improve your online brand is by being active online – […]

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What Do Employers Do Before the Interview?

What Do Employers Do Before the Interview?

Posted on17. Mar, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, For the first time in 15 years, I’m getting ready to start a new job search, and I’ve heard horror stories about what a jungle it is out there!  Things have changed quite a bit since my last time out, and I want to be as prepared as I possibly can be.  Could […]

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Five Ways to Boost Your Facebook Privacy

Five Ways to Boost Your Facebook Privacy

Posted on03. Feb, 2014 by .

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We’ve all heard stories about careers ruined due to unfortunate social media posts.  Obviously the safe approach is to assume that all posts and photos will be reviewed by potential employers, but there are ways to keep your private life a bit more private.  Here’s a terrific step-by-step guide from the Wall Street Journal that […]

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Bravo “LinkedIn Hacks” from BuzzFeed

Bravo “LinkedIn Hacks” from BuzzFeed

Posted on30. Dec, 2013 by .

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If you have followed my blog for any period of time, you’ll know that I am a proponent of LinkedIn as a tool for job seekers and hiring managers during the interviewing/hiring process. If you’re out of the groove, LinkedIn is an insanely popular professional networking tool that brings together candidates, managers, social media gurus, […]

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There’s A Right Way And Wrong Way To Quit – This Is Most Definitely The Wrong Way

There’s A Right Way And Wrong Way To Quit – This Is Most Definitely The Wrong Way

Posted on30. Sep, 2013 by .

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Have you seen the latest viral video entitled, “An Interpretive Dance For My Boss?”  A young woman who works for a media company decides to quit her position, and instead of giving notice and resigning in a professional fashion, she creates the following video (on company time): I hesitate to include the video and add […]

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Recommended Reading:  Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Recommended Reading: Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Posted on29. May, 2013 by .

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When we launched Healthcare IT Today back in February of 2010, I was tasked with recruiting a team of bloggers who could bring varied and fascinating perspectives to all things swirling around Healthcare IT workforce and career development.  One of the bloggers I recruited, Joshua Waldman, was not involved directly with Healthcare IT per se, […]

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How And Why To Keep Up The Job Hunt During The Holidays

How And Why To Keep Up The Job Hunt During The Holidays

Posted on02. Dec, 2012 by .

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The holidays can be one of the worst times to find yourself out of a job. Not only do you face pressure to attend family functions and buy presents, but it can also be very difficult to get an interview during the short work weeks, and all the vacation time that tends to pop up […]

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Being “Friends” with Your Doctor

Being “Friends” with Your Doctor

Posted on22. Oct, 2012 by .

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There are plenty of celebrities out there who claim more than a million followers on Twitter and who have fans following their every status update on Facebook.  And, that’s fine.  Maybe your daughter enjoys knowing what Justin Bieber ate for dinner last night.  While entertainment absolutely has its place in social media, have you ever thought […]

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