Tag Archives: Social Media
Posted on22. Dec, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on13. Oct, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on14. Nov, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on22. Sep, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
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 – […]
Posted on17. Mar, 2014 by Cassie Sturdevant.
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 […]
Posted on03. Feb, 2014 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]
Posted on30. Dec, 2013 by Cassie Sturdevant.
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, […]
Posted on30. Sep, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]
Posted on29. May, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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, […]
Posted on02. Dec, 2012 by Erin Kennedy.
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 […]
Posted on22. Oct, 2012 by Joe Lavelle.
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 […]