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Social Media for Building and Managing Your Career

15 October, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Social media is an essential element of career brand management.   Not to understand the available tools or effectively use them in this fast paced, hyper-competitive market is to place one’s self at a disadvantage. When I first entered healthcare, executives advanced on performance, reputation, and their slowly evolving profile within the industry.  This was largely […] Read more»

A Note to Those Who Have Gotten the Sack

27 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
If you are beginning a career transition – the timing of which was not of your choosing — there are three things to consider. Turmoil will produce turnover.  Healthcare is about to enter a period of prolonged transformational change.  Some might argue that what we will experience is outright turmoil, but the fact is there […] Read more»

Career Brand Management: Nine Important Elements to Consider

25 May, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Executives and managers hoping to navigate the turbulent economy with a minimum of disruption must develop excellent career brand management tools. Here are nine elements to consider: Discipline:  This is the cornerstone of effective career management.  The greatest lament of executives who suddenly find themselves out of work is that they wish they had spent […] Read more»