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You Can’t Have One Without the Other

5 December, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Today, the average senior hospital executive does not spend much time, if any, with LinkedIn or anything that remotely resembles “social media.”  They see no upside. That will all change over the next seven to 10 years as Baby Boomer leaders retire and the next generation of executives, the vast majority of whom have grown […] Read more»

Social Media, Elevator Speech: Time for New Terminology

24 October, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
I propose that career professionals change two words:  social media and elevator speech. First, to social media.  I have found that a good many professionals, while they may embrace this new phenomenon for corporate marketing, turn up their noses at the idea of using “social media” to enhance their career brand.  When you ask them […] Read more»

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»