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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»

Doing a “Great Job” Isn’t Enough

15 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
One of the most commonly repeated complaints of top performing hospital CEOs:  How do some mediocre leaders land great jobs?  “I have done a great job – my board is happy, our balance sheet is in great shape, our community service and retained earnings are at all-time highs and the physicians keep telling me what […] Read more»