HIMSS17 TOOK PLACE IN ORLANDO, FL

Personal Brand Best Practices to Support an HIT Career Journey

February 21, 2017 — 10:00AM EST - 05:00PM EST
Session ID: 
PSEP1

Description

This storyboard poster will represent several key elements to inform the improvement of personal brand as related to career development. There is a constant state of change within the dynamic healthcare information technology (HIT) profession. Establishing a professional brand that can affect career growth and unleash potential opportunities is a necessity within an HIT career journey. The content is applicable to those mid-career, transitioning professionals as well as new, traditional college HIT graduates. The poster material includes four areas of focus. The current state of the national IT job market with a review of best first potential career steps, will be represented. Also included is determining perceived professional image as well as improving self-awareness. Enhancing digital professional reputations including social networking attributes, with a specific focus on LinkedIn, will also be covered. Lastly, deconstructing the recruiting cycle, including writing a resume, and preparing for and following up from an interview will be represented. Content will be presented primarily via graphs, tables and charts with supporting text for emphasis. This material was developed and delivered earlier this year for a CSOHIMSS lunch and learn event.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Define the current state of the IT job market in the US. Cite examples of career moves to help perpetuate professional growth.
  • Recognize attributes of personal brand image. Critique self-image and determine action steps for change.
  • Describe digital reputations and express enhancement opportunities. Recognize the importance of LinkedIn as related to professional branding.
  • Summarize the importance of a well-written resume and proper preparation for a professional interview.

Audience: 

Emerging Professional
IT Professional

Speaker(s): 

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