Social media has evolved into a valuable tool that can be used to educate, collaborate and advocate, and can often be a great creative outlet. It can also be the first impression you give to employers, so it’s a good idea to be intentional with your online identity. Take time to define your goals, listen to the conversation and think about how you want to present an authentic online persona.
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If used correctly, LinkedIn can save you endless time and effort in finding a great new job, along with building a vast, wide-reaching network of healthcare professionals. LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Wiener said... "Be yourself, represent who you are. It's not just your experiences; this is not a resume ... This is a more dynamic approach to representing your experiences, your skills, your objectives, what you know, what you're interested in within a professional context.”
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Twitter is a great resource for physicians online. Large groups of physicians discuss current topics, share medical tweetorials, live stream grand rounds, show off their non-medical hobbies, and so much more.
If you aren’t already active, try creating an account and expanding your world on #MedTwitter!
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