Tim Tolan, Executive Recruiter of Sanford Rose Associates® – The Tolan Group, Featured in Advance Healthcare Network, Using Your Online Presence to get a Job

Dallas, TX 6/27/2014
By Michael Jones

The healthcare industry as we know it is evolving with the introduction of new medications, equipment and techniques. From clinical testing to pathology to overall facility communication, the impact of improving technology is not only substantial for patients and professionals as care is being provided, but also for professionals seeking to enter the healthcare field. In an increasingly digital job market, healthcare recruitment professionals are relying more often on the online presence of potential applicants.

In a recent interview with ADVANCE, Nicole Ridley, PHR, a technical recruiter at Incepture, and Tim Tolan, executive recruiter and senior partner at Sanford Rose Associates, The Tolan Group, discussed the effectiveness of using your online presence to land a position in the healthcare field. Both HR experts pointed out the importance of developing a strong social networking persona when connecting with possible employers. Although each social media outlet can impact a professional’s job prospects, one in particular stands out as particularly useful. “While Facebook and Twitter are strong social media tools, LinkedIn is more widely used by companies and recruiters that are looking for talent,” Tolan said.

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