Dr Nancy Richmond

Speaker | Social Media Professor | Career & Personal Branding Expert

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(Infographic) 10 Skills Employers Want: Use Social Media to Inspire Students

What Skills Employers Want? According to the NACE 2016 Job Outlook employers are looking for leadership, teamwork, writing, problem solving, verbal, strong work ethic, initiative, analytical, adaptability and technical skills (See Infographic Below).  How do we prepare and inspire students to gain these skills? How Do We Prepare & Inspire Students? I strongly believe in preparing college students for the modern world of…

{Infographic} LinkedIn Roadmap: Career Management

The Power of LinkedIn in Career Management  Career management is the combination of structured planning and the active management choice of one’s own professional career. LinkedIn has changed the way professionals communicate, interact, and connect with one another online for the purpose of career management. Social media has become a critical component in exploring career options, searching for jobs, and…

5 Ways to Turn Social Media Connections Into In-Person Relationships

People are using social media to connect to information, but more importantly, to connect with people. However so many people seem totally overwhelmed and confused about how to turn online connections into real in-person relationships. I have a real passion for meeting people with similar passions and interests both online and in person. Every person you meet can teach you…

Twitter Chats: What You Need to Know

Twitter Chats: What you need to know Over the years I have hosted many successful twitter chats with hundreds of attendees participating.  Why should you join a twitter chat?  Participating in a Twitter chat can help grow your number of followers, network with other enthusiasts, gain tips from multiple sources and learn about new resources.  Participating in a twitter chat…

3 Ways to Navigate a Career Path Not “Ready-Made”

“One thing: you have to walk, and create the way by your walking; you will not find a ready-made path. It is not so cheap, to reach to the ultimate realization of truth. You will have to create the path by walking yourself; the path is not ready-made, lying there and waiting for you. It is just like the sky:…

Happiness isn’t Structured or Bought

“Happiness is not a matter of good fortune or worldly possessions. It’s a mental attitude. It comes from appreciating what we have, instead of being miserable about what we don’t have. It’s so simple? Yet so hard for the human mind to comprehend.” – Bits and Pieces Walking along the shoreline in Colombo, Sri Lanka, I came across a large group of school…

3 Words of Wisdom: Dream Big, Work Hard & Try

It has been an exciting year working as the Director of Career Management Services and finishing my Doctoral Degree at Northeastern University. I am excited to announce that I will be moving into a new role as a faculty member for the Marketing Department at the College of Business. I look forward to using my social media, marketing and career…

Marketing Yourself Online: Who Are You?

Marketing yourself effectively online means developing a clear sense of who you are. We only have so much time in the day and creating a clear vision and direction can help you focus on what what is really important in regards to your time and energy. It is easy to get so caught up with being too busy in life…