Professional Development

Learning to Effectively Communicate and Act Professionally While Seeking Employment and Working

Experts share their tips and best practices on what it means to be “professional” in today’s working world. Learn the dos and don’ts to make the best first impression as you step into today’s professional arena.

Gain skills in effectively communicating with prospective employers as well as with employees and supervisors while also maintaining professionalism.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn effective means of communication.
  • Evaluate what “professionalism” means.
  • Recognize tips for gaining employment.


  • Lynn Ward, EdD, RHIA, CPHIMS, Program Director, Health Information Management, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Brooke Brigham, Career Engagement Partner, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH
  • Shakera Moreland, DHSc, MBA, RHIA, CSM, Clinical Faculty, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

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