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Five Ways to Deal with Stress in the Medical Field

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Medicine, nursing, and healthcare support positions are widely recognized as some of the most stressful occupations in the country. Young students and new initiates are often provided with the best preparation available, but even with skilled mentoring and a long training periods, many young employees are still overwhelmed by the realities of the job. And… Read more »

Simple Ways to Speed Up Your Job Search

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Is your job search taking too long? If you answered with a resounding “Yes” no matter how long you’ve been on the market, you’re not alone. Here’s a secret: Almost every job seeker in the world feels like the search is eternal…even if it only began a few days ago. The length of an average… Read more »

Three Smart Ways to Respond to a Rejection

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Being turned down for a job opportunity can sting on multiple levels; it can feel like a personal rejection of your hard earned credentials, a dismissal of the effort you invested in your application, and even an indictment of your skills. Bouncing back from a “no” can be hard, since the experience may undercut the… Read more »

Unconventional Job Search Tactics that Will get You Noticed

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You may be resisting the idea of submitting a black-and-white, by-the-book, cookie cutter resume that’s probably identical to every other resume in the candidate pool, and you may also be dreading a conventional interview session— a hollow exchange of scripted questions and answers that reveal nothing about who you really are. If you’re looking for… Read more »

Hot Topics in Healthcare: Use These to Strengthen Your Resume

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Healthcare industry hiring managers usually need employees with very specific skill sets and the cultural adaptability that will allow them to adjust to a specific new workplace. Administrators need very different qualifications from a PA, a physical therapist, an RN, a cardiothoracic surgeon, and a nurse anesthesiologist. But there are a few universal skill sets… Read more »

What Type of Company Culture Should You Look For?

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You know that you’ll be happier if you step into a workplace that aligns well with your personality. And you know that you’ll fit in, thrive, and stay for a long time if you can forge a personal connection with your coworkers and eventually count a few of them among your closest friends. So do… Read more »

Healthcare Resume Tips: Work Experience

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As you complete your resume hoping to land a target position in the healthcare field, you’re making the most of every detail and every section. You’re polishing your summary, listing each of your education credentials as succinctly as possible, and of course, you’re presenting your work history in the clearest and most positive light. Here… Read more »

Healthcare Interview Tips: Top Five Answers to Avoid

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As prepare for you scheduled healthcare interview, you’re calm, cool and collected. After all, this isn’t your first interview experience, and you know that an interview isn’t the same as a pop quiz; if you’re honest about your background and straightforward about what you’re looking for, there are no wrong answers. But there are a… Read more »

Three Ways to Land a Job after an Employment Gap

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If you’ve been on the market for an uncomfortably long time, you may be starting to wonder if your lack of employment—in and of itself—might be contributing to the difficulty you face as you struggle to gain the attention of employers and recruiters. This would be a very cruel irony…but in some cases, these fears… Read more »

Traits to Look for when Hiring a Nurse

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If you’re like most hospital and clinic administrators, you know that hiring a new nurse can come with very high stakes. Nursing staff often form the bedrock of a healthcare facility’s culture, and they drive almost every metric of success, including patient outcomes, operational efficiency, financial stability, and even the reputation of your organization. Nursing… Read more »