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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 »

Five Ways to Make Valuable Connections in the Medical Field

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You’ve heard different versions of the same job search tip over and over again: Use your connections. Reach out to your contacts. Rely on your network. This advice is sound, and it certainly works well for job seekers who are surrounded by “network connections”… but what about those who aren’t? Another job seeker may spend… Read more »

Five Reasons to Work with a Medical Staffing Agency

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You’re launching into your healthcare job search on your own, and you’re taking full advantage of every lead, connection, and opportunity that comes your way. But as you polish your resume and get ready to hit the pavement and give your search everything you have, consider enlisting the help of a medical staffing agency. While… Read more »

Land Your Healthcare Job Using Social Media

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You know that social media is a valuable tool, and you know that you only one thing in your life right now that you don’t yet have: a job. So how can you use the magic of the first to help you accomplish the second? Apply your resourcefulness, grease up those elbows, and get ready… Read more »

Will There Ever be Enough Healthcare Workers?

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If you’re a staffing manager or administrator in the healthcare field, you’re probably already familiar with the math: a limited number of residency positions plus an exponential rise in the demand for trained physicians will create huge staffing shortages for the healthcare industry during the next few years. There are several ways around this challenge,… Read more »

Negotiate for Better Benefits

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You’ve been searching for a new position in the healthcare industry for a while now, and your interviews and resume submissions are starting to evolve into offers. At this point, you’ve landed an offer for a position that seems perfect for you in every way, with one key exception: the salary falls below your target… Read more »

Nursing Education and Leadership

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As a nurse manager, you expect your nursing staff to solve problems using a combination of knowledge, judgment and creativity. Instead of falling back on rote and outdated methods, you trust your teams to think critically. So when it comes to continuing education, why not hold yourself to the same standard? Your teams need ongoing… Read more »

Are Your “Negative Traits” Holding Back Your Job Search?

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In our extensive years spent in the staffing and hiring business, we’ve spoken with countless job seekers, and we’ve had plenty of opportunities to both give and receive feedback on the interview process. Here’s one thing we’ve learned: Almost every candidate who steps into an interview makes an anxious attempt to hide what he or… Read more »