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You’ve just seen a coworker get promoted and you wonder if there’s anything you can do to shine the light on you – and get the promotion you deserve. After all, you’ve always been a dependable nurse with a positive attitude who rarely misses a shift. In order to move up the ladder in your… Read more »

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Regardless of the size of your organization or your position, it’s a reality in today’s workplace that your job will probably require you to wear many hats and to work smarter, not harder. You may find yourself responsible for multiple departments or teams in several different locations. That’s why it’s more critical than ever that… Read more »

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RN Application Asks for References? Here's Who You Should Ask

Hiring a new RN is a very big deal, so employers want to be sure they’re making the right choice. Checking references is typically a huge part of this, because no one can speak to your work better than those who know you professionally. You’re currently in the process of filling out a nursing job… Read more »

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Occupational Therapy | Practicing Empathy

Occupational therapists help people overcome physical and mental problems that are the result of disability, injury, aging or illness. Most successful OTs exhibit a number of shared professional traits including patience, enthusiasm, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an interest in working with people, and being goal-oriented. However, “goal-oriented” can sometimes mean an OT becomes so… Read more »

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Top Nursing Job Interview Tips

You just got the call inviting you to interview for a nursing job you’re really interested in. If you’re like most people, you’re simultaneously nervous and excited, because you really want the job, but interviews make you at least a bit anxious. Advance preparation is the key to calming your nerves and making a fantastic… Read more »

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You just started a new temp job, and you’re really excited about it. The company seems great, and the position is a perfect match for your skills and interests — so you’re hoping to make it a long-term arrangement. Many employers prefer to trial-run new hires temporarily before offering them a permanent position. This provides… Read more »

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As a healthcare professional, it’s almost inevitable that the past two years have been the busiest and most stressful of your career. Therefore, taking breaks might seem like a luxury you can’t afford, but they’re more important than you probably realize. Stopping to rest throughout your shift is essential to your health because your body… Read more »

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You’ve been a nurse for a while now, and you can’t imagine a better job. You’re happy enough where you are, but you’re thinking about shaking things up by becoming a travel nurse. Enjoy the best of both worlds by continuing to do the job you’re passionate about while embarking on a new adventure. Here’s… Read more »

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Being a nurse is your passion, but you’re ready for something more than your current job. Whether the care facility you’re in is a poor fit, you’re looking to focus on a specialty, or you’re ready to find a more senior-level position, you’re in the market for a new job. Sure, you can get a… Read more »

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You’ve just earned your Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and gained all the necessary licenses to practice in your state, so now it’s time to find a job. The thought of finally getting to work as a physical therapist is beyond exciting, but getting hired is a little more complex than you imagined. Despite landing… Read more »