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When you go to work each day, safety should always be your top priority. Nothing is more important than your well-being and that of your team, so following guidelines set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is a must. Unfortunately, OSHA safety violations can have deadly consequences. Tragically, 5,133 workers were fatally injured on… Read more »

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Nurses work around-the-clock at hospitals, but you’ve never held the night shift. However, you’re thinking about changing that. Working non-traditional hours is certainly not without challenges, but it can also be a great opportunity. The night shift is a largely different experience than working days —  both personally and professionally — which could be exactly… Read more »

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The first COVID-19 vaccinations in the U.S. were given in December 2020, and rollout is steadily increasing. In fact, 50.6 million does have been administered as of Feb. 13, 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since both the Pfizer and Moderna shots require two doses, this means approximately 25.3 million Americans… Read more »

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You’re about to work your first 12-hour nursing shift, and the thought of it is making you a bit nervous. Until now, you’ve always had shorter shifts, so you want to prepare yourself to shine for a longer period of time. No doubt, there will be an adjustment period, but it will become second nature… Read more »

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You’ve been thinking about it for awhile now, and you’ve finally decided to become a correctional officer. This is a job you’re excited about, because you know you can have a positive impact on both the prisoners you’ll work with and the community as a whole. Becoming a correctional officer is something you really want,… Read more »

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As a travel nurse, you have the opportunity to explore parts of the country you probably never imagined. This presents some pretty amazing opportunities, but with so many options, deciding where to take each assignment can feel a bit overwhelming.  It’s important to be flexible with your choices because you won’t always be able to check every box at… Read more »

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Whether you’re fresh out of nursing school or an experienced nurse looking for a change, you’re probably feeling both excited and nervous about this new opportunity. Here’s some advice to help you get acclimated.  5 Tips to Help You Get Started to Work a Travel Nurse  Be Prepared  Working as a travel nurse essentially means you’re starting… Read more »

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You’ve been working as a Certified Nursing Assistant for a while now. You enjoy the job, but you want to do even more to help patients. Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse has always been part of your plan, and you’re ready to get started. Here’s some advice to help you take this exciting next step… Read more »

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read more »

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy.  So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a body builder or be mistaken for… Read more »