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If you’re thinking of becoming a travel nurse, you have a big decision on your hands. You’ll still be performing standard nursing duties, but you’ll moving to a different city and starting over in a new facility every few months. The idea of switching things up and hitting the road is exciting to many nurses,… Read more »

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Working in healthcare is your dream. Helping patients is incredibly rewarding, but the nature of the job and the long hours associated with it can take both an emotional and physical toll on the body. Common signs of burnout include exhaustion, irritability, illness, decreased job satisfaction and a generally negative outlook on life. If lately… Read more »

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Job interviews can be incredibly nerve-wracking. No two hiring managers are the same, so you never quite know what to expect. However, several behaviors are considered universally unacceptable. If you aren’t having much trouble making it to the interview stage, but still haven’t received an offer, there’s a good chance your technique is off. Here’s… Read more »

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When something bothers you at work, it’s your job to remedy the situation. If you’re not a naturally assertive person, you might be inclined to sit back and hope the problem fixes itself, but that isn’t likely. A day at the office can ruffle your feathers in any number of ways. Other people can’t read… Read more »

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Nursing is a very broad field that allows you to take your career in a multitude of directions. In addition to the plethora of available work environments, there’s also an array of specialties you can choose from, such as a nurse practitioner or nurse anesthetist. Before deciding which route to take, thoroughly research the different… Read more »

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If you dream of exploring the country, but don’t have the vacation time to do it, working as a travel nurse might be the job for you. Instead of limiting your patient care to one location, you get to move around to a new opportunity every few months. Of course, working as a travel nurse… Read more »

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Instead of bringing candidates into the office for first-round interviews, many companies prefer to conduct the initial screening over the phone. This can save time when interviewing a high volume of candidates and cut costs when non-local candidates are included in the mix. If you’ve been invited to a phone interview, realize this can make… Read more »

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You just had a job interview you’re really excited about. Naturally you’re eager to know how you fared, but you haven’t heard anything from your recruiter yet. It’s completely fine — even encouraged — to reach out and touch base; however, there’s a right and wrong way to go about it. Find out how to… Read more »

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Being a doctor is an important job. Patients literally trust you with their lives, so you have to put your best self forward every single day. Staying healthy is a huge part of this, because if you don’t feel well, you can’t put forth 100% effort. If lately you’ve been feeling tired, sluggish and generally… Read more »

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Working in the healthcare field is your dream, but it’s a lot to handle. Putting in long hours, tending to patients’ needs, and spending most of your shift on your feet can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Consequently, burnout is common in the medical profession, but it doesn’t have to happen to you. Learn how… Read more »