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If you don’t think potential employers are checking out your social media presence, you’re very mistaken. In fact, 70% of employers use social networking sites to research candidates, and 22% are looking for a reason not to hire the candidate, according to CareerBuilder.  The last thing you want is a few pictures or posts shared in… Read more »

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You’re pretty great, but if you don’t realize this, that’s a problem. As an ambitious person, you put a lot of pressure on yourself to succeed, but it’s very possible you’re being too hard on yourself. Feeling like you don’t measure up is no good and it will impact your future success.  It’s time to… Read more »

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As a healthcare professional, treating patients with chronic pain is part of your job, but that doesn’t make it easy. Seeing someone in pain and not necessarily being able to help — or at least provide immediate relief feels awful.  You might not be able to take their pain away, but you can make these… Read more »

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As a busy healthcare professional, you spend more time worrying about others than yourself. Unfortunately, this is starting to catch up with you, as you’re battling a hard case of burnout.  For awhile, you thought you were just tired or battling a rough patch, but it’s become evident that the problem is much deeper. You don’t… Read more »

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It’s no secret that the clothes you wear to work — or a job interview — contribute to others’ perception of you. However, you might not realize the impact your attire has on you.  The clothing you choose in the morning actually sets the tone for the rest of your day. Dressing nicely, in an… Read more »

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You’ve been searching for a new job for awhile now, but you’re not getting very far. On paper, you feel like you’re doing everything right, but clearly, something isn’t working.  Whether you’re currently unemployed or just really unhappy at your current job, you’re eager to figure out what you’re doing wrong, so you can make positive changes. Here’s a… Read more »

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As a healthcare professional, you treat all kinds of patients. Some are very outgoing, while others are much more reserved. Caring for the latter is often more difficult, because they don’t always speak up and tell you everything that’s wrong.  Obviously, the more information you’re able to gather, the better the care you’re able to… Read more »

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Helping patients is your passion, but they’re not all created equally. Some people are a joy to care for, but others are much more challenging.  A problematic patient might make you want to run out of the room screaming, but you can’t. As a healthcare professional, it’s your job to provide the same level of… Read more »

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Working in healthcare is your dream, but the job can be demanding. Long hours, combined with the stress of the job, can turn some facilities into a toxic work environment.   If things at your current employer aren’t great — to put it lightly — it’s time to take matters into your own hands. You have… Read more »

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Hiring a new employee is a very big deal, so companies want to cover all the bases. Not only do they seek candidates with all the right skills on paper, they also want to make sure the person they choose has the soft skills needed to succeed.  If you’re considered a top contender for the… Read more »