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Becoming a nurse was an easy choice for you, but now it’s time to decide on a specialty, and you’re not sure what you want. The possibilities are nearly endless, from working in a hospital emergency room or labor and delivery unit to serving as a nurse researcher or nurse educator. This is an important… Read more »

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You love being a nurse, but lately, your specialty hasn’t been working for you. Whether the hectic schedule is making it hard to enjoy a work-life balance — i.e., you work in the emergency room at your local hospital — or the nature of the job is no longer fulfilling, you’ve decided to make a… Read more »

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Chances are, you’ve always been employed on a permanent basis. Whether you held part-time or full-time jobs, the position didn’t come with an expiration date. The thing is, that’s not the only way to work. Locum tenens jobs are those of a temporary nature. From the start, your tenure is limited, allowing you ultimate control… Read more »

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Chances are, you don’t give safety at work much thought. After all, you probably believe your employer is solely responsible for your workplace well-being. While the company does bear much of the burden — i.e., providing proper the proper training and equipment to do the job — you’re not off the hook. If you don’t… Read more »

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These days, simply having a great resume isn’t enough to stand out from the crowd. Top employers seek candidates with a thriving personal brand — i.e., unique identifiers that set them apart from their peers. Your personal brand should be built and displayed through several mediums, including a personal website, blog, and social media. It’s… Read more »

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The worst season of the year is right around the corner. Flu season starts in October, and as a healthcare professional, you’re especially vulnerable to this highly contagious disease. From Oct. 1, 2018, to May 4, 2019, there were approximately 37.4 million to 42.9 million flu illnesses in the U.S., according to the Centers for… Read more »

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Working as a travel nurse is exciting. Every few weeks, you get to become an honorary resident of a new city, allowing yourself to become fully immersed in the local culture, without having to put down roots. You enjoy the free-spirited nature of the job, but constantly being new in town can put you in… Read more »

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By now, you’ve likely heard of SMART — specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time-bound — goals. You’ve probably used them when completing a project or even managing your day. However, you might not realize you can put them to work in your search for a new accounting job. SMART goals provide a framework that makes completing… Read more »

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Up until now, you’ve always handled your job searches alone. Eventually, you always find some type of work, but you’ve finally realized this isn’t the way to build a career. Therefore, you’ve decided to team up with a recruiter to find your next opportunity. Your first meeting with your recruiter is right around the corner,… Read more »

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Working in healthcare is rewarding in many different ways, including the ability to choose your job type — i.e., full-time, part-time, or per diem. This flexibility allows you to balance your career with your personal life, making it possible to truly have it all.   Since there are so many available options, understanding different employment categorizations can be… Read more »