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Being cooped up in an office building just isn’t for you. Instead, you prefer to work outside in the fresh air. Overall, this is amazing, but outdoor work isn’t without its risks. Being exposed to the elements and in close proximity to all of Mother Nature’s creatures can sometimes be dangerous — if proper precautions… Read more »

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You chose your job, but unfortunately, you didn’t get to choose your coworkers. Most of your colleagues are a joy to work alongside, but there’s one you honestly just can’t stand. Whether their personality clashes with yours, they’re constantly trying to compete with you, or are just plain cranky, you don’t particularly enjoy their company…. Read more »

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Being a nurse is your passion. Taking care of patients truly fulfills you, so you’re thinking of taking your career a step further by gaining a specialty. This will allow you to dedicate yourself to an area of patient care you’re particularly interested in, which will make your work feel even more incredible. If you’re… Read more »

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As a natural caretaker, being a nurse is your dream job. However, the nature of the role can also be physically and mentally draining, so you need to look after yourself too. When trying to balance a busy work schedule with a full personal life, this can be easier said than done. However, you have… Read more »

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You’ve been working on the frontline of COVID-19 for more than a year now. First of all, thank you for your service. Healthcare professionals like you have been forced to work through unthinkable conditions during the pandemic, but you’ve done it. Hopefully by now you’ve been able to get the vaccine. As more of the… Read more »

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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 »