5 Resume Red Flags for Healthcare Workers

With nearly every healthcare specialty in desperate need of more workers, it can be hard to find new hires that meet your standards. Regardless, the demands of health care are too high for you to start making exceptions. How can you tell which potential candidates have what it takes and which ones are too risky?… Read more »

What Do Medical Recruiters Look for in Candidates?

Medical fields are among the fastest growing professions in the nation, and there is no shortage of promising positions available to job seekers. If you are pursuing a career in healthcare, you couldn’t have made a better decision. Regardless, if you want to be considered for the best jobs, you’ll need to do something to… Read more »

Medical Careers You Can Start with an Associate’s Degree

Most job seekers are already aware that health care is a promising field with many exciting career options. What many don’t realize is that the entry requirements for many medical careers are much more accessible than you might expect. You don’t have to spend the better part of a decade in college to get a… Read more »

5 Ways to Attract Better Healthcare Job Applicants

Today’s market heavily favors job seekers, and they know it. Since workers in health care know that there is an especially great need for their services, they are even more willing to shop around than others. If you want to attract high-quality healthcare job applicants to your facility, you will need to stand out from… Read more »

What RNs Should Know about the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

For nurses, it’s common to maintain current licensure in many states at once. Though this step allows for rapid, smooth transitions from one contract to another, the paperwork is a nightmare. Since each state has different renewal dates, license periods, and continuing education requirements, keeping track of multiple licenses is like a full-time job of… Read more »

The Case for More Frequent Employee Reviews

Every business conducts performance reviews with their employees, but few are getting the most out of the process. Though employees (and even some managers) tend to dread them, the solution is not to perform fewer reviews. Far from it! If you are struggling to perform effective performance evaluations, you should consider doing them more often.… Read more »

Nutrition Tips for Healthcare Workers

Are you worried that healthcare work might not be good for your health? Sadly, nurses and other healthcare professionals often struggle to maintain healthy eating habits. Since better nutrition means better health, your choices at meal and snack times can lead to a better you. Here’s how to get started. Plan Ahead Long hours and… Read more »

How to Stay Focused When Interviewing for a Healthcare Job

Face-to-face interviews are still the best way for hiring managers to get to know their job candidates. Since you only get one chance to make a great first impression, this isn’t something you want to take lightly. No matter how qualified and skilled you may be, you still need to convince your employer you’re the… Read more »

Gaps in Your Resume – How to Answer the Dreaded Interview Questions

Hiring managers don’t like unanswered questions. When they look at your resume, they expect to get an accurate view of your skills and work history. Of course, when there are some employment gaps on your resume, you can expect them to get curious. What were you doing at this time? Do you not take your… Read more »

Managing a Dispute Between a Staff Member and a Physician

Healthcare is far too complex to be managed by a single person. The successful medical intervention involves the coordinated work of a team of professionals. Getting the members of this team to function cohesively, however, is far from easy. Disputes in a healthcare setting are often complicated by the diversity of experience, authority, and scope… Read more »