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The information age is here and has changed every industry, including nursing. As a traveling nurse, computer skills may be just as critical as your experience in patient care. While you’re considering your next move as a travel nurse you should also assess your current IT skills and determine what you can do to improve…. Read more »

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Management can be tough sometimes and nothing is more difficult than having to lay off your trusted employees. It is important that you develop the skills to participate in severance negotiations before you have to have the conversation in real life. Before you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation, here are some of the things… Read more »

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There is countless advice out there when it comes to discussing salary with a potential employer that it is difficult to determine whether or not the advice is good or bad. Salary is a nuanced conversation so it is important to know how to handle it and when. For your next healthcare interview what is the… Read more »

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Managing a team of nurses well is one of the most difficult and satisfying jobs in healthcare. When you are faced with the task of working with a diverse group of individuals and inspiring teamwork and motivation you can make a big impression with the right management styles. Each of your employees will have different… Read more »

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If you are looking for a job in the medical industry, you may not be thinking enough about your resume building skills. Your resume is your first impression with a potential employer and it is the one document that can stand in the way of a job opportunity. While people talk about business resumes all the… Read more »

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Are you in the market to hire medical laboratory assistants for your practice? How do you know that you have made the right hiring decision? Hiring is an imperfect process and often you have to go on faith that the person you have selected will be a good fit for your organization and with your… Read more »

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Traveling as a nurse is a great way to get fantastic experience both professionally and personally. When you take on these contracts you expect everything to go smoothly. Unfortunately, nothing in life is a guarantee so what happens when something goes wrong on the road? If an assignment does not turn out like you expected… Read more »

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Burnout in the healthcare industry is pretty common. Many of the roles, especially those that interact directly with patients, are intensely stressful and can become challenging. If you feel that the rut is too deep and not something you can get past with some reflection and relaxation, it might be time to make a change… Read more »

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There are countless reasons you need to be careful when making a new hiring decision. Will this person interact with other employees as well as patients or the public? Will they be responsible for confidential information? Will they have to make crucial decisions that could impact your practice or the care that a patient receives?… Read more »

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Nearly every week the nightly news shares a story about hackers who have tapped into a secure network to steal personal information. It doesn’t just affect technology companies. Banks, retail stores, credit card companies, and insurance companies have been the targets of these hackers in recent months. With so many privacy issues to consider when… Read more »