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Being thankful for your healthcare staff shouldn’t only happen around Thanksgiving. But this time of year is a good chance to reflect on gratitude and develop programs that you can use all year to show appreciation to your nursing or administrative staff. It is no mystery that jobs in healthcare, from nursing to administration, are… Read more »

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While the holidays should be a time of good cheer, the pressures of making everything perfect can have exactly the opposite effect. Add to that the depression that often comes with the middle of winter and it is no surprise that many of your employees may be affected by stress or burnout this time of… Read more »

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The New Year is right around the corner. Have you considered starting out in January with a short term, temporary position? There are so many reasons that you may want to consider temp work. There are often plenty of opportunities in the healthcare industry for short term employment. Before you decide how to transition your… Read more »

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You may think that you’re a shoe-in for that internal interview, but experience has shown plenty of candidates that this isn’t the case. The way you interview, even in your own organization, will set the tone. Within a medical environment there may be additional considerations, such as your skills and the requirements for the job…. Read more »

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Is your interview process the best it can be? No matter how well-oiled your machine is there will always be snafus that will affect the way your team works together. Most often this comes from hiring the wrong person and then having to start the process over again. You can generally tell a bad hire… Read more »

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Are you overqualified? No candidate likes to believe these words when they hear them from potential employees but you have to be honest with yourself. Are you applying for jobs that you would have been able to do earlier in your career? This is perfectly okay but you need to know how to answer when… Read more »

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During your hiring process you review potentially hundreds of resumes and narrow that down to just a few for a phone screen. The phone screen is intended to narrow the field down even more to three or five people to bring in for an interview. Of course, there is only one job so how do… Read more »

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Your palms are sweaty, your mouth is dry. No matter how long you’ve prepared you will feel completely and totally nervous for your interview. Then they ask this common question: “why did you leave your last job?” Even though there is no right or wrong answers you’ll second guess the words you’ve said. How can… Read more »

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It won’t take too long for you to realize you’ve make a big mistake with your last healthcare hire. But why let it take that long at all. There are many places along the interviewing process where you can step back and look out for red flags. One of the most underutilized methods is to… Read more »

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Every expert suggests that you are prepared for your interview with questions of your own to ask. You’ve probably reviewed the website, the job posting, and LinkedIn. You may feel like you already have a good understanding of the organization. So, how do you ask the right questions that demonstrate your interest in the job?… Read more »