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From the American Nurses Association Career Center: You’ve probably heard a lot about the nursing shortage. But if you’re a recent graduate, you may be wondering, if there’s a shortage, why does it take so long for entry-level nurses to get hired? Hiring managers told CareerBuilder that the gap reflects the difference between the skills… Read more »

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From Nephrology News & Issues – September 2014 The health care industry has always seemed to be recession-proof. People always need to be taken care of in the inpatient and outpatient environment. But the recession several years ago was tough for all job sectors, including health care. And although the country has climbed out of… Read more »

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“I had the pleasure and unique opportunity of working with Debbie Lachacz, Senior Account Executive.  During our campaign I found her to be extremely professional, dedicated and most importantly knowledgeable about the client.  Further, she helped prepare me with salient information about the area, organization and professional environment.  I felt that she gave me every… Read more »

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The dog days of summer are wagging right along.  The sun is setting a little earlier, the last batch of ingredients for S’mores is flying off camp shelves and those highly-anticipated Back to School sales are in full swing. Pretty soon, students of all ages will begin a new year of learning. Even if you’re… Read more »

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Your resume is the first impression you make on a potential employer. If it’s riddled with spelling and grammatical errors, poorly formatted, and missing key information it won’t present the image you want to portray for the job. Formatting. You want your resume to be easy to read so recruiters and hiring managers see the… Read more »

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As WKTV NewsChannel 2 reports, due to a shortage of nurses in Florida, Utica College has decided to take its nursing program south to the Sunshine State. Utica College – St. Petersburg will open later this summer. According to the Florida Center for Nursing, more than 15,000 nursing jobs went unfilled in the state in… Read more »

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Fortus Healthcare Resources is a trusted and reliable source of knowledge on a wide range of topics related to employment in healthcare including higher education, career advancement and recruiting. Here are some recent examples of Fortus specialists in the news. Five Highest Paying College Degrees From smartycents.com Despite a soon-to-burst student loan bubble and a… Read more »

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Managing social media for your job search is important for attracting the right employers to your brand and image. Here are a few tips you can follow to improve your social media and boost your job prospects. Google yourself. Many recruiters will Google you so you should do the same. For the best experience, log… Read more »

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From smartycents.com Despite a soon-to-burst student loan bubble and a stubborn un- and under-employment epidemic plaguing recent college grads, study after study continues to show that, on average, those who earn a post-secondary degree far outpace those who don’t when it comes lifetime earnings. But even though the general consensus validates college as an educational… Read more »

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“You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin The joys of summer are upon us. While we all have our favorite sights, sounds and smells of the season, it’s also a reminder that 2014 has reached its halfway point.  Time flies. Let’s roll back the calendar six months or so. Did you make… Read more »