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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 »

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Western Governors University (WGU) and CareerBuilder recently introduced a new guide designed to help nurses—and those aspiring to be one—excel in their jobs and meet their career goals. The articles in the free PDF guide give you insights on the pulse of the medical industry and today’s hottest healthcare jobs. Here’s an excerpt from  “The Surprising… Read more »

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Most workers don’t want to remain in the same type of position for the duration of their careers. What steps should you be taking to continue the forward, and upward, momentum of your career? Here are a few tips for moving up the ladder. Create a clear career path. Before you do anything else it… Read more »

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From the American Nurses Association Career Center: Whether you’re looking for your first nursing job or are well established in your career, it’s important to know the basics elements of a successful nursing job search. The first step is being proactive about your career by always staying on the lookout for new experiences and better opportunities,… Read more »

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  In observance of National Nurses Week, we’re taking a look at what our team of experts at Fortus Healthcare Resources has had to say about the employment prospects for new and seasoned nurses as well as pieces for advice for landing that dream job. Here’s a sample of what we’ve been saying. Healthcare travelers… Read more »