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From the American Nurses Association: The world of nursing is becoming more specialized, and some practice areas are seeing some major growth. If you’re interested in focusing on a specific practice area, you may need to get some additional education or training, but after you do, you could find the nursing job you’ve been looking… Read more »

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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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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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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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Yahoo! Education identifies which degrees you may want to avoid, and which have brighter prospects. Nursing is listed as Hot Degree # 1 and they contacted Fortus Healthcare Resources for an outlook. From the article: “The demand for RNs continues to grow, primarily due to a growing and aging population,” says Jeremy Enck, vice president… Read more »

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The American Nurses Association projects a strong job market in the coming year. In the organization’s 2014 Nursing Jobs Outlook, Jeremy Enck, vice president of sales at Fortus Healthcare Resources, says he’s seen a trend toward more organizations looking for nurses who speak more than one language. “Any language,” can be useful, he says. “If… Read more »