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Think back to your first day on the job, whether it was yesterday or years ago. You couldn’t wait to get dressed in your scrubs and get to the unit. Your coworkers seemed friendly, helpful and generally awesome. You were nervous but excited and looking forward to all the opportunities ahead. On your way home,… Read more »

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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 Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association: The baby boom generation will deliver a blow to health care once its members start to retire in large numbers, but this provides an opportunity for new employment structures to take hold. Framing the Issue: The health care workforce is dominated by… 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 healthcare employment markets and trends. Here are some recent examples of Fortus experts in the news. Job Market for Nurses Continues to Heat Up As WKTV NewsChannel 2 reports, due to a shortage of nurses in… Read more »

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There are many reasons you may be searching for a new job while still working. You may need to move or are having trouble with the commute or hours. You may be dissatisfied with the work environment or you don’t feel challenged any more. If you’re looking for another job while still working there are… 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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Over the next 8 years, experts project that nursing jobs will continue to grow. If you are considering what field to enter, or if you want to change careers, nursing may be a great choice. Here is a look at some of the information on nursing careers to consider over the next several years and… 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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“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 »