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    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume

    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume
    As an increasing number of job seekers enter the pharmacy field, competition for the most desirable jobs will heat up. While resume writing is not typically taught in pharmacy programs, it's a skill worth developing. If you follow these three steps, you will be on your way to creating a resume that will maximize your calls for job interviews. Step 1: ...
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    Resume Tips for Pharmacy Technicians

    Resume Tips for Pharmacy Technicians
    With US doctors writing about 3.5 billion prescriptions yearly, according to IMS Health, pharmacy personnel, including pharmacy technicians, are in great demand. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts pharmacy technician job growth of nearly 32 percent between 2006 and 2016. But don't assume that just because jobs are plentiful, you'll be able to land a pharm tech position effortlessly. ...
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    Common Resume Blunders to Avoid

    Common Resume Blunders to Avoid
    The job search process can certainly be daunting. From writing cover letters to stressing about what you're going to wear to your next interview, it's easy for some details to fall through the cracks. That's why our experts came up with the 10 most common resume blunders and how to avoid them. Make sure your resume is in top-notch shape by ...
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    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Radiologic Technologist

    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Radiologic Technologist
    Radiologic technologists take x-rays and CAT scans, administer non-radioactive material into a patient's blood stream, and interpret the images that are produced. They may specialize in an area like geriatrics or pediatrics, or they make work with ultrasound, magnetic resonance, or computed tomography. As the population ages, the demand for radiologic technologists will increase, making this a highly desirable career path. ...
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    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physical Therapist

    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physical Therapist
    Physical therapists work a in a variety of settings, from hospitals to private practices to nursing homes. The physical therapy industry has grown immensely over the years due to the aging population and advancements in technology and understanding of the human body. Because many PTs have their own practices, they are able to set their own rates and have seen their ...
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    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Pharmacy Technician

    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Pharmacy Technician
    Pharmacy technicians are in demand! The ever-increasing amount of people on medications, and the growing number of new pharmaceuticals themselves, make a career as a pharmacy tech highly desirable. Pharmacy techs work under pharmacists preparing medications by mixing, counting, and labeling dosages. Some pharmacy techs receive on-the-job training while others complete two-year associate's programs. A job as a pharmacy tech can ...
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    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physician Assistant

    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Physician Assistant
    Physician assistants are relied upon to provide health services typically performed by a physician under the supervision of a doctor. They may treat and counsel patients, perform routine procedures, or specialize in an area like geriatrics or internal medicine. As a growing number of "retail" clinics crop up, physician assistants are gaining more responsibility and prestige. PAs are rewarded for their ...
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    Live Your Dreams: Volunteering Abroad

    Live Your Dreams: Volunteering Abroad
    Ever had dreams of leaving it all behind to volunteer your skills in another country? More importantly, have you thought of all the lives you could improve with your nursing skills? Whether you’re clearing debris from a storm or volunteering in a medical clinic, the actions that you take while volunteering can make a big difference. So why not explore it? ...
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    6 Sloppy Speech Habits to Avoid

    You may look good on paper or in your suit, but if you're looking to nail your big interview, looks aren't everything. How you sound is often more important. But many job seekers let careless speech habits sink their chances of landing that plum job. The Bottom Line: You don't have to study elocution to speak well. Simply slow down, ...
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    Schmooze, Whether You Like It or Not

    Schmooze, Whether You Like It or Not
    Networking comes easily to some. The rest of us should get past the fear that this art of chitchat is one-sided and somehow inappropriate I don't remember many speakers from junior high assembly (like many people I know, I tend to block out that period in general), but one guy has always stuck in my memory. He was a polished-looking, smooth-talking ...
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    How New Grads Can Take Charge of Job Search Rejection

    How New Grads Can Take Charge of Job Search Rejection
    Nancy is a new nursing graduate who sailed through high school and college. She worked hard throughout school, and had good extracurricular activities, several internships at prestigious hospitals and a good job search plan. Nancy did a junior-year summer internship that led to a job offer, but it’s now off the table because of hiring freezes. So she started looking for ...
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    How to Get Paid at an Unpaid Internship

    How to Get Paid at an Unpaid Internship
    The idealist in you wants to take that great but unpaid internship you heard about the other day. After all, it will give you critical experience in your chosen career field that will help you land a job after graduation. But the realist in you rightly argues, "How are you going to pay your bills?" The unpaid internship dilemma is one ...
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    Healthcare Careers Predicted to Remain Stable Under Obama

    Healthcare Careers Predicted to Remain Stable Under Obama
    Under President-elect Barack Obama, the health care industry will continue to be one of the safest places for jobs in an unstable economy. Occupations such as Registered Nurse, Medical Assistant, and Home Health Aide will continue to grow. There is predicted to be an especially big boost for community health clinics, who receive much of their overall funding from government grants. ...
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    Reenter the Healthcare Job Market

    Reenter the Healthcare Job Market
    If you're a health professional who hasn't practiced for a while, you may be intimidated by a job search. Don't be. It's common for health professionals to reenter the healthcare job market after spending time away raising a family or working in an unrelated industry. You can make a smooth transition back into the healthcare workforce if you are willing to ...
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    Three Steps to Choosing a Career

    Three Steps to Choosing a Career
    A professional wrestler runs for governor of Minnesota and wins. The owner and pastry chef of my neighborhood bakery is a former investment banker. A friend from college who was a computer scientist for seven years now makes her living as a sailboat captain in Seattle. How did these people get where they are today? Through a combination of luck, confidence ...
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    Six Answers Interviewers Need to Hire You

    Six Answers Interviewers Need to Hire You
    During the typical health care job interview, you'll be asked a lot of questions. But do you really understand what the interviewer needs to know? "Most students have no idea why a recruiter asks a particular question," says Brad Karsh, a former recruiting professional for advertising giant Leo Burnett and current president of career consulting firm Job Bound. "They tend to ...
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    11 Writing Mistakes that Make You Look Dumb

    Professional writers often worry that their work is unnecessary. After all, can't anyone with even a basic education write? The answer: no, they can't. Even college graduates don't seem to be learning composition basics. Of course not everyone is going to be the next Mark Twain, but career success does depend on not looking stupid. Sure, some clients, coworkers, or ...
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    The Secret Formula to Cover Letter Success

    The Secret Formula to Cover Letter Success
    Ah, the dreaded cover letter. You may know what you should do and shouldn’t do, but when it comes to sitting down and actually writing it — where to even begin? Should you even bother? If the job listing specifically says to submit a cover letter, then you must! You don’t want to penalize yourself immediately by not following directions. Unless ...
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    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Nurse

    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Nurse
    There is a projected need for 1,001,000 nurses needed in the United States by 2016. Nurses are one of the most in demand professions in America, but with so many job openings, it begs the question: Where should you work? AllHealthcare is committed to providing its members with the most most pertinent career research available. Below is the 10 best and ...
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    Should I Apply If I Don't Meet the Qualifications?

    Should I Apply If I Don't Meet the Qualifications?
    You've discovered an exciting internship or entry-level health care job and would like to apply. But should you bother, even if you don't have exactly what the ad outlines? With few exceptions, send your resume anyway. Here's why: The Job Listing Describes the Perfect Candidate, Not the Probable One When employers write job ads, they list the qualifications of the ideal ...
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