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    How to Turn a Stranger into a Network Contact

    How to Turn a Stranger into a Network Contact
    Whether you're looking for a job or trying to advance your career, networking is very important (in a recent HotJobs poll, 57 percent of respondents said that networking was a factor in landing their most recent job). And networking shouldn't end when you log off of LinkedIn or head home from a conference. Valuable contacts are on the perimeter of your ...
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    Top Ten Interview Fashion Blunders

    Top Ten Interview Fashion Blunders
    Any article about what to wear to an interview might well begin with a qualifying statement covering the extremes in various states (New York and California, for example) and industries (technology, manufacturing), which are possible exceptions to the normal rules of fashion. But it might surprise you to learn that those extremes have, over the last couple of years, begun to ...
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    Interviewers' 7 Biggest Pet Peeves

    Interviewers' 7 Biggest Pet Peeves
    You sit facing the interviewer, feeling like things are moving along nicely when all of a sudden the interview takes a drastic turn for the worse. What just happened? You may have hit one of the interviewer's pet peeves, one of those things that automatically triggers a negative response. Here are seven of the most common peeves provided by experienced interviewers, ...
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    5 Things That Scream "I'm Unprofessional"

    5 Things That Scream "I'm Unprofessional"
    In most job-filling situations, the employer has the luxury of choosing from several well-qualified applicants, all of whom could probably do the job. That's when the little things, like the common but often unrecognized mistakes described here, almost always come into play. Make sure you avoid them, so they don't cost you a shot at the job. Using a Cutesy Email ...
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    Tips for Working with a Healthcare Recruiter

    Tips for Working with a Healthcare Recruiter
    Working with a professional recruiter, also known as a headhunter, may be just what you need to kick your healthcare job search into high gear. Recruiters know about job openings that aren't widely advertised and can offer sage insight into current hiring trends and salaries for particular positions. But using a recruiter doesn't guarantee you'll easily land a job. Here's how ...
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    Q&A: Are Job Fairs Worth Your Time?

    STICKY SITUATION: I went to a job fair last week but thought it was rather stupid. I didn't meet anyone there, nor did anyone interview me. Are job fairs just a waste of time? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS: They're not a waste of time if you know how to attend one. Most of the work is done before you even ...
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    Ten-Step Guide to a Career in Healthcare

    So you want to begin a career in healthcare, but you don't know where to start. This ten-step guide will help you find your way through the maze of specialties, exams, and prerequisites. Whether you are looking for your first job or your fifth, AllHealthcare's Ten Step Guide will lead you along your journey toward a rewarding career as a healthcare ...
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    Jump Start Your Healthcare Career This Summer

    Summer is right around the corner, and for many healthcare students, this means 3 months of sand, sun, and surf. Too many students sit back and their their future healthcare careers pass them by. We're not saying don't enjoy your well-deserved break, but don't forget that these 3 months can be used to relax and accelerate your career. Internships, part-time jobs, ...
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    Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume

    Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume
    You're probably aware that hiring managers cannot ask discriminatory questions during interviews. But this legal protection isn't too useful in preventing discrimination before the interview. If your resume contains personal information unrelated to your job target -- your race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. -- you might fall victim to discrimination, even if you're qualified for the position. Your resume ...
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    Quiz Series: Find Your Healthcare Niche

    Quiz Series: Find Your Healthcare Niche
    Are you interested in a career in the healthcare industry but don't know where to start? Don't fret. AllHealthcare is here to help. We have developed a series of mini-quizzes to assist you in finding the right healthcare job. Jump in and find your healthcare niche!      Radiologic Technologist      Massage Therapist      Physical Therapist      Occupational ...
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    Top 10 Highest Paying Non-Clinical Careers

    Top 10 Highest Paying Non-Clinical Careers
    Most healthcare careers don't involve giving shots and taking temperatures. There are dozens of health careers that are labeled "non-clinical" - those jobs that require both business savvy and healthcare knowledge. Whether you have an Associate degree or a Master's, there is a non-clinical healthcare job that's just right for you. The best thing is that non-clinical careers have great salaries! ...
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    Career Research Made Easy

    When it comes to research, an unimaginable wealth of information is available to you on the Internet. It's like having a huge private library in your own home or office. In fact, one downside of the Internet is having too much information. When researching for your job search, it's important to concentrate on a target. By staying focused on the ...
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    Refresh Your Resume for the New Year

    A resume refresher doesn't need to be painful. And your efforts could pay off with big dividends. Arm yourself with an updated, high-octane resume, and this could be the year that you land a better job. Now is a great time to reflect on your recent accomplishments and add them to your resume. Let these ideas guide you. First Tip: ...
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    How to Handle Job Search Rejection

    How to Handle Job Search Rejection
    You had high hopes for this job: The job requirements matched your skill set perfectly. You aced your interviews. And you imagined hearing those sweet words so many of us long to hear: "You're hired." Instead, you got another rejection letter. According to recent U.S. Labor Department data, 5.5 unemployed Americans, on average, are vying for each job opening—so most interviews ...
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    Is a Healthcare Career Right for You?

    Are you considering a career in healthcare? Don't take the plunge without some advice from Saul Wischnitzer, PhD, coauthor of Health-Care Careers for the 21st Century, a career manual for aspiring healthcare professionals. Monster asked Dr. Wischnitzer for information that would be helpful to students who are contemplating healthcare careers. Question: What is the best way for students to decide whether ...
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    15 Hottest Health Care Fields of 2010

    The health care industry is truly the place to be! There is a need for roughly 3.2 million health care professionals by 2018, and many occupations are predicted to grow by at least 28% over the coming years. What does this mean for you? Well, if you are looking to break into a health care field, now is the time. And ...
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    How to Tell if a Layoff is Coming

    How to Tell if a Layoff is Coming
    Almost all mature companies have shed employees at some point--and in most cases the pink slips don't come as a surprise. "Very often senior management will delay a decision to cut headcount, so unless there is a quick catastrophic event, layoffs have been a long time coming," explains Scott Steinberg, CEO of TechSavvy Global. How can you know if your job ...
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    You Just Got Fired. Now What?

    You Just Got Fired. Now What?
    "The experience of being fired from a job is high on the list of stressful life events that can happen to anyone over the course of their employment," says Dr. Melodie Schaefer, executive director of The Chicago School, Southern California Counseling Centers. So how do you manage the stress of being fired and get on the road to your next job? ...
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    Red Cross Healthcare Volunteers Help in Disaster Relief

    Red Cross Healthcare Volunteers Help in Disaster Relief
    Healthcare workers who volunteer for American Red Cross disaster-relief assignments say they're motivated by a desire to help people put their lives back together after a catastrophe. These 8,000 volunteers - typically nurses, social workers, emergency medical technicians, counselors, physician assistants and therapists - often leave home on short notice to aid victims of hurricanes, fires, floods and other disasters, wherever ...
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    15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers!)

    1. Why do you want to work in this industry? Bad answer: “I love health care. Even as a kid, I spent hours playing nurse.” Don’t just say you like it. Anyone can do that. Focus instead on your history with that particular industry, and if you can, tell a success story. Good answer: “I've always loved the health care industry, ...
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