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    Best Hospitals to Launch Your Healthcare Career

    Best Hospitals to Launch Your Healthcare Career
    Finding your first job in the healthcare industry can be overwhelming no matter your background. Not only are there thousands of employers to choose from, there are also dozens of specialties and sub-specialties. We're here to help. We've narrowed down the field to the ten best hospitals we think are great places to launch your healthcare career. These hospitals span the ...
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    9 Memorable Questions to Ask at Your Interview

    9 Memorable Questions to Ask at Your Interview
    The landscape for job seekers today is more treacherous than at any other time in recent memory. In other words, if you want a job today, the hard work starts when you prepare for the interview. That means not just nailing the questions you are asked, but actually asking the kinds of questions designed to make the interviewer sit up and ...
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    Sweet Perks in Health Care: Average = $25,000+

    Sweet Perks in Health Care: Average = $25,000+
    Forgiving student loans, super benefits and cash bonuses are just some of the incentives a recent survey found widely available to new hires in health care. Health insurance benefits, relocation reimbursement and signing bonuses could easily add up to more than $25,000, not including student loan forgiveness or additional professional training. The 2007 study, conducted by Martin, Fletcher, looked at more ...
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    Go Beyond Your Resume to Build Your Job Search Skills

    Go Beyond Your Resume to Build Your Job Search Skills
    Given all the energy and stress involved in having your resume critiqued, followed by the inevitable rounds of revisions, it's only human for you to wind up thinking, “Enough already! I’ll live without anyone evaluating my work for, oh, the next decade or so.” But no matter how great your resume is, you must confront a job-hunting truth: By itself, your ...
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    What Not to Say During an Interview

    The truth is most people sabotage their own interviews. Instead of putting their best foot forward, they put off the interviewer by acting cocky, unsure of their talent, having bad manners, or by simply acting weird. AllHealthcare has interviewed several recruitment experts to bring you unbelievable true stories of what actually happens behind closed doors. If you want to land ...
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    Recruiter Roundtable: Objectives on Resumes

    Recruiter Roundtable: Objectives on Resumes
    The Recruiter Roundtable is a monthly feature that collects career and job-seeking advice from a group of recruiting experts throughout the US. The question we put before our panel this month is: How important is having an "objective" or "summary" section at the opening of a candidate's resume? Your 15-Second 'Elevator Pitch' If you want to convert your 15 seconds of ...
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    7 Best Reasons to Get into Healthcare Right Now

    7 Best Reasons to Get into Healthcare Right Now
    It's not unusual to use a recession to make a major career change. While others are floundering, you can be advancing your career by going to school or pursing an entirely new path. These days, the healthcare industry is very popular -- and with good reason! Healthcare is one of the only industries that has added jobs in the last two ...
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    10 Worst Answers to Healthcare Interview Questions

    10 Worst Answers to Healthcare Interview Questions
    You've probably already read the articles about the top interview questions for nursing job seekers and the 7 things you should do in an interview, but do you know what you shouldn't do? Sure, you know you shouldn't where your shortest mini skirt, your oldest shoes or that "I'm with Stupid" t-shirt you thought was so funny 15 years ago, but ...
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    5 Interview Wrong Turns

    When you think of psychology, do asylums and psychopaths come to mind? Well, so should job interviewers…and not because some may seem like sadistic psychopaths. A recent study from two psychologists, Thomas Hillard and Therese McCan, in The Journal of Psychology reveals a lot about what goes through interviewers' minds and how job seekers can use that to their advantage. An ...
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    Why Work at a Top Hospital

    Why Work at a Top Hospital
    If you've got a serious medical problem, the takeaway from US News & World Report's rankings of hospitals is obvious: For cancer, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is the most likely to offer you effective treatment; for heart trouble, the Cleveland Clinic is number one. But what if you're a nurse or allied healthcare worker, or ...
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    Essential Resume Tips for Healthcare Professionals

    Essential Resume Tips for Healthcare Professionals
    Healthcare has undergone significant changes in the past 20 years, and healthcare organizations are increasingly sensitive to cost control and productivity. Funding sources for both public and private healthcare orgzanizations have cut back reimbursement and allowable expenses. Your resume must reflect an understanding of these changes. It must show evidence of skills, experience, a commitment to quality, and an ability to ...
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    Top 5 Recession-Proof Industries

    Recession-Proof Industries The rate of job openings and new hires has steadily decreased since 2007, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And unemployment rates are holding fast at 10 percent, which also doesn't bode well. According to the December employment report, 6.1 million people face long-term unemployment. Even though experts are hollering about the impending end ...
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    Eight Tips for Job Hunting During the Recession

    Eight Tips for Job Hunting During the Recession
    The global credit crisis and flat-lining domestic economy could make this one of the most challenging times to be looking for a job in recent history. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of unemployed increased by 3.6 million between December 2007 and December 2008, and the December 2008 unemployment rate hit 7.2 percent. To be a successful job ...
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    Four Ways to Earn Respect at Your First Job

    Four Ways to Earn Respect at Your First Job
    When you’ve worked so hard to get that first job after college, the last thing you want is to screw it up. Sadly, new grads do it all the time. The problem rarely stems from lack of knowledge or poor technical skills. It often goes back to something simpler: Your persona in the workplace, particularly during your first few weeks on ...
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    Make a Healthy Difference by Volunteering Abroad

    Make a Healthy Difference by Volunteering Abroad
    Have you ever considered lending a helping hand abroad? As a healthcare professional, you can make a dramatic difference in the lives of people all over the world by volunteering with an international health organization. Whether you choose to join a two-week surgical mission or a two-year health education campaign, your experience is likely to be memorable. Here's a rundown of ...
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    What is an Avatar and Why is it Important?

    It's easy to click "Skip This Step" when it comes to uploading a picture for a social networking site like this one. An avatar can be a big help, though, both for finding a job and networking online. *First of all, what is an avatar?* [photo:25223] Your avatar is the small picture that appears along with your user-name when you participate ...
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    Stalk Your Way to a New Job

    Stalk Your Way to a New Job
    The internet has made stalkers out of all of us. You know exactly what I'm talking about. But instead of stalking your ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend, consider using your newfound detective skills for more productive (i.e. less emotionally jarring) purposes, like snagging the job of your dreams. Interested in a company and need to find a person to contact? Google away. Trying ...
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    Enhance Your Health Care Career Options with Hourly Jobs

    Enhance Your Health Care Career Options with Hourly Jobs
    Health care organizations don't - and won't - hire just anybody, no matter what the job market. If health care is in your future, you'll need to develop the right combination of skills and experience while in school to get the best shot at your desired career after graduation. One strategy is to find an hourly job (or two or three ...
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    What Jobs Will Healthcare Stimulus Funding Create?

    What Jobs Will Healthcare Stimulus Funding Create?
    With billions of economic stimulus dollars flowing to healthcare, American workers can expect a burst of job creation in the industry in 2009 and beyond, including new positions for clinicians and professionals in key support areas. The numbers are impressive: More than 200,000 clinical and nonclinical jobs could be created by healthcare stimulus spending, according to government estimates. And that’s in ...
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    Four Ways to Make Job Shadow Day Work

    With National Job Shadow Day coming up, you may have been asked to have a student shadow you so he can learn more about your career, company and industry. If you're wondering how to be a proper host, check out these four tactics that will help you turn those few hours into a rewarding work experience for both of you. Be ...
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