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    10 Best States for Healthcare Jobs

    10 Best States for Healthcare Jobs
    It's no surprise that healthcare workers are in demand. But some states need healthcare professionals more than others. If you are having trouble finding a job in your area, or you are just looking for a fresh start, these ten states are estimated to offer the most job growth over the next decade. From sunny California to bustling New York, there ...
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    Go Beyond Your Degree to Get the Salary You Want

    Go Beyond Your Degree to Get the Salary You Want
    When people ask you what your college major was, they want to know about more than your interests. What they really mean is, "How much money do you make?" Indeed, when it comes to salary, your major can make a big difference. No matter what you majored in, the news is good for the class of 2009: Healthcare is one of ...
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    Cover Letters Build the Case for 50-Plus Workers

    Cover Letters Build the Case for 50-Plus Workers
    "The cover letter is dead." You may have heard this pronouncement from friends or colleagues, who cite the trend toward electronic submission of resumes and the ever-shrinking attention span of application readers as reasons. But according to those who think deeply about the particular challenges facing job seekers age 50 and above, the statement can be reversed: "Long live the cover ...
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    Healthcare Cover Letter Dos and Don'ts

    Healthcare Cover Letter Dos and Don'ts
    First impressions count in the job search, and that's why a dynamite cover letter can mean the difference between success and failure in your healthcare job search. But what makes a dazzling healthcare cover letter? Several career experts share their advice. [page] Get to the Point State the purpose of your letter in the first paragraph. Small talk is generally a ...
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    Channel Your Cover Letter Feedback

    Channel Your Cover Letter Feedback
    Feeling overwhelmed by the cover letter feedback you've received? Not sure where to begin to make improvements? If you’ve had a cover letter critique and are now faced with harsh criticism, here's help from career professionals on what to do next. h4. Prioritize the Feedback Most professional resume-writing firms also offer cover letter services, so if you're not having much success ...
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    6 Tips to Navigate Job Fairs

    6 Tips to Navigate Job Fairs
    When you’re young and the world is seemingly your oyster, going to a job fair sounds like a no-brainer. A bunch of companies looking to hire? and All in the same place? As long as you bring enough copies of your resume and pass them out to everyone, you’re certain to get a callback. Right? Not necessarily. Without the right approach, ...
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    15 Hottest Healthcare Fields of 2009

    The healthcare industry is truly the place to be! There is a need for roughly 2 million healthcare professionals by 2016, and many occupations are predicted to grow by at least 27% over the coming years. What does this mean for you? Well, if you are looking to break into a healthcare field, now is the time. And if you are ...
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    Last-Minute Healthcare Interview Prep Tips

    Last-Minute Healthcare Interview Prep Tips
    Healthcare interviews can be pretty intimidating, so it's understandable if you put off prepping for the big day because of nerves. Lucky for you, we've put together a cheat sheet of last-minute interview prep tips, whether your interview is tomorrow afternoon — or two hours from now. Procrastinators, rejoice. You still have a chance at that job! 1. Dress Code Looking ...
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    Pursue a Finance Career in Healthcare

    Pursue a Finance Career in Healthcare
    Healthcare employers need the same finance professionals that manufacturing and service companies do, such as accountants, auditors, analysts, compliance professionals, treasurers and CFOs. There's also demand for such specialists as claims adjustors and fraud investigators. But for finance pros, the transition into healthcare requires some preparation. Acquiring industry knowledge through additional training will enhance your resume and help you compete in ...
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    AHC's Hottest Health Employers

    Want the best work life you can get? If your passion is to work at a place that is truly satisfying – with the best salaries, benefits and professional standards – then you’ll want to know the companies in “AllHealthCare’s Hottest Health Employers.” AllHealthCare created the Hottest Health Employers list to help you find the best companies to work for, coast ...
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    Compensation Advice for New Grads: Look at the Perks

    Compensation Advice for New Grads: Look at the Perks
    Don't be so focused on salary that you overlook key benefits like health insurance, retirement-plan contributions, and time off. Almost 1.5 million new grads will enter the workforce this summer. If you've got good grades, did some internships, and have some job-search savvy, you very well may have your choice of offers. But don't flunk your first real-world test by incorrectly ...
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    Your Body, the Negotiator

    Your Body, the Negotiator
    It's tough to think of yourself as a commodity, so here are six nonverbal ways to sell yourself and get the raise you deserve Negotiating for pay and perks requires you to sell yourself as a brand. How you walk, talk, and look reflects on that brand. Do you come across as inspiring, confident, and competent, or blah, boring, and bored? ...
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    What Grey's Anatomy Character Are You? A Career Guide

    Healthcare careers - so many professions, so few lifetimes. With an associate, bachelor or advanced degree you can jump on the fast track to find job satisfaction so many ways. To help you cut to the chase, we've put together this guide, using the characters on Grey's Anatomy, to help point you toward specific allied healthcare careers that best suit ...
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    5 Interview Types and How to Ace Them

    All interviews were not created equal. Depending on the role, the industry and the ruthlessness of your potential employer, you may encounter one – or a combination – of the common interview types. Each one is unique, and demands a tailored approach to its preparation. Lucky for you, we've identified the five most common interview methods. We'll give you the ...
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    Cover Letters: Don't Bother

    Cover Letters: Don't Bother
    In my daily search for information on job interviews, resumes and cover letters, I tend to see the same advice: Don’t make your resume more than one page, get prepared for the interview, and always send a cover letter. Always. But yesterday I came across someone that says something completely different. His basic philosophy is: "Cover letters? Don't bother." David Silverman ...
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    The 2-Minute Drill: Make Your Way Through the Interview's Crucial First Moments

    The 2-Minute Drill: Make Your Way Through the Interview's Crucial First Moments
    According to one UCLA study, people evaluate one another using the "Three Vs": visual (appearance), vocal (voice) and verbal (what you say). About 93 percent of whether or not communication is effective is determined by nonverbal signals. Another study, conducted by a University of Toledo psychology professor, concluded that the first 30 seconds make or break the connection between two people ...
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    What's Really Wrong with Your Job Search?

    What's Really Wrong with Your Job Search?
    When things aren’t going our way it’s just human nature to begin laying blame. It is easy to see the culpability of others — our boss, the economy, the company that laid us off. It is far more difficult to take a deep look internally to see how we may be contributing to the situation at hand. Recently I spoke with ...
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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 healthcare 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 wear your shortest mini-skirt, your oldest shoes or that "I'm with Stupid" t-shirt you thought was so funny 15 years ago, but did ...
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    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be an EMT/Paramedic

    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be an EMT/Paramedic
    One of the most fast-paced and demanding jobs in the business, EMTs and Paramedics are counted on to care for patients in the most critical moments. This job requires not only medical expertise, but also the ability to handle large amounts of stress in situations where every second counts. A job as in Emergency Medical Services may be just right for ...
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    7 Stupidest Interview Questions and What They Really Mean

    If you’ve been in the workforce long enough, the same inane questions will continue to creep up in interview after interview. What is your greatest weakness? Where do you see yourself in five years? You know, the small-talk questions that fill up just enough time between the really important questions. But all those meaningless questions actually have a purpose. That’s ...
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