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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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    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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    Interview Take-Along Checklist

    Interview Take-Along Checklist
    You’re interviewing for a job tomorrow, and you think you’re prepared: You’ve got your answers to a multitude of common interview questions down and have a few of your own for the interviewer. Your suit is pressed and ready. But what do you bring to the interview? We’ve created this handy checklist, with the help of Monster Interview Expert Marky Stein, ...
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    Accessorize Your Health care Resume

    Accessorize Your Health care Resume
    Your work history is sterling. Your education is enviable. Your skill set is broad. And your references are solid. Still, it doesn't hurt to dress up that resume a little bit. In fact, accessorizing your resume can help you stand out among other candidates, because it adds that personal touch - an important quality for health care professionals to demonstrate. Let's ...
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    Put Your Education to Work on Your Resume

    Put Your Education to Work on Your Resume
    Whether you're a Harvard-educated MBA or recently obtained your GED, you can use your resume's education section to outshine your competition. If you are unsure about the best way to present your education, here are some common scenarios and strategies: h4. Where to Place Education? The best placement depends on what you are trying to emphasize. • Place experience before education ...
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    Identify and Avoid These Career Decision-Making Traps

    Identify and Avoid These Career Decision-Making Traps
    Deborah Schneider spent far more time researching the $15,000 car she once bought than she did on a slightly larger purchase -- her $90,000 law degree. "Years later, I realized how common that is," says Schneider, who coauthored Should You Really Be a Lawyer? with Gary Belsky and produces its accompanying Web site. "Each year, many college students spend more time ...
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    10 Best Healthcare Jobs with a Master's Degree

    10 Best Healthcare Jobs with a Master's Degree
    So you don't want to spend years in medical school pursing an doctorate of medicine, but you'd like to advance your education and career to the next level, right? Or maybe you have a master's degree, but you're not sure what kind of healthcare career it can help you get. Thankfully, there are dozens of career paths in healthcare that need ...
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    Hottest Healthcare Employers for 2009

    Hottest Healthcare Employers for 2009
    Despite the economic downturn, the healthcare industry continues to thrive. Over 50,000 healthcare jobs were added in January, and that number is expected to climb. The best part? Some of the countries top hospitals are hiring! Using Fortune's Best Places to Work, HealthGrades list of the 50 Best Hospitals, US News & World Report's list of the top hospitals, and information ...
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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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    The 13 Worst Networking Mistakes

    You wouldn’t wear jeans to a job interview, but do you pay as much attention to job-hunting etiquette when networking? Everyone talks about networking but few realize how to do it well. Most people start networking when they start looking for a job. In any job market (and especially this one), a network will provide you with more opportunities and ...
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    10 Best-Paying Jobs with a Bachelor's Degree

    10 Best-Paying Jobs with a Bachelor's Degree
    One of the best things about the healthcare industry is the large number of opportunities for individuals from all walks of life. Whether you have a master's degree, a bachelor's degree, or no degree, there is a place for you in healthcare. If the thought of a master's or doctoral degree is out of the question, and an associate's just isn't ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Your Job Search Expenses May Be Tax-Deductible

    Your Job Search Expenses May Be Tax-Deductible
    Did you spend substantial amounts of money looking for a new position last year? You may be able to succeed where Nelson Rockefeller failed and take a tax deduction for many of your job search-related costs. [widget:job_search_articles] When New York Governor Rockefeller was appointed vice president in the '70s, he deducted expenses incurred in connection with his congressional confirmation hearings. Years ...
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    Your Guide to Government Healthcare Jobs

    Your Guide to Government Healthcare Jobs
    The healthcare industry is expanding at an impressive rate, and many of the estimated 3.6 million new jobs will be in the government sector. The federal government already employs hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals in a variety of departments from Veterans' Affairs to Nutrition Policy to Health and Human Services. Working for the federal government has plenty of perks and ...
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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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    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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    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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