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    Build Your Future Career This Summer

    Build Your Future Career This Summer
    In an ideal world, every undergraduate student would be interning this summer. But in the practical world of your own competing life demands, not to mention the ups and downs of the internship market and overall economy, you may well find yourself internshipless right now. But fear not: You can still do plenty of things over the summer to build the ...
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    The Ultimate Healthcare Job Search Tool

    The Ultimate Healthcare Job Search Tool
    We understand the complexities of searching for healthcare jobs: countless healthcare systems, hospitals, and clinics, dozens of job search websites to surf, demanding application processes. It's easy to get frustrated and overwhelmed. AllHealthcare wants to help you reach your goals. We've worked hard to develop new, fresh ways of organizing, ranking, and listing healthcare job information. With a virtually limitless number ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    3 Ways to Handle a Hostile Interviewer

    3 Ways to Handle a Hostile Interviewer
    We’ve all been in interviews when it seems like all the interviewer wants to do is trip you up. It’s like everything you say is somehow misinterpreted to mean something completely different. How can you diffuse such an uncomfortable situation? First, understand that the interviewer’s hostility is probably not about you. Most likely, the interviewer started his day off by arguing ...
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    Embarrassing Moments at Work: How to Recover

    Embarrassing Moments at Work: How to Recover
    Years later, I still remember that sinking feeling, just after I'd hit the Send button after writing an email complaining about an editor. My worst virtual fear was quickly confirmed: Yes, I had sent my bit of snark to the editor instead of my friend--and no, the editor wasn't amused. Although he initially refused to work with me again, he eventually ...
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    Job Termination and Your Resume

    Job Termination and Your Resume
    Your employer just let you go. You need to find another job, but how should you handle your termination on your resume? The days when you signed on with a company and stayed with it until retirement are gone. In today's climate, employers are much more understanding when they see a less-than-perfect work chronology. Follow these tips regarding losing your job ...
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    Do You Have a Work Spouse?

    Do You Have a Work Spouse?
    Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. George Bush and Condoleezza Rice. Stacy and Clinton. Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy. Whether in real life or reel life, work spouses are out there. You've seen them, right? Or maybe you're in such a relationship: Two people who spend most of their working hours together, behaving like a married couple. But despite subtle overtones of ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Job Shadow for Your Career

    There's plenty of information out there about potential careers. But impersonal descriptions can't match the realism of actually watching someone do a job for a few hours or days. That's what job shadowing is about -- and why National Job Shadow Day is such a unique opportunity to get a firsthand glimpse of a career that may be in your future. ...
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    Government Healthcare Jobs

    Government Healthcare Jobs
    Healthcare is America's largest occupational group, with more than 13 million jobs. According to the US Department of Labor's Career Guide to Industries, healthcare employment is projected to increase 27 percent through 2014 and account for about 3.6 million new jobs between 2004 and 2014. According to the Office of Personnel Management, many of those new jobs will be within the ...
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    The Business of Healthcare

    As a patient in a hospital or clinic, you see nurses, doctors and specialized direct care personnel. But medicine is also a business. If you're interested in working in a medical setting and have transferable skills, you may be just a few steps away from being qualified. h4. Transferable Positions "With the sudden decline in high tech, more and more people ...
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    Strike Out on Your Own: Home-Based Health Services Businesses

    Strike Out on Your Own: Home-Based Health Services Businesses
    Are you a healthcare professional by trade but an entrepreneur at heart? If so, you may be the perfect candidate to launch a home-based health services business. As a self-employed medical biller, claims assistance professional or medical transcriptionist, you can use your healthcare background while fulfilling your entrepreneurial ambitions. Of course, it takes the right combination of experience, skills and marketing ...
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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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    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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