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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 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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    A Mentor Can Help You Succeed in Your First Job

    On the first day of your first real postcollege job, you're in your first staff meeting, and you have absolutely no idea how to behave. You feel like everyone is waiting for you to screw up. Later, you have no one to eat lunch with. And that afternoon, you find yourself perplexed by the strange interpersonal interactions you've seen in your ...
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    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume

    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume
    As an increasing number of job seekers enter the pharmacy field, competition for the most desirable jobs will heat up. While resume writing is not typically taught in pharmacy programs, it's a skill worth developing. If you follow these three steps, you will be on your way to creating a resume that will maximize your calls for job interviews. Step 1: ...
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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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    Live Your Dreams: Volunteering Abroad

    Live Your Dreams: Volunteering Abroad
    Ever had dreams of leaving it all behind to volunteer your skills in another country? More importantly, have you thought of all the lives you could improve with your nursing skills? Whether you’re clearing debris from a storm or volunteering in a medical clinic, the actions that you take while volunteering can make a big difference. So why not explore it? ...
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    How New Grads Can Take Charge of Job Search Rejection

    How New Grads Can Take Charge of Job Search Rejection
    Nancy is a new nursing graduate who sailed through high school and college. She worked hard throughout school, and had good extracurricular activities, several internships at prestigious hospitals and a good job search plan. Nancy did a junior-year summer internship that led to a job offer, but it’s now off the table because of hiring freezes. So she started looking for ...
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    How to Get Paid at an Unpaid Internship

    How to Get Paid at an Unpaid Internship
    The idealist in you wants to take that great but unpaid internship you heard about the other day. After all, it will give you critical experience in your chosen career field that will help you land a job after graduation. But the realist in you rightly argues, "How are you going to pay your bills?" The unpaid internship dilemma is one ...
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    Three Steps to Choosing a Career

    Three Steps to Choosing a Career
    A professional wrestler runs for governor of Minnesota and wins. The owner and pastry chef of my neighborhood bakery is a former investment banker. A friend from college who was a computer scientist for seven years now makes her living as a sailboat captain in Seattle. How did these people get where they are today? Through a combination of luck, confidence ...
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    The Secret Formula to Cover Letter Success

    The Secret Formula to Cover Letter Success
    Ah, the dreaded cover letter. You may know what you should do and shouldn’t do, but when it comes to sitting down and actually writing it — where to even begin? Should you even bother? If the job listing specifically says to submit a cover letter, then you must! You don’t want to penalize yourself immediately by not following directions. Unless ...
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    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Nurse

    Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Nurse
    There is a projected need for 1,001,000 nurses needed in the United States by 2016. Nurses are one of the most in demand professions in America, but with so many job openings, it begs the question: Where should you work? AllHealthcare is committed to providing its members with the most most pertinent career research available. Below is the 10 best and ...
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    AllHealthcare's Guide to the Best-Paying Cities for Medical Assistants

    Want to know where medical assistants make the most money? This list of the top ten metro areas that pay the highest salaries to medical assistants will show you where to find the best-paying jobs in this profession. It's good to narrow your focus, because there are more than 400,000 medical assistants in the U.S. today and this job is ...
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    The First Step to Finding Your Dream Job

    The First Step to Finding Your Dream Job
    There's no formula that works for everyone, so be as specific as you can when figuring out what the job you've always fantasized about really is We know it's possible, even if we haven't read The Four-Hour Work Week yet. We know people in our neighborhoods or we've seen people on TV who have dream jobs, so we know they exist. ...
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    4 Factors That Can Ruin Your Job Search

    4 Factors That Can Ruin Your Job Search
    It's dangerous to make blanket generalizations about different jobs, careers and industries. You've probably heard many pronouncements like these from friends, family members and others: • "You should major in computer science. It's the hottest field, and you'll get a good job when you graduate." • "You're going to major in art? You're nuts! You'll never find a job!" • "Why ...
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    Use Your Networking Skills to Land Your Dream Job

    Use Your Networking Skills to Land Your Dream Job
    "It's all about who you know." At one point or another, we've all heard that phrase. Whether you believe it or not, it's a fact that your personal network can help you score the job of your dreams. Keeping up good relations with professors, employers, and advisers is an essential part of the job-hunt. Don't neglect those who have helped you ...
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    Networking Doesn't Have to Be "Cheesy"

    Networking Doesn't Have to Be "Cheesy"
    What's your take on the idea of networking to learn about careers or job leads? If you're like a lot of college students or new college grads, the thought of networking makes you want to gag. A couple of years ago, I interviewed a recent college graduate for an article I was writing on the post-graduation job hunt. I asked the ...
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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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    Evaluate a Healthcare Job Offer

    Evaluate a Healthcare Job Offer
    You've just been offered your first professional job in the real world. You breathe a sigh of relief: The search is over. Unfortunately, it's not. In many ways, the real work, deciding whether this job is really the one for you, is just about to begin. Looking for a job after college is difficult enough. Deciding on a job offer when ...
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    Jump Start Your Healthcare Career By Volunteering

    From a skill-building perspective, unpaid work can be just as valuable as paid work, especially if your volunteer efforts help you develop essential soft skills like communication, teamwork and taking initiative. “Volunteer work speaks volumes to potential employers, and if it’s related to the degree you’re seeking, it can only help,” says Renee Beaupre White, director of career services at Green ...
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    7 Jobs That Make Yours Look Better

    7 Jobs That Make Yours Look Better
    Let's be honest — you hate your job sometimes. It happens to everyone! You're sick and tired of showing up day after day to do the same old thing. Attend to patients. Work on charts. Over and over again. Your measly paycheck just isn’t worth the daily drudgery and never-ending grind. It’s called a job for a reason, but remember, it ...
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