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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    7 Common Healthcare Career Myths

    7 Common Healthcare Career Myths
    Whether you're a veteran healthcare worker or just starting out, some long-held myths about the industry can hinder your career or stop you before you even get started. Monster asked healthcare professionals about seven common healthcare career myths. Learn the truth to avoid falling for these fallacies. Myth 1 >> [page] Myth 1: The nursing shortage guarantees me the perfect job ...
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    10 Careers With Real Job Security

    10 Careers With Real Job Security
    Call me a hippie, a new-age weirdo, a The Secret fan (actually, don't call me that), but I believe that when you're looking for a job, it pays to have a positive outlook. Yes, you will get a job! A good one! That pays you money and doesn't tempt you to jump out of a 15th floor window! Most stories about ...
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    Best Paying Jobs with an Associate Degree

    Best Paying Jobs with an Associate Degree
    So many graduates, but...so many jobs. More jobs than ever and more jobs than employers can fill. Each year 500,000 students graduate from community college with associate degrees. One in four is preparing for a job in health. And no wonder: Job growth is predicted to be huge over the next decade. Can An Associate Degree Get You a High-Paying Dream ...
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    Six California Cities: Which Healthcare Economies Are Thriving?

    California's sprawling size and the diversity of its regional health care systems result in care that is organized, delivered, and financed differently throughout the state. As part of its continuing effort to explore this variation, the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) published six regional market reports, providing a first-time, in-depth analysis of six distinct California health care economies. The goal is to ...
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    Red Cross Healthcare Volunteers Help in Disaster Relief

    Red Cross Healthcare Volunteers Help in Disaster Relief
    Healthcare workers who volunteer for American Red Cross disaster-relief assignments say they're motivated by a desire to help people put their lives back together after a catastrophe. These 8,000 volunteers - typically nurses, social workers, emergency medical technicians, counselors, physician assistants and therapists - often leave home on short notice to aid victims of hurricanes, fires, floods and other disasters, wherever ...
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    Volunteer for Your Career

    Volunteer for Your Career
    If ever there were a winning career-development strategy for college students, volunteering is it. Even if you have only a few hours a month to spare, you can make a significant difference for a person or even an entire organization by offering your time and energy to causes that need help but can't pay for it. And best of all, you ...
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    15 Top Hospitals That Are Hiring

    15 Top Hospitals That Are Hiring
    We've all heard about how more people are losing their jobs more than ever before, but there is one industry that has remained untouchable: healthcare. While thousands of people lost their jobs this past November, the healthcare industry actually added over 50,000 positions. As the population ages and new developments emerge, the healthcare industry will continue to grow. This is great ...
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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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    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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    Tips for Finding a Healthcare Career

    Tips for Finding a Healthcare Career
    Although the path to career success is often rocky, if you're smart, you aren't doomed to travel it alone. With the guidance of a mentor, it's easier to stay on course and avoid professional pitfalls. Mentoring relationships are particularly meaningful in healthcare, experts say, where an experienced practitioner can give a personal boost to a new practitioner who is adjusting to ...
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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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    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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    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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