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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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    Opportunities in Healthcare for Military Veterans

    Opportunities in Healthcare for Military Veterans
    When it comes to treating patients and using technology, military healthcare workers have been there and done that -- sometimes with missiles flying overhead and supply lines under threat. No wonder medical service personnel have such bright and varied career prospects once they leave the military. h4. Valued Backgrounds In the healthcare job market, where demand continues to outpace supply, the ...
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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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    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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    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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    AllHealthcare Featured Writers

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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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    Use AllHealthcare to Improve Your Job Search

    Use AllHealthcare to Improve Your Job Search
    AllHealthcare's job search capabilities offer more than meets the eye. We can help you find exactly the jobs you are looking for - this article will help you get the most out of your search for healthcare jobs. Seven Ways AllHealthcare Can Boost Your Job Seach Whether you know what you want, or you are haven't found your healthcare career path ...
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    Tips for Working with a Healthcare Recruiter

    Tips for Working with a Healthcare Recruiter
    Working with a professional recruiter, also known as a headhunter, may be just what you need to kick your healthcare job search into high gear. Recruiters know about job openings that aren't widely advertised and can offer sage insight into current hiring trends and salaries for particular positions. But using a recruiter doesn't guarantee you'll easily land a job. Here's how ...
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    Quiz Series: Find Your Healthcare Niche

    Quiz Series: Find Your Healthcare Niche
    Are you interested in a career in the healthcare industry but don't know where to start? Don't fret. AllHealthcare is here to help. We have developed a series of mini-quizzes to assist you in finding the right healthcare job. Jump in and find your healthcare niche!      Radiologic Technologist      Massage Therapist      Physical Therapist      Occupational ...
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    Top 10 Highest Paying Non-Clinical Careers

    Top 10 Highest Paying Non-Clinical Careers
    Most healthcare careers don't involve giving shots and taking temperatures. There are dozens of health careers that are labeled "non-clinical" - those jobs that require both business savvy and healthcare knowledge. Whether you have an Associate degree or a Master's, there is a non-clinical healthcare job that's just right for you. The best thing is that non-clinical careers have great salaries! ...
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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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    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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    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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    When to Target a Lower Position

    When to Target a Lower Position
    Does it ever make sense to take a step down the career ladder? If you can get past that nagging, inborn sense that "going lower" can only be a sign of downward career mobility, the answer is yes. Taking a lesser position can help move your career forward if the job fits into a larger long-term plan. Read on to find ...
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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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    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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    6 Reasons Why You Should Choose Hospital Work

    6 Reasons Why You Should Choose Hospital Work
    While previous generations of health professionals were destined to spend their entire careers working in hospitals, today's healthcare employees have abundant workplace options. So why should healthcare workers choose hospitals? Industry insiders share six good reasons: A Sense of Pride >> [page] A Sense of Pride While the demands and stresses of hospital work are many, so are the rewards that ...
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    Should I Apply If I Don't Meet the Qualifications?

    Should I Apply If I Don't Meet the Qualifications?
    You've discovered an exciting internship or entry-level health care job and would like to apply. But should you bother, even if you don't have exactly what the ad outlines? With few exceptions, send your resume anyway. Here's why: The Job Listing Describes the Perfect Candidate, Not the Probable One When employers write job ads, they list the qualifications of the ideal ...
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    Nonverbal Communications: Escape the Pitfalls

    Nonverbal Communications: Escape the Pitfalls
    It begins even before you say your first word in an interview. As the interviewer walks toward you to shake hands, an opinion is already being formed. And as you sit waiting to spew out your answers to questions you've prepared for, you are already being judged by your appearance, posture, smile or your nervous look. Look back at speakers or ...
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