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    Returning After a Leave

    So you took some time off from work. People do it all the time, right? Sure, but you've been gone for several weeks on an extended leave. You had legitimate reasons for taking the time, but you're worried about how the absence will affect your career. Here's how to make sure that it doesn't - at least not adversely. h4. Stay ...
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    Re-Enter the Workplace Easily

    Have you been at home and out of the job market for several years, and now want to get a job? That gap in your resume -- whether it's from taking time off to raise your children, tending to a family illness or just getting some R&R -- can be viewed by a potential employer in a positive light. But it's ...
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    Resume Dilemma: How to Handle a Spotty Work History

    In today's economy, you need to carefully present your experience to avoid being seen as unstable. Start by evaluating your situation and determining how bad it really is. If you are panicking about two months of unemployment back in 1984, your job search will probably not be affected. However, if you are dealing with recent periods of unemployment extending for months ...
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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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    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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    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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    The After-50 Career Change

    The After-50 Career Change
    Before turning 50, I couldn't figure out why so many people who reached that milestone made such a big deal of the event. Now that I'm safely past 50, I understand. If there's a single word that describes the difference in my life since I turned 50, it's "adjustment." It seems I'm constantly making adjustments of one sort or another and ...
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    2009 Healthcare Salary Projections

    As 2008 comes to a close, and we embark upon the year 2009, you can rest assured that the healthcare industry will remain a stable and secure place to be. With the nursing shortage still wreaking havoc across the US, and medical students drawn away from primary care and into the arms of specializations, the number of healthcare jobs available will ...
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    7 Job Search Time Wasters and How to Avoid Them

    Looking for a job is, indeed, a full time job. And like any full time job, you probably waste a lot of time either completing tasks, or between them. The difference is, when you’re looking for work, you don’t have a boss to answer to. You are only accountable to yourself — and let’s face it, you kind of favor ...
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    The Best Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs

    The Best Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs
    Struggling to get your foot in the hospital door? Tired of hearing all the great things about job stability in healthcare and not knowing where to start? Thinking of beginning a second career as a healthcare professional? Everyone has to start somewhere, but it can be confusing to know which positions are best when it comes to breaking into a new ...
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    Sizzling Summer Job Search Tips

    Sizzling Summer Job Search Tips
    Are you taking a break from the job search and surrendering to the lazy days of summer? The conventional wisdom is that almost everyone is in vacation mode from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Consequently, many postpone job searching until September. Is this a mistake? Could you be missing opportunities if you take the summer off? We asked the career experts ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Why Work at a Top Hospital

    Why Work at a Top Hospital
    If you've got a serious medical problem, the takeaway from US News & World Report's rankings of hospitals is obvious: For cancer, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is the most likely to offer you effective treatment; for heart trouble, the Cleveland Clinic is number one. But what if you're a nurse or allied healthcare worker, or ...
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    Avoid These 7 Killer Cover Letter Mistakes

    Avoid These 7 Killer Cover Letter Mistakes
    The student's resume was impressive. The formatting was impeccable, the content was excellent, and he did a great job of focusing on accomplishments instead of job duties. If I were an employer, I would have been impressed. Then I looked at his cover letter and imagined the employer tossing that perfect resume into the trash bin. Many college students and recent ...
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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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