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5 Important Things to Know about the Nursing Industry

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An article by contributor Dixie Somers. If you find yourself feeling an intense calling or need to be in a particular career field or job, you should count yourself lucky. Nurses tend to be people who experience this feeling. If you are a person with a strong feeling to help other people, a keen intellect and an aggressive work ethic, you might find a rewarding career as a nurse. Nurses find the job fulfilling, but they will be the first to tell you it is not an easy job. Here are some things you need to know about working as nurse … / Read more »




Top Things You Should Consider If You Want To Work In Healthcare

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An article by UK based contributor Sam Gatt. When you are in college, you naturally begin to think about what it is that you would like to do with your life. While this can seem like a monumental question, it is really quite a simple matter to carry out. All you need to do is ask yourself what you think your key strengths and abilities are. Everybody has particular affinity for a certain kind of work, or a certain set of skills which could be put to use. Now is a good time to start figuring out what yours are. It … / Read more »




Moving On: Networking Tips for Navigating a Career in Healthcare

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Moving On Networking Tips for Navigating a Career in Healthcare

An article by contributor Brooke Chaplan. The health care industry provides plenty of career opportunities for students, but competition is fierce and jobs get picked up fast. To be successful, health care students need to start networking early in their career to land the best jobs. Seek Internships The first step in establishing a career and building a solid network is through professional internships. These unique opportunities will allow students to acquire the contacts and experiences needed to succeed on the job. Even though they may not directly result in employment, internships also may pave the way for useful references … / Read more »




Career as a Rehabilitation Counselor

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A career as a rehabilitation counselor may not seem glamorous, but it is one of the most rewarding careers in health care and social services. If you’ve never heard of a rehabilitation counselor, then you’re not alone. These particular counselors specialize in helping individuals with disabilities learn techniques for living independently. Rehabilitation Counselor – An Overview What does a rehabilitation counselor actually do? By definition, a rehabilitation counselor is someone who works with patients with disabilities live independent lives. Their patients include individuals with physical and mental disabilities, and can also include patients with developmental or emotional disabilities that prevent … / Read more »




7 Jobs Where You Can Wear Scrubs to Work

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Scrubs are fun, relaxing work attire. These outfits come in a variety of colors and styles that allow you to express your inner self. And the bonus is they are super comfortable to sport when you are on the job. So what type of work do you need to do in order to wear scrubs? Let’s take a look at a few jobs you can wear scrubs to work at. 1 . Nursing What they do: Nurses are caregivers at heart who engage in a variety of patient care tasks. Their job includes taking care of patient needs, performing physical exams, … / Read more »