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Why Working with an Agency is a Smart Idea

Jul 16, 2018 12:27:02 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, New Job, Job Search

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Perhaps one of your greatest achievements was receiving your license. But as the years go by, you may be questioning your current position. You are not alone. For nurses specifically, a 2017 survey showed that almost half of nurses are ready to make a shift in their careers. However, searching for a new position can feel isolating, scary and overwhelming.

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Great Summer Reads for Nurses

Jul 9, 2018 3:00:32 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Summer

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It's summertime! Whether you are relaxing on a deck, in a hammock, by the lake, on the beach or simply in the comfort of your own home, summer is the perfect time to enjoy a good book! With so many books to choose from and so little free time, we put together a list of our top recommendations for nurses.

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Determining the Best Physical Therapy Career for You

Jun 7, 2018 2:43:58 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Physical Therapist, Career Advice, Job Search

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Whether you’re a PT student, new grad or an experienced PT looking to make a career switch, choosing the right PT setting and specialty may seem overwhelming. Even for experienced PT professionals, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-in-day-out crunch of your job and forget that there are more options available to you out there. The variations of practice settings, specialties and diversity of patients in the field of physical therapy are often unrecognized.

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Quick Tips for Improving the Patient Experience

May 10, 2018 9:36:54 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Career Advice

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There is a reason Gallup Inc. ranks nursing as the most trusted, honest and ethical profession in the country. After all, patients, and their family and friends, see you as their main point of contact for healthcare insight and support. Earning and maintaining that trust goes beyond delivering quality care. It also depends on building positive relationships with those you come in contact with. Here are six “real life” tips to keep in mind when dealing with patients to help make those relationships stronger.

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Warning Signs It’s Time for a New Nursing Job

Apr 24, 2018 11:06:32 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Career Advice, New Job, Job Search

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There are few careers as meaningful or important to society than being a nurse. It is a rewarding, gratifying job that allows you to make a difference in patient’s lives.

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Money Management Tips for Nurses

Apr 19, 2018 4:02:58 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Goals, Finances

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As a nurse, you are typically busy taking care of everyone else. It’s critical to take a moment to make sure you are taking care of yourself--especially your financial future.

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How to Be a Per Diem Rock Star

Apr 16, 2018 3:40:31 PM / by General Healthcare Resources

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As a per diem employee, there are small but effective ways you can easily make a positive influence on your unit in a short period of time. Even while on the most short-term jobs, client companies are impressed by per diem employees who treat their assignment as a full-time job. Here are the steps you can take to establish an excellent reputation for yourself as a per diem worker.

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The Top Five Apps Every Nurse Should Have

Apr 13, 2018 9:09:00 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Nursing, Career Advice

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There is a wealth of knowledge and technology right in your back pocket. We’ve chosen our top five favorite mobile applications that are must-haves for nurses. They are sure to make your life easier and healthier!

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The Per Diem Path to Your Next RN Job

Apr 12, 2018 1:42:00 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Career Advice, New Job, Job Search

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If you’re reading this, it’s probably time.

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Top Paying Nursing Specialties

Apr 12, 2018 11:14:33 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Compensation, Career Advice, New Job, Job Search

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Being a registered nurse is a rewarding career path with a median annual salary of $68.45. However, if you're looking to advance your career and thrive, consider earning additional certifications, obtaining advanced degrees and developing skills within a specialized area of nursing. Not only can advancing your skillsets potentially help you increase your earnings but it can also help you qualify for positions within prestigious healthcare organizations.

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