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Your Guide To Getting Out Out Of A Career Rut (Or, How To Get More Responsibilities At Work)

Is there anyone in your office who’d willingly do the same thing, day in, day out for years?<p>No one, I bet.<p>But that’s exactly what happens to many …

10 reasons companies should hire military veterans

A number of Quora users responded to the question "What are the advantages of hiring someone who has been in the U.S. Military?" Of the responders, retired Marine sergeant and current hiring manager Jon Davis outlined ten key reasons employers should hire military veterans.<p>We have summarized his …

T-shirt company giving life-changing opportunities to America's heroes

Thousands of vets are jobless and homeless in the U.S. The White House says the number of homeless veterans is down 36 percent since 2010, yet nearly …

Homelessness

How You Can Pay Veterans Back With a Job

Switching industries can be hard for anyone, but for post 9/11 veterans returning to the workforce after deployment, it can be particularly …

Veterans continue to get jobs in the federal government

The Obama administration last year continued its seven-year-old commitment to bringing veterans into the federal government, with former service members making up 44 percent of all full-time hires.<p>The largest share of veterans joined the Air Force, where they made up 62.1 percent of new employees …

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Your must-read guide to preparing for a job interview — helpful tips, tricks and more

You polished up your resume, cranked out a cover letter, applied for that dream job — and snagged yourself an interview. Nice.<p>Now it's time to …

Eight ‘booby trap’ interview questions (and how to answer them)

Job interviews are largely predictable affairs. And, as Hillary Clinton proved just this week, thorough preparation for what you might be asked can make you stand out a mile ahead of, say, blathering and incoherent chancers.<p>Yet while it’s possible to guess many of the stock interview questions, …

Employment

Why 70,000 Americans Die Needlessly In Hospitals Each Year

<i>Dr.</i> <i>Donald Berwick</i> <i>contributed significantly to this article.</i><p>Sepsis kills more than 210,000 Americans each year, equal to the population of Rochester, New York.<p>Sepsis is a bloodstream infection that can start from something as simple as an insect bite or a bladder infection. It kills nearly a third …

Reduce Stress for Nurses with a Healthy Workplace Culture

<b>By: Catherine Conlan</b><p>Nurses have a tough job, no matter where they work. Yet a toxic workplace culture can make it especially difficult for nurses to …

The Two Questions Only the Best Job Candidates Can Answer

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 Questions Your LinkedIn Profile Must Answer In 10 Seconds

When a recruiter or hiring manager conducts a search on the vast LinkedIn user database, they’re not browsing LinkedIn for fun. They’ve got a position they’re trying to fill, or more than one. They’re all business!<p>When they come across your LinkedIn profile in their searching, there are certain …

Employment

Never put these things on your résumé

On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com — so they don't have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" decision.<p>If you want to pass that test, you …

20 ridiculous skills you should never include on your resume

You might be well-versed in Microsoft Office or consider yourself social media savvy, but are you proficient in dodging potholes? And do you really …

10 Ways to Recover From a Job Interview Stumble

Job interviews are nerve-racking for even the most polished candidates and it’s all too easy to succumb to foot-in-mouth disease. Among the worst …

5 Things You Don’t Know About Nurses

Nursing is not a low-paid job.<p>If your picture of nursing and nurses was formed by watching medical dramas on TV, you probably wouldn’t recognize a …

MakerNurse Is Tapping Grassroots Innovation To Improve Patient Care

Cofounder Anna Young is empowering health care professionals to flex their maker-movement muscles–with wonderful results.<p>Anna Young helps nurses get creative when treating their patients. In the last year, she’s set up two “maker-spaces” inside hospitals and she’s continued to document nurse-made …

A Nurse's Guide to ER Survival

It's been nearly three years since my last nursing shift in the ER, yet I still think of myself as a nurse. Being a nurse is a bit like being Catholic. Once a nurse, always a nurse, even if you're no longer practicing. I guess that makes sense. I was only twenty when I joined the profession and …

10 Ways to Help Nurses Improve Patient Satisfaction

Improving patient satisfaction is a financial imperative. Nurses are on the frontline of patient interaction and can make or break the patient …

Track Down

21 Tumblr Posts About Being A Nurse That Are Way Too Real

*goes to bathroom for luxurious 30-second rest*

Job-Seeking Nurses Face Higher Hurdle as Hospitals Require More-Advanced Degrees

Growing demand for bachelor’s degrees comes partly in response to increasingly complex health-care system<p>Megan Goodman was a dean’s list student at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences who served on two student nursing boards before she earned her associate degree in nursing in May.<p>Since then, …

Health Care

Why I love my nursing job: a personal look at the profession

<b>Linda Phillips</b><p><b>Community learning disability nurse in Llanelli, Wales</b><p>In 2012, Phillips was awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse for her commitment to excellent patient care. She manages a caseload of people who have a learning disability and additional health needs.<p>“I have always had an interest in …

Physiology

The No. 1 Secret To Career Success

Let’s get right to your answer: The secret to your success is to remember what you should be doing, and to actually do it. If this sounds insanely obvious, let me ask you: Day after day, even when it gets hard, are you doing the right things?<p>Most people don’t. Most people try to be smarter or …

Thought Leadership

Career Tips For New Graduates And The Companies That Hire Them

It’s graduation season; congrats to all the new graduates and welcome to the world of work!<p>Graduates, I know that just starting out and earning your own way can be challenging. The job market isn’t perfect and maybe you’re not starting in the exact role you want. Don’t despair. Even though you are …

Employment

Manifest Your Dream Career (Guided Audio Meditation)

So far in my career, I've taught 1500 students. Just one year left to go in their high school career, I focused our final projects on helping them follow their bliss into a dream career, whether that is the astronomical entrepreneurial path like that of Elon Musk or diving into the intricacies of …