Tag: careers

How to Turn Down a Job Offer

With the unemployment rate hovering around 7%, jobs can be hard to come by, regardless of industry. In spite of this, some people still end up in situations where they decide to turn down a job offer. If you find yourself in this position, it’s…

Hiring Nurse Leaders From Within

The world of healthcare is changing rapidly, requiring new thinking and new approaches to succeed in an increasingly competitive and bottom-line driven environment.   Since healthcare is a service-driven industry, people are the critical component in delivering the broad range of services that go…

Nursing Informatics: A Career on the Rise

The frenzy to hire qualified informatics specialists has already begun. The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) estimates that up to 70,000 health informatics specialists will be needed in the next several years – making it safe to say that health information technology (HIT) is…

Strategies for Nurse Retention

Anyone newly licensed or newly employed in a nursing position, especially in a healthcare- related facility, generally experiences either a warm welcome or become bullied from the start. This wide-ranging display of mixed acceptance typically is either caused by uneasiness from thoughts of job…

Would You Lie on Your Resume?

The job market can be ultra-competitive for new graduates. With no experience besides internships or clinical rotations, it’s tempting to embellish your r‚sum‚ to beef it up and make yourself look more impressive. But is it worth it? Not at all, advise two career…

State of Nursing Salaries: 2011

When we tallied the results from our annual salary survey, ADVANCE readers painted a very positive picture about their profession. Overall, salaries rise when nurses earn academic degrees – from BSN to MSN and doctorates – and when RNs achieve national certification in their…

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