How To Pick The Right Travel Nursing Recruiter

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Nursing is one of the fastest growing professions in the healthcare industry. The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that that there are 2.7 million nurse practitioners in the healthcare industry and the number is expected to grow by 57% in 2020.

Nursing jobs have also been projected to grow quicker than average growth expected among other occupations in the U.S.

Dressing to Impress and How That Can Have a Huge Impact on Your Professional Career

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Taking the time to look your absolute best for your job can create short term and long term benefits for your life.
People who dress professionally and maintain their appearance project confidence, leadership, intelligence and a healthy degree of attractiveness in the eyes of any beholder. Not only are these theories supported by anecdotal evidence but by studies.

4 Benefits to Working Locum Tenens

According to a national survey conducted by Wakefield Research, almost one in four physicians are currently working or have worked as a locum tenens provider, taking advantage of the various benefits the practice alternative provides. What’s more, the findings indicate three out of four physicians are considering taking a locum tenens assignment in the future. Sponsored by CHG Healthcare Services, the study polled 1,000 providers from around the country.

How does a Busy Nurse Juggle the Job and Further Education?

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A master’s degree in nursing can open up career options, increase your earning potential, and enhance your professional reputation. Earning an advanced degree while working, however, isn’t easy. Here are some tips on how you can balance work and higher education.

Growing Career Trends in 2013

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There may come a time when your current line of work just isn’t as rewarding anymore. The economy could have made finding work in your industry almost impossible. It could be that technology has made your job obsolete. If you need to start or find a new career later in life, how do you go about making the switch?

Male Vs. Female Nurses [Infographic]

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As the world changes, there will be an increased need for nurses. Many men shy away from joining the nursing profession due to gender stereotypes. According to the latest statistics, of all of the nurses currently on the job, only 5.8% are men. This means that more than 94% of nurses are women.

The economy is one in which male nurses can have a promising career. Over 700,000 jobs in the industry will be available in the next few years. Men typically earn more than $1,100 per week which is a competitive starting salary in today’s job market.

Compensation for Nurses: Hourly Wages Vs. Salaried

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Depending on your role as a nurse, there are usually several ways you can be reimbursed for the care you perform. For most of us, there are two basic forms of compensation: hourly and salaried. The benefits and detriments of both are varied. However, it is interesting to take a look at differences because you may just find the grass may be greener on the other side.

Why Become a Nurse? [Infographic]

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In 2012 “Nurse” was number 1 in U.S. News Best Jobs of 2012. Nursing is ranked number 1 for new jobs between 2010-2020. In a rocky economy, a career with steady rise of available positions is always attractive. My personal favorite reason why nursing is #1 is that nursing has consistently been ranked as number 1 in honesty and ethical standards by Gallop poll for the past 11 years. I appreciate a profession that’s trustworthy and honest.

Turning a Passion for People into a Rewarding Lifestyle

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Those who have a strong passion for people often look for ways in which they can extend this into other aspects of their life. While it may seem impossible, it’s actually not nearly as difficult to turn a passion for people into a rewarding lifestyle as most people think it is. There’s nothing more important than working a job that you truly feel is important, and many people find that helping others is the best way to go about doing this. Turning a passion for people into an actual career can be very rewarding, and can actually lead to a rather comfortable lifestyle.