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How To Pick The Right Travel Nursing Recruiter

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

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?

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.

Male Vs. Female Nurses [Infographic]

Male Vs. Female Nurses Infographic

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

Compensation for Nurses: Hourly Wages Vs. Salaried

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]

nurse inforgraphic

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.

Nursing: One of the Top Unhappiest Jobs

It’s interesting to note that the dissatisfaction among nurses does not stem form the labor of nursing itself, but rather the politics involved with working in healthcare. “

Nurses cited compensation, growth opportunities, and workplace culture as the three things they are most dissatisfied with.

“Nurses . . . have more issues with the culture of their workplaces, the people they work with and the person they work for,” Golledge says. “The factors driving the unhappiness tell different stories for these two jobs.”

Amazon.com Will Pay for You to Go to Nursing School

Just a few short days ago, Amazon had an open letter to their customers discussing the Amazon Career Choice Program. It’s really uplifting to hear of a company that supports their employees by more than jus giving them a paycheck. There is more to a job than just getting a paycheck. In order to be truly happy at your work, you must be fulfilled.

Amazon.com understands that not every employee who is on staff has the intention of staying there forever. But rather than punish them for having the desire to grown, learn, and better themselves, Amazon will pay for it!

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