Guest Blogger: Joe Whyte 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. Dr. Frank Bernieri, an associate professor of psychology at Oregon State University, recently … [Read more...] about Dressing to Impress and How That Can Have a Huge Impact on Your Professional Career
Whenever I’m asked to define a unique trait or some sort of trivia about myself I seem to always forget one of the the most interesting conversation starters I have: My Husband Took My Last Name. It’s funny because when I tell people this I can never quite predict what type of response people will have. The type of response usually depends on the amount of time that person has known me, but they are all interesting and worthy of remembering. I remember when my husband and I were getting married … [Read more...] about My Husband Took My Last Name
Every time you go to the hospital, you've probably noticed that while not everyone is wearing the same pattern, they're often all wearing scrubs. You may ask: Why are nursing uniforms scrubs? Sometimes, even the non-clinical employees wear them. So why is it that hospitals usually have policies stating that nurses must wear scrubs? Nursing Uniforms Scrubs While the scrubs nurse's wear in a hospital might look like any other employee, many healthcare organizations make efforts to ensure that … [Read more...] about Why Are Nursing Uniforms Scrubs?
Even though white starched caps and dresses are a matter of nursing history, the media still commonly portrays nurses in these uniforms. This makes sense if you think about it. A nurse wearing regular scrubs of any generic color might be mistaken for a doctor, respiratory, therapist, or maybe even an aide or housekeeping. So when Hollywood wants a viewer to instantly identify a person as a nurse, they put them in a white button up dress and crisp white cap. I know that many do not share my … [Read more...] about From White to Blue: Nursing Uniforms Evolve
If there is one thing every nurse needs it's a good pair of shoes. Finding the best shoes for nurses should be the goal of any nurse who spends 12 hours shifts on his/her feet. But it's not just about a comfortable pair of nursing shoes, but also a stylish and functional pair that could trick your feet into thinking they haven't been working long 12 hour shifts. You know, super-awesome nursing shoes that don't really look like nurses shoes, and that your feet practically thank you for wearing. … [Read more...] about Best Shoes for Nurses: Timberland PRO Renova Professional Footwear Review
What is a nerd? One definition is an intelligent but single-minded expert in a particular technical field or profession. Others may say it’s a boring or unpopular person. Are Bill Gates and Michael Dell unpopular today? Technology and Nerds Most technological advances have been made by people called “nerds”. In the old days they may have been called “geniuses”. Take for example Sir Isaac Newton as some of his notable contributions include inventing calculus, explaining "universal … [Read more...] about Nerdy Scrubs: Where Technology and Uniforms Merge
By: Nitin Ajwani (Guest Blogger) Changing Trends in Nursing Scrubs Today many health specialists, especially nurses, are featured with a solitary work wear throughout the medical wards in the hospitals and various clinics. In the beginning of 80's, the nursing scrubs were almost always a simple white dress. Previously, a nurses dress code may have been the standard apparel of white top, skirt and cap. This type of dress was particularly common to many health professionals before the … [Read more...] about Quick Glance at the Changing Trends in Nursing Scrubs