It’s no secret that hunting for a job isn’t the most fun activity you can do in your life but it is a necessary one. After sending in your 14th application to an anonymous online job posting, you might be feeling a bit of hopelessness. Is it possible you are going about all this the wrong way? Is there a way to make your job search more productive? Yes, yes, yes. While there is no exact recipe for success, here are some definite job search tactics to avoid…
A new job is a fresh start, a doorway to so many exciting possibilities. On your first day, you probably know to arrive on time, dress appropriately, and take plenty of notes, but here are eight more things to keep in mind for that first day of work (they might be helpful throughout your career as well).
Finding the right person for your open position can feel like an uphill battle sometimes. You have certain requirements outlined on paper and there might be several candidates that check every box, but what about those hard-to-define characteristics, such as reliability? How do you find out more about the person and how they would fit into your organization?
A weekly check-in, daily call, or monthly status-of-the-business meeting are all ways a leader can communicate with their teams. As a leader, are you addressing their concerns or putting them to sleep? Your team needs to know you value their time and appreciate their hard work. Team meetings can be a great time to do that. Here are some important topics to discuss when you call a meeting:
Each year brings about new trends within any given field. From revolutionary technology to procedural changes, you want to be the one in front of the trend, not lagging behind. Nursing is no different. Here are some of the predicted trends for 2018. Various areas within the medical field will see some of these same trends, while others may see them in different ways.
It’s always a good thing to like your job. There will be ups and downs but for the most part, you should end the day feeling as though you accomplished your tasks. Choosing a career in pharmacy will have positive and negative aspects, but it can be very rewarding.
People change jobs more often than they used as job satisfaction is more important to job seekers today. Gone are the days of an employee sticking with a company for a lifetime; that means the onboarding process for HR departments needs to be more effective. Training new employees takes time and money, which can detract from the daily progress of the team.
Each new year brings about the opportunity for fresh ideas, hot trends and innovation. In the medical field, there are several areas worth watching in 2018. The world of pharmaceuticals has seen some major changes in the past couple of months, and this year will be indicative of how these changes will be implemented.
Hiring the right person for your dental office is one of the most important tasks you’ll undertake. By knowing what you need, you’ll save time and money in the long run. The right people can help your practice run like clockwork on a daily basis, keep your patients happy and well-cared for and continue to grow your investment.
Every year we hear about the latest and greatest trends to watch for in all areas of life, and the staffing world is no different. As a hiring specialist, it may not seem important to stay up on all these trends; after all, your job process is pretty much the same, search, search, search, make an offer, and hopefully, hire. By ignoring the trends, however, you might be missing out on some solid ways to improve your process and find some hidden talent.
Just when you might feel like giving up, you get some good news! A potential employer liked your background and would like to contact your references to learn more about you. These references are extremely important in the final selection process. Do you have these readily available? You don’t want to create a delay or appear unprepared.
Are you able to identify the top performers in your company? It’s important to recognize and reward their contributions and regularly communicate with them. Otherwise, they might begin to feel as if you’re taking their dedication for granted. Here are six characteristics of top performers you don’t want to overlook.
In addition to knowing the education requirements for becoming a laboratory technician, it’s important to understand how to succeed in the career. What’s involved? Here are five tips for success.
Do job candidates see your business as just a good place to get them into the workforce? How can you attract the right talent, but avoid the reputation of being a stepping-stone employer? Consider these five key points.
A job interview gives an employer time to learn about you and your qualifications. It also gives you time to show your interest in the role and gain insight on the work culture. At the end of the interview, you’ll probably be asked if you have any questions for the interviewer. Avoid these six questions that might eliminate you from the competition.
Being a dental assistant and helping patients maintain good oral health is rewarding. But how do you keep your career fresh and continue to advance in it?
How do you spot a bad candidate so they don’t become a bad hire? There are red flags you can watch for during the interview. Consider these eight clues before making an offer.
How can you create an eye-catching physical therapy resume? Consider six keys that can take your resume to the top and help you get an interview.
If it’s conducted well, an exit interview can be just as important as interviewing potential job candidates. The feedback you gain can help you retain current top performers and attract new ones.
Some radiologic technologists assist with interventional procedures that are facilitated by imaging technology. In addition to the education and certification requirements, if you develop the top three skills recruiters and hiring managers look for, you’ll become an even more competitive candidate.