Your resume has caught the eye of a recruiter. That’s great news! They want to schedule an in-person, call, Skype or other type of initial interaction. You need to impress them, no question about it. They are the go-between for you and the hiring company.
You’ll find lots of information on writing a solid resume. It can get tedious and even confusing on what the latest advice is and how you should adapt it to your resume. If you like to keep things simple, here are three easy points to remember about writing and presenting your resume, reminiscent of your grade school days.
This scenario seems to happen more often with applicants who have been part of the job force for many years and either want to move up in their careers or their company goes through restructuring, leaving them without a job. Whatever the case may be, you have worked hard and would be an asset to another company. You don’t want to beg for the job but how do you overcome this obstacle?
Interns can sometimes get a bad rap; on TV, in the news and even at your past companies. There are times when your company can benefit greatly from hiring an intern. With the right person on your team and in your organization, you can have an immediate asset and even one for a future hire.
Mistakes happen. No matter what you do to avoid them, they will happen and all you can do is react appropriately. Hopefully, they can be fixed and you’re able to move on. In some situations, you might have a stellar employee who, for whatever reason, seems to be making the same mistake. You don’t want to cut them loose as they perform well in other areas. How do you help an employee who keeps making mistakes?
You’ve made it! Everyone is congratulating you, but you’re probably wondering, now what? You know you’re supposed to get a job, but how do you find that? Enjoy the feeling of success upon finishing school, and then dig in to landing that great first job. Here are seven steps you can take to help you find gainful employment after school:
Bringing a new team member into your practice is a big step. Whether it is the first hire or a much-needed addition to a growing practice, this person needs to be the right fit, and you hope to find it on the first try. Taking your time is not always an option, here are some things to avoid when hiring a dental hygienist so you can move forward with caring for patients and building your business….
It is always an unsettling thought to realize you could lose your job in the blink of an eye. Whether it is a company going bankrupt, an unstable economy or a mistake you made, a career setback doesn’t have to leave you down for long. Here are four ways to rebound:
Support, in the workplace, can come in many forms. You might have schedule flexibility, the latest and greatest in technology or complete backing with new ideas. In whatever way it is displayed, you’ll be able to spot a leader-supported team from miles away.
Unemployed. Does that word bring up negative feelings when you read it on a resume? Maybe you think of a lazy person or someone who quits jobs for trivial reasons. While that can be the case for some candidates, it is not the norm these days.
If you want to increase productivity, you need to know how and when to rest. Try these three ways to be productive without burning out.
You’ve posted the job, made it easy to read, attractive to potential candidates and yet, no one is finishing their application. What are you doing wrong?
Maybe you’ve heard the rumors about low salaries and high employee turnover rate, but let’s tell the truth: engaged, happy employees rarely leave. There are some instances where pay does affect your employees, but it is not the deciding factor for most. Being unhappy, unappreciated AND underpaid are the main reasons your team members will leave.
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.