When you gather candidates for a new position, it can be difficult to determine the most efficient way to vet them. Entry-level candidates can be a difficult read during the interview process. In fact, this group of candidates can prove to be difficult to interview. They may be very nervous, especially if this is their first round of job interviews, and they may not be comfortable giving thorough answers or go off track due to being nervous.
You’ve made it through years of school, hours of studying and many late nights worrying about your new career. Now it’s time to start this exciting new chapter of your life, yet you might be a bit unsure of how to get your first job as a nurse. Here are some simple tips for getting your first nursing job, even with no experience.
It is perfectly normal to feel apprehension and nerves when you’re going into a job interview. While these nerves can sometimes be helpful to keep you on your toes, they can be detrimental as well. Keeping your fears in check will benefit you in the job interview process, and here are four tips for doing just that.
As the year comes to a close, the healthcare field is preparing for what the new year will bring. Changes, sometimes good and sometimes bad, mean adapting to what is put in front of you. I the world of medicine, it is critical to stay ahead of the trends.
No matter what business you’re in, customer service is an important aspect of what you provide. The customer-facing part of your team should have extensive training and knowledge on how to provide stellar service to your customers. As the leader of your team, there are ways you can help your employees represent you and your ideals on a daily basis.
It’s an exciting time when you’re up for a job promotion. You’ve worked hard to get to this point and now you want to ace this interview. You aren’t a stranger to interviewing if you already have a job, but in this situation, you will want to stand out as someone who is a top contender for the promotion. Here are some tips:
The truth is, you are simply trying to find the best candidate for your open position. You want someone who fits the necessary skill set as well as someone with loyal intentions who will add to your team. You might not care whether they are an active or passive job seeker, but understanding where they are in their job search will help you approach them effectively.
There is more to medical billing than simply sitting at a computer and typing. It is a rewarding career that you can do, usually from the comfort of your own home. If you are considering a career in medical billing, here are some important skills you should have:
In this digital age, learning the appropriate ways to follow up after a job interview is important. In the past, you were encouraged to send a hand-written note. While that is still acceptable, things can move pretty fast. You want to stay on the radar of the hiring manager, and that means sending the right email, which depends on the type of interview. Here are five guidelines for sending that all-important follow-up email after a job interview.
As a leader, you work daily to maintain a workplace where your team feels safe and secure. You make sure all the training is completed for workplace safety, workplace relationships and even ensure your team has a safe place to voice their concerns without repercussions. But, how do you keep the unknown variables from within or outside your organization from harming your team?
Like most leaders, you are probably short on time in your day, so you might decide to have group meetings. This can be beneficial for team morale, but keep in mind there are several benefits of having one on one meetings with each of your employees.
You might love your job, never want to leave and know your management has no intention of letting you go, so why should you keep up with your resume, professional profiles and networks? For starters, even if you think your job is secure and you love it, you can never be 100 percent sure your job will always be there for you.
After months of searching, interviews and phone calls, you’ve hired a strong candidate. They’ve expressed their desire to be a long-term team member, and you want to get them started on the right foot. Their first week will be more than just a blur of paperwork, introductions and expectations; if you want to achieve success from day one, here are some actions to ensure your new hire becomes the integral member of your team you need them to be.
It might sound like a strange thing to say, but there are legitimate reasons you may want to change jobs. These reasons range from personal to professional and sometimes simply it is about your financial situation.
A positive workplace environment starts with leadership. Whether you have a team of five or 500, the relationship you have with your employees will determine the success of your company. A positive relationship doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll always see eye-to-eye or even like each other all the time, but there will be respect and a long-term feeling of well-being. Try some of these tips to create the kind of encouraging relationship you want to have:
You’re a unique job candidate. Your resume may reflect a background that looks less than perfect, but it has shaped you into the amazing employee are you today. Maybe you’ve had some ups and downs in your work history, but through each one, you’ve learned, gained experience and created a strong network. This type of work history can be hard to portray on a resume, somehow putting some of that on paper doesn’t always seem to look right.
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.