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Job Search Pet Peeves
Job Search Pet Peeves: How Job Seekers And Recruiters Make A Bad Impression On Each Other! By HEALTHeCAREERS.com We’ve conducted an informal poll and found some of the pet peeves that job seekers have about recruiters and…  continue »
How Interview-Savvy Applicants Wow The Hiring Manager
How Interview-Savvy Applicants Wow The Hiring Manager Consider the following five ways in which successful candidates set themselves apart during a job interview. By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com Every…  continue »
Developing Job Search Trends In 2014
Developing Job Search Trends In 2014 Consider five evolving hiring trends that increase your prospects of landing a new job. By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com The healthcare job…  continue »

Big Resume Mistakes That HR Experts See

Big Resume Mistakes That HR Experts See - Health Callings Jobs
Human resource leaders share their experience of the mistakes they’ve come across in candidates’ resumes. By Angela Rose for HealthCallings.com In the search for a new healthcare job, making a good impression begins with your resume. Unfortunately, far too many professionals submit documents with mistakes that lead to automatic rejection—including typos, generic templates, missing skills and dates of employment, and inappropriate email addresses, among others. While a little common sense and careful proofreading is enough to eliminate most of these egregious blunders,…  continue »

What Employers Want To See On Your Resume

What Do Employers Want To See On Your Resume - HealthCallings Jobs
Employers generally spend less than 30 seconds reviewing a resume. By HealthCallings.com Recruiters were asked what makes a resume stand out. They jokingly responded: You’re assuming I actually get a chance to read resumes. Someone who went to my alma mater. Not that I’m biased. Jokes aside, what do hiring managers actually want to see? And on the other hand, what makes them throw a resume away? What do they secretly think when they see your resume? A resume is still the backbone of how you…  continue »

Healthcare Female Jobs Booming And Attracting Men

Healthcare Female Jobs Booming And Attracting Men
By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com Rosie may have riveted during World War II, but it’s the men who are doing much of today’s gender-role busting. According to The New York Times, the last decade has seen more of them pursing jobs—from nursing to secretarial positions—traditionally held by women. In fact, census data analysis conducted by the publication found that primarily female occupations accounted for nearly 30 percent of all job growth for men from 2000 to 2010. As one of the fastest…  continue »

5 Budding Nurse Professions On The Rise

5 Budding Nurse Professions On The Rise
By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com Nursing is a popular and essential healthcare field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were more than 2.7 million employed registered nurses (RNs) in 2012. That’s significantly more than the 691,400 physicians and surgeons working in healthcare the same year. Even better, the BLS expects the number of RN jobs to increase 19 percent between 2012 and 2022. While operating room RN, case manager RN, general medicine RN, and general surgery RN jobs…  continue »

Highest Paying Biotechnology Jobs 2014

Highest Paying Biotechnology Jobs 2014
By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com Biotechnology is essential to our modern world and has many uses and applications in the medical and healthcare industry. According to the Biotechnology Industry Organization, it is responsible for providing the products and technologies necessary to combat disease, protect environmental resources, and feed and fuel civilizations. This includes more than 250 biotechnology healthcare products and vaccines as well as the agricultural biotechnology used by more than 13.3 million farmers around the world. Within the industry, science,…  continue »

What Employers Are Looking For When They Hire

What Employers Are Looking For When They Hire
Convince the employer that you are the best candidate for the job. By Angela Rose for HealthCallings.com Any healthcare professional in need of a new position must persuade a hiring manager that he or she is the best possible candidate for the job. To do that, you must satisfy the five items on the employer’s checklist. 1. You have the required education and credentials. Because licensing and certification may be required for certain careers, most healthcare organizations will only hire professionals who have completed…  continue »

Avoid 5 Outdated Job Search Rules

Avoid 5 Outdated Job Search Rules
By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com Healthcare has changed substantially in the last 50 years. Thanks to better preventative measures, medicines and treatments, average life expectancy in the U.S. has increased from 69.9 years in 1963 to 78.7 years today. Research continues at a brisk pace despite a rather sluggish economy, and the Affordable Care Act enables as many as 50 million new patients to access essential healthcare services. As time moves on, so do job search rules. Many still commonly touted as…  continue »

Top 5 Fast Growing Healthcare Jobs

Top 5 Fast Growing Healthcare Jobs
Even in the worst of times, five healthcare careers have the strongest economic growth potential. By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com Healthcare jobs, on average, do better than most–in the best of times and in the worst of times. Since the latter sums up the current economic climate, it’s no surprise that with the never-ending jobless struggles, even the once unshakeable allied health careers now fight to remain stable. However, stalwart professions are still out there; these include positions that barely skip a…  continue »

Most Critical Job Search Phase: Uncover The Needs Of The Employer

Most Critical Job Search Phase: Uncover The Needs Of The Employer
Research the employer: Check out who you want to work for By HealthCallings.com A career in the healthcare industry can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Not only will a medical job provide professionals with an excellent chance to broaden their horizons through the people that they meet, there are always opportunities for growth and advancement within every niche of the industry, whether you choose a medical assistant job, a physical therapy job, or any one of the other dozens of possibilities available.…  continue »

5 Tips To Ace The Panel Job Interview

5 Tips to Ace the Panel Job Interview
Expert provides advice to help job candidates feel more in control of the process while facing a group of interviewers. By Laura Smith-Proulx, Executive Resume Writer Had a call for a panel or group interview recently? While you might be thrilled to make it to this stage of the hiring process, the mere thought of fielding not just one, but a whole TEAM of interviewers can be enough to put your stomach in knots. However, the reason most employers conduct panel interviews isn’t to…  continue »

Conquering The Phone Interview: 4 Simple Tips

Conquering The Phone Interview: 4 Simple Tips
Following these four tips will help healthcare job seekers master the phone interview. By HEALTHeCAREERS.com Over the past few years, the process of getting a job in the healthcare field has undergone some changes. The modern job interview process has become a multi-step system that may require potential applicants to interview by phone. Based on CDC statistics, currently there are more than 18 million people employed in the healthcare industry and that number will continue to grow. As the number of healthcare-related…  continue »

Cover Letters: Wow The Employer In 30 Seconds Or Less

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Catch the hiring manager’s eye with an unforgettable cover letter. By HealthCallings.com It may be hard to believe, but you could change the course of your entire career in less time than it takes to sit through a single television commercial. In fact, according to Dr. Derek Chapman, professor of industrial organization and psychology at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, it often takes less than ten seconds for employers to decide whether your cover letter is a keeper. The stakes…  continue »