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Big Job Reference Myths Revealed r Job Search
Big Job Reference Myths Revealed What will your former boss actually say about you? By Jeff Shane for HealthCallings.com Thinking about your prospects for landing that new…  continue »
Top 10 Cities For Nurse Practitioner Jobs
Top 10 Cities For Nurse Practitioner Jobs Consider the following rankings of top ten cities for nurse practitioner jobs based on salary and demand. By Angela Rose for…  continue »
Highest Satisfied Physician Specialties
Highest Satisfied Physician Specialties Physicians would choose their specialty all over again By HEALTHeCAREERS.com During the frenzied days of medical school, internship, and residency, newly minted…  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 »

Top 4 Work-At-Home Healthcare Jobs

Top 4 Work-At-Home Healthcare Jobs
Check out four careers that are changing the way people think about jobs in healthcare. By Holly Johnson for HEALTHeCAREERS.com When you’re considering a career in the healthcare industry, it’s easy to assume that they all require your physical presence. After all, it’s easy to think of only the traditional healthcare jobs that have been around for decades. You know the ones—nurses making the rounds in a hospital ward or clinic, doctors seeing patients in their office, and administrative professionals manning the…  continue »

Don’t Be Fooled By 5 Outdated Job Search Strategies

Don't Be Fooled By 5 Outdated Job Search Strategies
Avoid five outdated job search tactics. By Angela Rose for HealthCallings.com Times change—and so do job search tactics. What may have been necessary or effective a decade ago could now hinder your chances of landing that next healthcare or medical job. Consider the following outdated approaches to avoid if you want to improve the probability of securing a new position. 1. Postponing the job search until you’re laid off or fed up. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), the average…  continue »

How To Disclose A Bad Employment History

How To Disclose A Bad Employment History
Tactful, honest, and positive explanations can easily overcome a few blemishes in any job history. By HealthCallings.com Applying for a job in the healthcare industry is exciting, but it can also be incredibly stressful. Though the economy is getting stronger by the day—according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a majority of metro areas’ employment rates are up and unemployment rates are down—it’s still important for applicants to showcase a strong resume and diverse skill set. If there are any…  continue »

Job Interview Cheat Sheet: Hiring Managers

Job Interview Cheat Sheet: Hiring Managers
Five ways to impress the hiring manager during your job interview By HEALTHeCAREERS.com Your resume may get you the job interview, but impressing the hiring manager is the only way to land the job. Oftentimes, highly qualified candidates fail their job interviews without even knowing why. In healthcare, it is important to understand that the attributes a hiring manager looks for during the interview may be very different from what a hiring manager would look for outside the medical field. Healthcare hiring…  continue »

Job Interview Guide To 5 Types Of Interviewers

Job Interview Guide To 5 Types Of Interviewers ord Issue
Tackle any interview scenario by familiarizing yourself with five of the most common interviewer archetypes. By HealthCallings.com If you’ve spent much time looking over some of the job search literature that’s out there today, you’d probably assume that all interviewers are exactly the same. In reality, this misguided assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. While many interviews do follow roughly the same format, there are actually as many different types of interviewers are there people in the world. Personality and interview style…  continue »

Return To The Healthcare Workforce After A Long Break

Return To The Healthcare Workforce After A Long Break
Prepare to downplay your hiatus by developing a strong job search strategy. By HealthCallings.com For today’s healthcare employees, it seems that change may be the only constant. According to the results of a survey that was published in the Occupational Outlook Quarterly, most workers can expect to switch jobs an average of seven to ten times over the course of their career. In other words, for most of us, when it comes to charting out our professional paths, career change is likely…  continue »

4 Emerging Job Search Trends In 2014

4 Emerging Job Search Trends In 2014
Consider four emerging job search trends to increase your prospects of landing a new job. By Angela Rose for HEALTHeCAREERS.com The healthcare job market is continually evolving. As the demand for qualified professionals grows, employers and recruiters have been seeking more efficient and effective ways to connect with candidates. Job seekers have changed their approach in return, from the information they include on their resumes to the tools they use to build their personal brand. Consider the following emerging job search trends…  continue »

3 Top Myths Of Salary Negotiations

3 Top Myths Of Salary Negotiations
Stop believing in three salary negotiation myths. By HEALTHeCAREERS.com So you’ve gotten a job offer for a general position in a healthcare facility, but there’s a catch—they want YOU to tell them what you think you should make. This question scares even the most highly educated executives and often causes people to turn down job offers out of this fear. This fear is driven by a myth that salary negotiation is a trick method used by companies to weed out those who…  continue »

5 Common And Repeated Job Search Blunders

5 Common And Repeated Job Search Mistakes To Avoid
Stop wasting valuable time by avoiding five job search errors. By Angela Rose for HealthCallings.com Healthcare professionals in job search can avoid mistakes if they will just do the little bit of extra preparation it takes to perform better. Most job seekers don’t do certain things that are fundamental during the application process that can screen them out before they are screened in. To increase your chances of getting the job, avoid these five job search errors. 1. You are spending time on…  continue »

Top Job Hunting Strategies For The Older Job Seeker

Top Job Hunting Strategies For The Older Job Seeker
Job search savvy for older candidates: tips and hints for the 50+ crowd By HealthCallings.com Job seekers older than 50 years old have a whole host of reasons for diving back into the employment market. Some are ready to put their accumulated experience to work in a new role, while others want to do more personally meaningful work. A few empty nesters are returning to a career after decades of child-rearing, and others may want to shift gears as they begin to…  continue »