Submitted by Minority Nurse Staff on Thu, 2014-09-18 18:02
The Internet has had a significant impact on every aspect of the job market, with career websites becoming the first places people turn to both look for employment opportunities and research in preparation for a job application. The health care profession is no exception to this, with nurses and other health care professionals using the Web as a crucial source of information as well as a means of pursuing new opportunities to advance their career.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Tue, 2014-09-16 16:00
Are you getting enough antioxidants in your diet? We know that it’s important for nurses to set an example when it comes to healthy eating, and that means making good food choices even if we have a busy schedule.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-09-12 00:06
As a nurse, you probably have an opportunity to fine-tune -- or even overhaul -- your personal ergonomics at work. You have more control over the furniture and accessories you use with technology than you'd suspect.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Thu, 2014-09-11 22:32
If you’re like most people you loathe the word budget. It’s the equivalent of a four-letter word to some, but in many cases it’s a necessary evil to reach financial goals. Budgeting doesn’t have to be dreadful but can be easy!
Submitted by Minority Nurse Staff on Tue, 2014-09-09 15:07
Embarking on a career as a nurse marks a deep commitment to help people in need. Putting other people first can become a habit, however, to the point where nurses fail to think about their own needs, and this is particularly true in the case of new nurses who haven’t yet learned the coping skill
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Fri, 2014-09-05 17:21
You know about benefits – the health insurance, vacation time, holiday time, and tuition reimbursement (among other things) that can potentially add thousands of dollars to the value of your job offer.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Fri, 2014-09-05 16:21
There's nothing like that huge relief when the call from human resources says “You've got the job!” After the long application and interview process, you finally feel a sense of accomplishment and you're ready to just shout, “Yes! I'll take it!”
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Sun, 2014-08-31 23:48
Does your workplace have coworkers who complain constantly, fail to pull their weight or behave as drama mamas? You are not alone. Dysfunctional employees are everywhere and they can make the workday extra stressful.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Tue, 2014-08-26 21:03
Your job-related stress can affect your patients, colleagues and loved ones, so getting it under control should be a high priority. The first step is to admit to being stressed. If you find yourself dreading going to work, ask yourself: How well am I managing my stress?
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Tue, 2014-08-26 16:55
Have you been working for a company awhile but would like to move up the ladder or on to another unit? Career changers can often find opportunities within their current company instead of having to start afresh.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-08-22 15:40
Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs), such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis, are common in the healthcare workplace. Though not life threatening, RSIs are a painful and potentially disabling health hazard.
Submitted by Marc Laughton on Thu, 2014-08-21 22:16
For those of us longing to break away from the daily grind and reconnect with nature, hiking and camping can be a way to revisit youth, revisit the earth, and remember how to get along without the little luxuries of city life.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2014-08-13 22:44
Nurses have a love/hate relationship with sleep – love it when you can get it, hate it when you have to struggle to stay awake during a 10-hour workday or a graveyard shift. Here's the latest news on how you can catch more restful shut-eye, starting tonight.