The word “budget” doesn’t usually excite most people. In fact, many think of budgets as restrictive. Or they may think of spreadsheets, complicated equations or time consuming number crunching. The good news is that a good budget doesn’t have to involve any of those things.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Sun, 2014-04-20 23:28
Safely soften your laundry -- avoiding toxins and their associated hazards -- and lower your skyhigh stress levels, so common in the nursing profession, at the same time. Rather than using conventional, chemical-laden fabric softener, you can easily make your own aromatherapy version.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-04-18 01:17
Essential oils are a lovely way to scent cleaners, air fresheners, or bath products. Not only do these naturally scented items make us happier, some proponents of aromatherapy believe they make us healthier, too.
Have you been applying for nursing jobs and instead of getting invited for interviews, you’re only hearing crickets? In today’s competitive job market, how you market your education, skills and experience in writing can make or break your job application.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Mon, 2014-04-14 23:20
At home, you may be the point person in your family that keeps track of who needs what test and then books the associated doctor appointments. But when it comes to your own tests, vaccines, and checkups, do you need a helpful nudge to take care of business?
We’re continuing our travel nursing career series with an interview with Miles Mattern, director of recruiting and marketing at Rise Medical Staffing, a travel nurse staffing company that offers nationwide placements. Today he shares information on what he’s looking for when recruiting new travel nurses, what the current job market is like, and he dispels some of the myths associated with traveling.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Mon, 2014-04-14 20:35
As graduation season quickly approaches, it’s time to start focusing on that first job. It’s becoming increasingly difficult for new graduate nurses to find a job in some areas of the country. New nurses can increase their chances of gainful employment after graduation by employing a few key ti
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2014-04-09 18:58
As you know, April is National Minority Health Month, our opportunity to increase public awareness of the health disparities that unfortunately still impact ethnic and minority groups in the American population. Because the theme this year is "Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity," nurses are perfectly poised to take up the banner for highlighting the role of prevention in closing the health disparities gap.
It’s no secret that gym memberships are expensive. It’s also no secret that many people join gyms with good intentions, but end up not going and wasting the monthly fee. You don’t have to break the bank to workout. Here are four easy and accessible ways to get a great workout on a budget.
Have you always dreamed of starting your own business? You don’t have to give up your nursing career or job in order to be a business owner. In fact, many people work full time and run side businesses or “side hustles” to earn extra income, grow their savings or pay off student loan debt.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Fri, 2014-04-04 11:39
So you find out somehow you’ve been victimized by an identity thief. Maybe your bank notified you of an outrageous charge on your account or you receive an email one day from a company thanking you for a purchase you didn't make.
Submitted by Matthew Morris on Thu, 2014-04-03 15:08
Every day, we jump in the scrubs, head to the hospital, and complete the tasks that keep people alive. It's a tough job, and most days it's really, really rewarding. But let's be honest: there are some days when being a nurse is a total drag. Luckily, there are a few tricks you can use to re-motivate and stay cheerful.