4 tips for staying awake on the job

Healthcare Worker Stress

If you’re pursuing a nursing career, chances are you’ll have to work a night shift every now and then. While it’s important to stay awake and alert no matter what job you do, when you work in health care it is critical because you are responsible for the well-being of patients.1 To make sure you…

Reduction in medical costs likely to continue

The cost of health care appears to be on a downward trend, according to a new report.

A new report revealed that the downward shift in medical costs in the United States is more likely a trend than an apparition, and an increasing number of people taking advantage of this more affordable health care system could mean more jobs for those pursuing a nursing career or medical…

Volunteering makes you more employable

Volunteering at an animal shelter could improve your employability.

Whether you are nearing the completion of your veterinary technology program or just beginning school, it may be a good idea to slip in some volunteer work alongside your studies. According to the 2013 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey, skills-based volunteering can give you an edge when it comes…

New report from the ADA analyzes present and future of dental profession

A new report from the ADA could spell big changes in the dentistry profession.

The dental profession in the United States is in the midst of a radical transition, according to a recent report from the American Dental Association, titled, A Profession in Transition: Key Forces Reshaping the Dental Landscape.1
The report was part of the ADA’s 2015-2020 strategic plan…

What If I Don’t Enjoy My First Job?

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As exciting as any new job may be, you need to be aware that there is always a chance that the new position you land may not be quite the right fit. It’s not just something that occurs in health care, this happens at some point in most peoples’ professional lives. The job might not be what you…

The 4 best low-stress jobs of 2013

Check out some of the most low-stress jobs for 2013.

Who doesn’t dream of having a well-paying job that’s low stress? While you certainly can’t expect to get paid for doing nothing, there are plenty of careers that will allow you to bring home a paycheck without dreading going to work each day. Check out these low-stress jobs as you choose a…

Where to find state dental assisting requirements

Check these websites to see the dental assisting requirements in your state.

If you are nearing the end of dental assistant school, it’s time to start thinking about finding employment. Like any health care career, the requirements to become a dental assistant change from year to year as new discoveries and regulations are made. In addition, requirements for becoming a…