How to Use Social Media in Health Care: Q&A with Practicing Physician Kevin Pho

In May we launched a new series! Each month we are interviewing a leading expert who will help you prepare for your future career in health care.
For this month’s Q&A we spoke with Kevin Pho, founder and editor of, a blog that shares stories and insights from those working in the…

TV’s best nurse characters

Certain shows portray nursing much better than others.

Considering a career in nursing? For many, the first exposure they get to the nursing profession is through media depictions of the career on television shows, though these depictions may not be the most accurate. Before heading off to enroll in a nursing program, take a look at a few of the…

Graduation Tips – 7 Interview Questions You May Face

Carrington Graduates

If your graduation is just around the corner, congratulations! You’re about ready to start your career!
You’ve probably already been working with your Carrington College campus Career Services team to develop a striking resume and improve your interview skills. But one of the best things to do…

4 Tips for a Great LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn Network

We recently chatted with Donna Svei, a career search expert and author of the AvidCareerist blog on how to use LinkedIn to your advantage while job searching. Read the full Q&A here.  While LinkedIn alone may not land you the job, recruiters will be searching for you online  to find out as…

3 best health care jobs for 2014

The healthcare industry is expanding rapidly

Employment in the health care industry is increasing rapidly. Thanks to the new health care reform laws, more people are able to afford health insurance, meaning that more people will be turning to doctors, nurses and specialists to treat illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions.
According to…

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile: Q&A with Career Expert Donna Svei

LinkedIn Network

This month we spoke with Donna Svei, a career search expert who specializes in helping job seekers improve their resumes and LinkedIn profiles and started the blog the AvidCareerist.
We all know how fun social media can be but it’s not just a way to share cute photos of baby sloths or tweet…

How to become a registered nurse

Follow these tips for becoming a registered nurse.

Are you thinking about becoming a registered nurse? It’s a smart career move if you want to work in health care – employment for RNs is expected to grow by 26 percent between 2010 and 2020, which is 12 percent faster than average. Registered nurses are primarily responsible for providing and…