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

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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…

What health care professionals need to know about marathons

An increasing number of people in the United States are hoping to complete a marathon. Since 1990, the number of marathon finishers per year has more than doubled, and the number of marathons with over a thousand finishers has nearly quadrupled.1 Marathons attract a large community of runners…

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…

Study tips for aspiring medical assistants

As you prepare to take the certified medical assistant exam, use these study tips.

As you near the end of your medical assisting program, it’s time to start studying for the certified medical assistant exam offered by the American Association of Medical Students. While you don’t necessarily have to be certified in order to get hired, employers are more inclined to give you a…

Pharmacists play a pivotal role in patients’ recovery

Pharmacists play an important role in keeping us healthy

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a powerful way to recover from or avoid chronic illnesses. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, it is much more cost-effective to prevent chronic diseases than to treat them after they occur. In fact most chronic diseases could be…

How pets help people with depression

Pets can help people with depression

Every animal lover and pet owner understands the bond that is created when a furry friend enters their life. Many people consider their pets part of their family, and spare no expense making sure the animals are happy and healthy. That’s where veterinarians, vet techs and veterinary assistants…