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…

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…

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…

As of Nov.1, 2013, a new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) was instituted for anyone hoping to become a certified pharmacy technician. The test is administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB),which “advocates for a single national standard for pharmacy…

No matter your career path, whether you want to go into medical assisting or would prefer a job in pharmacy technology, the nonverbal cues that you give will have an impact on your success. Also known as body language, nonverbal cues can often be just as impactful or even more so than the words…

As you reach the end of your registered nursing program and the National Council Licensure Examination looms, you may be starting to stress out a little bit. While it’s important that you pass the NCLEX if you want to have a nursing career, there’s no need to let the exam take over your life. If…

Despite a federal government shutdown occurring the same day, Oct. 1 marked the opening of the state and federal health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. While only nine states will have their systems fully operational on the first, the ramifications for the health care industry,…