If You’re Not Outside Your Comfort Zone, You Won’t Learn Anything

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You need to speak in public, but your knees buckle even before you reach the podium. You want to expand your network, but you’d rather swallow nails than make small talk with strangers. Speaking up in meetings would further your reputation at work, but you’re afraid of saying the wrong thing. Situations like these —… read more

Why Working ‘Just’ Three Days a Week As a Nurse Is Utterly Exhausting

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was sitting at my computer screen, entering orders for a physician, and trying not to forget what he had said since I had neglected to write it down. I was charting my note, mentally taking inventory of all the tasks I had accomplished and problems I had identified and reported. My eyes felt gritty and… read more

11 signs your boss is impressed with you, even if it doesn’t seem like it

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Getting along with your boss is a pretty crucial part of succeeding at work. Your manager likely controls whether or not you get promoted, demoted, or fired, after all. Your job is in their hands. Some bosses make it clear if they adore you — non-romantically, of course. They heap on the praise, give positive… read more

The Effective CNO: 5 Skills Great Nurse Leaders Use to Manage Change

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Inspiring and engaging staff and operating with transparency are some of the proven ways nurse leaders can keep their teams on their toes. Change used to come in short bursts, but now it’s continuous. As the health care industry pivots to accountable care organizations and prepares for population health, the pace of change is accelerating…. read more

When employers look at you online, what should they see?

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On Behalf Of Alan from Interview Success Formula Nearly 80% of employers do an online search for potential candidates. What will they learn about you? You always dress the part in live interviews. Let’s make sure your online presence matches up. And, puts your best foot forward. The place to start is with LinkedIn. This… read more

Ten Things You Must Do Before Accepting A Job Offer

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Pilots use a checklist to make sure that everything that’s supposed to happen before a flight does happen. You need a checklist too, to make sure that you’ve covered all the bases before you accept a job offer. Here’s a list of 10 things to do before you say “Yes, I’ll take the job!” 10 Things You… read more

Ten Policies You’ll Find In Every Toxic Workplace

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There are lots of clues that a company or institution you’re interviewing with is a bad place to work. You can tell  by the way the recruiter communicates with you. You can tell from the feeling you get when you walk into the building for your job interview. You can tell in a second how… read more

The real reason 60% of job seekers can’t stand the application process

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Almost nobody enjoys searching for a job. In fact, a recent survey – the product of collaboration between research firm Future Workplaceand HR-technology providerCareerArc – found that a majority of job seekers have had a poor candidate experience. The “Candidate Experience Study” surveyed 1,200 respondents – 826 job seekers and 374 employers. About 60% of… read more