Preparing for a Healthcare Job Interview

Healthcare Job InterviewLooking for your first healthcare job is an exciting journey that may have a few bumps along the way. Although preparing and submitting a sleek resume is the first step of the process, the in-person interview may be the most important part. Good preparation, including reflecting on your experiences and learning more about the job, can transform you into an exceptional candidate. If you aren’t sure what you might need to prepare for in your interview, take a look at these ideas.

Prepare to Talk About Your Experiences

During the interview, your goal is to impress the interviewers with your capabilities and skills. Declaring that you’re good at talking with patients is helpful, but demonstrating [Continue reading]

New Unemployment Numbers- February

On Friday March 10th the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their Employment and Unemployment numbers for February 2017. The media was making a big deal about these numbers because they represent the “First full month since Trump took office”.

The numbers turned out to be moderately “Bullish” although the Commissioner’s statement said, “Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 235,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent. Employment gains occurred in construction, private educational services, manufacturing, health care, and mining.”

Now,   I’m not complaining… gaining 235,000 jobs is certainly better than losing them but what’s the big deal?  Well, first of all, the big deal is that [Continue reading]

Whose Unemployment Numbers are Right?

Gallup vs. BLS Unemployment Numbers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Gallup Survey people both generate numbers to help us understand the employment/unemployment situation. Unfortunately, they often present a different picture. Typically the BLS data presents a rosier … [Continue reading]

5 Digital Marketing Careers to Consider

Digital Marketing

You don’t need an insider to tell you that the world of digital marketing has been thriving for quite some time and that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future and, as this industry develops, so will the need for various experts in the … [Continue reading]

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Business Consultant

With the "Gig" economy booming, hiring outside consultants has become quite fashionable these days. Even smaller companies and startups are hiring them. However, are they worth the price? Let’s look at some of the pros and cons of hiring a business … [Continue reading]

Managing Remote Employees

We're witnessing a huge increase in the number of people working remotely. This trend has proven to be a win/win as it is efficient and cost effective for many companies while also providing flexibility and opportunity for employees. Also, experts … [Continue reading]

Tradesmen Needed: Essential Services Make Good Job Prospects

At one time or another, every part of your home will need repair or replacement. From the electrical wiring to the plumbing and heating and cooling systems, anything can break down or wear out. These essential parts of your home require a great deal … [Continue reading]

January Unemployment

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the newest unemployment data for January 2017 on Friday, February 3rd. According to the BLS, the current "Seasonally Adjusted" Unemployment Rate is 4.8% up from 4.7% in December and 4.6% in November … [Continue reading]

Managing Your Money and Your Expectations For Retirement

Any change can be stressful, even a "good change" but especially stressful are changes regarding financial stability and retiring from work is one of the biggest changes in life. Relying on investments and savings rather than a monthly salary can … [Continue reading]

Social Security Benefits: Planning for Your Future

Social Security

Social Security is the common name for the United States federal government's Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI). The program guarantees the nation's most vulnerable citizens can depend on a minimum sustenance and care support. … [Continue reading]