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Posted in Managers on Jan 18, 2021.
Now more than ever, people are critical about the type of company they choose to devote their time to. And that’s only becoming more common as Gen Z enters the workforce. That means that your company branding needs to be appealing to everyone. How can you make that happen?
One of the first ways that potential employees get a sense of your company is through reviews, especially on sites like Glassdoor. And if you have a bunch of bad reviews, it certainly doesn’t help your reputation with new recruits. Take time to look at these reviews and note what compl...
Posted in General Healthcare on Jan 11, 2021.
Everyone gets stressed at work sometimes. But when it becomes a regular occurrence, it’s a quick path to full-fledged burnout. And when that happens, your productivity can drop, and it can start having real effects on your career and your health.
Let’s take a look at how to deal with stress at work and avoid burnout.
The first step is to know what to look for when it comes to work-related stress and eventual burnout. Common signs include exhaustion, frequent headaches, dreading work, loss of interest in what you do, lower self-esteem, and calling out of w...
Posted in Job Seekers on Jan 04, 2021.
Are you tired of being unhappy in your current position? As we enter a new year, it’s the perfect time to make a change. But how do you know if you’re really ready to take that leap? Here are five indicators that you’re ready to move on and find a new position:
If you’re at the point where you’re always dwelling on what could be better, it’s probably a sign that you’re ready to move on. You wouldn’t be thinking about a new job if you were happy in your current one. While everyone has their bad days at work, it’s time to look for something ne...
Posted in Job Seekers on Dec 28, 2020.
As a healthcare worker, your whole job is to take care of others. And that can sometimes make it easy to neglect your own self-care. But there is clear evidence that problems start to arise when healthcare workers don’t make their own mental health a priority.
Here’s why it’s so important to pay attention to your own well-being, on the job and off:
Employees who are burned out in the mental health department can quickly start to see their on-the-job performance suffer. Making mistakes isn’t a good thing in any job. But there’s a difference be...
Posted in Managers on Dec 21, 2020.
2020 has been one for the books. And no group of people has shined more than the skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals that helped millions of people this year. It’s important that healthcare facilities take a moment to thank their staff this holiday season. Here are a few ideas:
Remember that a “thank you” goes a long way. Recognizing your healthcare team’s hard work, verbally and publicly, is essential. Tell your team members how much you appreciate their efforts this year. Make social media posts highlighting your workers’ commitment. Whatev...
Posted in Job Seekers on Dec 14, 2020.
Getting used to working the night shift can be difficult at first, especially if you’ve never done it before. But it will become easier as you adjust. If you’re considering working nights, rest assured that there are many great reasons to do so. Here are the top five reasons why you should work the night-shift at your healthcare facility:
In most healthcare facilities, you’ll earn more money if you work nights. For many, that’s reason enough to adjust their schedules and become nocturnal, at least for a while. And if you’re fond of picking up overtime hours whenever you ...
Posted in Uncategorized on Dec 07, 2020.
Have you ever wondered how healthcare professionals seem to stay healthy even when flu season is raging? This year presents even more of a problem as COVID-19 cases spike. While people who work in healthcare get sick just like anyone else, they do follow a few steps to reduce their chances of contracting an illness.
Let’s take a look at some tips to help you stay healthy all winter long:
Have you gotten your flu vaccine this year? It’s recommended for almost all healthy adults, and it’s a great way to vastly increase your chances of avoiding the flu this winter.
Posted in Job Seekers on Nov 30, 2020.
Illness doesn’t stop just because it’s the holidays. Plenty of healthcare workers must spend their holidays on the job, rather than being at home with their loved ones. But that doesn’t mean it has to be all bad — there are several ways to make the most out of the situation!
Ask your supervisor what kind of festive holiday clothing you might be able to wear during your shift. If you can wear something festive without running afoul of any dress code policies, it’s a great way to lighten up the atmosphere. You might also consider picking up some tasty holiday treats for the res...
Posted in Managers on Nov 23, 2020.
While there is some debate as to whether or not we’re already in a second wave of COVID-19, or perhaps beyond that and into a third or even fourth wave, one thing is for sure: the numbers are spiking all over the country. And with the holiday season bearing down, it’s safe to say that hospitals and healthcare facilities must be prepared to see more COVID-19 patients in the coming weeks and months. Here are some essential tips for getting your team ready:
You don’t want to deal with a PPE shortage when the wave of cases hits. Make sure your facility is stocked with en...
Posted in Job Seekers on Nov 16, 2020.
“Per diem” means “per day” in Latin. In the healthcare world, it refers to temporary employment that could last anywhere from a day, several days, or several weeks or more. And around the holidays, working per diem shifts is a great way to earn a little extra income.
The benefits of working per diem shifts extend beyond making extra cash. Let’s take a look at some of the great advantages of this type of work:
Per diem work offers a lot of flexibility. You can choose which per diem shifts works with your schedule, meaning you don’t have to sacrifice a...