How to Determine If You’re Ready to Move for Your Career

Are you considering a move for your career? If so, there are several important factors to consider. Let’s take a look at several of them here. Personal responsibilities If you are thinking that things, including your work life, would be better somewhere else, it’s a good time to make a list of all the things […]

Thinking About Being a Surgical Tech? Why You Need to Go Back to School


If you are considering a career as a surgical technologist, you may have some questions. We’ll answer two of the most common questions here, so if you are considering this career, please read on. How long do I need to go to school? Although individual programs may vary, typical surgical technology programs prepare individuals, through […]

What Is the Difference Between a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Vocational Nurse?


When patients are receiving care, they might notice nametags on their caregivers and wonder about the differences between a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). It’s important to note that, in some states, the LVN is synonymous with the LPN, or Licensed Practical Nurse. Education and Training There are some similarities in […]

How Does a Healthcare Staffing Agency Help Your Career?


A job search can be a very lonely endeavor. Even when you have support from family members and friends, it can still feel like no one really understands the highs and lows of a job search. However, when you work with a staffing agency, you have a partner every step of the way. Access to […]

How Can You Lead from a Supporting Healthcare Role?


Is leadership limited to managers, administrators, and other supervisory personnel? Although many people believe it is, the truth is that people can lead from different positions, including supporting roles. Let’s consider some ways to lead from a supporting role. Take responsibility in your job Some people go to work, do what is required, and go […]

Where Can a Surgical Tech Work Besides the Traditional Surgery Room?


Surgical techs have options in terms of where they work. Whether you are considering this career, starting out in the field, or have several years of experience, this information could be relevant to you. Let’s explore the options. Workplace options Not surprisingly, most surgical techs work in hospitals. Of almost 100,000 people who worked in […]