Understand How to Effective Manage Millennials

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The workplace can be a generational melting pot, including young people, people in the middle of their careers, and people who are nearing retirement. Everyone must get used to each other and learn how to work together. Millennials, loosely defined as people born between the late 1970s and 2000, now represent a large portion of… Read more »

Keep Your Healthcare Staff Safe in the Workplace

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Any work environment can have safety risks. However, people who work in certain fields face danger at work every day. Firefighters, police officers, soldiers and certain other professions come to mind. How about healthcare workers? They face risks every day, but it is possible to reduce them, with the goal of making the environment safer… Read more »

Be a Better Leader with These Three Tips

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What makes a great leader? This can be a tough question to answer. However, when people talk about characteristics that define a great leader, a few key traits may be mentioned repeatedly. It may be helpful to focus on some things a great leader should do. Be Consistent What if an employee showed up on… Read more »

Don’t Seem Desperate in Your Job Search

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At one time or another, many job seekers begin to feel desperate; however, that desperation may make employers or hiring managers more hesitant to hire the person. How can someone who is very anxious to find a job avoid coming across as desperate? There are a few important steps. Be Professional Even when a job… Read more »

Can You Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds?

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What in the world is an elevator speech and why do you need one? An elevator speech is a concise, compelling introduction that can be communicated in the amount of time it takes someone to ride the elevator to their floor. A good elevator speech can be useful during any encounter with a potential employer,… Read more »

How Healthcare Big Data Can Help with Prevention

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What if it were possible to predict that a person would become diabetic within a few years? What if a doctor could diagnose depression before the individual even realized that they were struggling with it? Not so long ago, these questions might have sounded ludicrous. However, big data is making such advances possible. Putting patient… Read more »

4 Questions to Ask on Your Next Job Interview

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During a job interview, the interviewer asks a lot of questions, but what about when the interviewer asks if the candidate has questions? That’s just a courtesy, right? Wrong! The interviewer may be trying to gauge whether [the candidate] is informed, interested, and engaged. That means that a candidate who doesn’t have any questions may… Read more »

Managing Employees with Foreign Accents

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In many healthcare situations, patients and their families are stressed, worried, scared, overwhelmed and uncertain. Situations can be complicated by delays, poor test results and insurance issues. What if the patient or family members have a difficult time understanding a healthcare provider’s accent? In addition to making a situation more complicated, it creates a potential… Read more »

Get Better at Networking by Not Focusing on Yourself

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The thing that often turns many people off from networking is how everyone who does it seems to be thinking only of themselves. It’s a belief that’s not exactly without merit. Many staffing services see it all the time: The ubiquitous networker who prowls events and conventions, handing out business cards to people they think… Read more »

Do You Need to Keep Employees Engaged? Listen to Them!

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What makes a good leader? There are many possible answers to this question, but a good leader who is a good listener has the potential to be a great leader. Listening and Leadership When leaders do all the talking, they miss out on valuable input. They don’t know why employees might be unhappy, what ideas… Read more »