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 »

A Staffing Agency Finds the Right Fit for Your Company

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Some people think staffing services companies are only good for hiring people for temp jobs or similar openings. But the truth is that a reliable staffing company, one with many years experience, is more likely to help you find the most qualified candidates for your job than anyone else. Here are a few reasons why… Read more »

Get Your Cover Letter to the Top of the Pile for the Surgical Tech Job

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Surgical technologists, also known as scrub techs and surgical technicians, play a vital role in the operating room. They handle a wide variety of surgical tasks, prepare the operating room before an operation and help the surgical team during the actual surgery. When applying to surgical tech job openings, a solid cover letter is integral… Read more »

How Do You Know When You’re Ready for a New Healthcare Job?

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It’s time to go to work. Sometimes, those words are just the beginning of another workday. Other times, they inspire feelings of dismay or even dread. Is it a rough patch or is it time for a new job? There are a few key signs that will help with answering this question. Time to Go?… 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 »

Improve Patient Satisfaction with Engagement and Decency

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Satisfaction surveys are everywhere. They may appear on the back of a grocery store receipt. They may come by e-mail after a conversation with a utility company. Patients receive satisfaction surveys, too. When hospitals or healthcare providers receive less-than-stellar satisfaction ratings, they work on figuring out how to increase those ratings. Be a patient When… Read more »

Relocation Sounds Appealing – How Do I Do It?

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Some people throw a dart at a map. Others choose a location based on specific criteria. When it comes to relocating, there are many ways to figure out where to go. What comes next? Without proper preparation, relocating can be overwhelming. Taking the time to lay the groundwork can make the process much smoother. Research… Read more »

How a Staffing Company Helps Surgical and Sterile Technicians Find Jobs

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How do staffing companies work? How can a staffing company help ME find a job? These are common questions. Many people are unsure if a staffing company can be helpful in a job search, or how a staffing company works in the healthcare industry. A strong foundation When an individual goes to a staffing company… Read more »

What to Do When You Don’t Know the Answer to a Patient’s Question

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It may happen first thing in the morning, after a coffee break, or at the end of a long, hard day. A patient or family member asks a question and the answer that comes to mind is “I don’t know.” Situations like this must be handled appropriately and with great care. Stay Calm Whatever you… Read more »

The Latest Trends in Sterilization Technology

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Technology in hospitals and medical offices is constantly evolving. Robotic surgery has replaced traditional surgical methods in some cases. Digital thermometers have replaced old-fashioned mercury thermometers. This technology has extended to sterilizing instruments, as well. Why is this important? There are guidelines in place for the level of sterility necessary for medical instruments. Sterility assurance… Read more »