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  • 7 Tips for Changing Healthcare Careers During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Oct 1, 2020

    Just because we’re in a pandemic doesn’t mean that you career gets put on hold. Through careful self-assessment and planning you can still make strides to trying new and better career paths.

  • The Importance of Networking

    Sep 24, 2020

    Networking is an important part of career success, whether it’s to learn more about your current field, a field you’d like to go in to, during your job search, or when you’re moving along the career ladder.

  • Repost: Questions to Ask During Your Interview

    Sep 17, 2020

    Here are some questions to keep in the back of your mind or written down to take into an interview.

  • Repost: Interview Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

    Sep 10, 2020| Lisa A. Burke

    The interview is the most critical part of the hiring process since it is the step that determines whether a job offer will be extended. This article will review four main strategies to foster a successful meeting.

  • 6 Considerations in Job Relocation for Healthcare Professionals

    Sep 3, 2020| Lisa A. Burke

    It’s not easy to pick up and move, but we have put together a guide of 6 considerations that will help you think strategically about whether this is the right step for you.

  • 4 More Non-Physician Careers in Healthcare

    Aug 27, 2020| Lisa A. Burke

    With the dramatic and continuing rise in the need for nurses and allied health professionals, higher and higher salaries are being offered, many with sign-on bonuses.

  • 3 Well-Paying (Non-Physician) Careers in the Healthcare Field

    Aug 20, 2020| Lisa A. Burke

    You don’t need to be a physician to establish a high paying career within the healthcare field.

  • 4 More Resume Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

    Aug 13, 2020| Lisa A. Burke

    Since first impressions are lasting, it’s critical to ensure that your healthcare resume attractively highlights your relevant background and qualifications.

  • 3 Resume Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

    Aug 6, 2020| Lisa A. Burke

    This article discusses several strategies you can employ to ensure that your resume is viewed favorably by employers so that you are granted an interview.

  • Will the Success of Telemedicine Continue After the Pandemic?

    Jul 30, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    When COVID-19 hit the U.S. and fears about the virus began preventing people from seeing their healthcare providers, all eyes seemed to turn to telemedicine.

  • Which Healthcare Jobs Have Been Most Affected by COVID-19?

    Jul 23, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    Though jobs in healthcare have not been affected to the extent of those in other sectors, there has been significant job loss in healthcare as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 3 Ways to Negotiate Your Healthcare Salary

    Jul 16, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    Physician training does not set doctors up to advocate for themselves and their families, and many physicians are hesitant to negotiate before accepting a new job.

  • 3 Things Healthcare Job Seekers Should Not Include on Their Resumes

    Jul 9, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    Healthcare job applicants need to include the right information in their resumes if they are going to successfully land jobs.

  • 4 Reasons a Physician Shortage is Coming

    Jul 2, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    According to new data out of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), physician shortages could reach 139,000 by the year 2033.

  • How Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Job Security in Healthcare?

    Jun 25, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    Before the COVID-19 outbreak, the level of job security for physicians was already declining.

  • 4 Things Nurse Practitioners Should Negotiate For

    Jun 18, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    It is reasonable for nurses to think hard about what they want in a job so that they can put their best foot forward during negotiations.

  • There’s a New Job in Healthcare: The Temperature Checker

    Jun 11, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    As businesses, camps, and other organizations begin to reopen, temperature checks are increasingly relied on as an important safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • 4 Things to Consider Before Relocating for a Healthcare Job

    Jun 4, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    If you are interested in relocating for professional or non-professional reasons but want to ensure that a move does not adversely affect your career or your personal life, here are some things to consider.

  • 5 Reasons You May Be Better Off as a Physician Assistant Than as a Physician

    May 28, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    Many people who are unsure of whether to pursue medical school find that the role of a PA fulfills many of the same career criteria but avoiding some of the less attractive aspects of physician careers.

  • 3 Signs That It’s Time To Move On

    May 21, 2020| Dr. Nisha Cooch

    Regardless of if you were unhappy in your job before the pandemic or are just now reconsidering your specific job or your entire career, here are 3 things to consider before choosing your next step.