Eating Healthy on a Budget: Can It Be Done?

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You want to eat a healthier diet, but you don’t have the money to spend on all organic, freshly grown, hard-to-pronounce food we’re all “supposed” to eat. Ironically, the cheap food that’s more processed and less nutritious simply fits better into the budget. So how can you improve your eating while not burning through cash… Read more »

Maintain Positivity While Working Toward a Goal

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When it begins to feel like you’re doing the same thing over and over with no result, it’s understandable that you may lose motivation or want to quit. Add to this the potential stress that can be associated with repeating a task that you are not able to successfully complete, and the challenge of staying… Read more »

Energize Your Job Search for the New Year

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Ever hear the saying, “The early bird gets the worm.”? Well, that certainly applies to job searches. What may start out as an enthusiastic search for that next position may become sluggish as time goes by without landing a job…. Or you get a job and quickly realize it just isn’t the right fit at… Read more »

Phone Interview? Why You Should Treat it Like the “Real Thing”

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The best part about a phone interview is you can relax about your appearance…no need to dress up or even get dressed if you don’t want — who’s going to see you? However, you may want to reconsider and treat your phone interview just like an in-person one, dressing and preparing for it the same… Read more »

Taking Criticism Personally Hurts

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When we take risks in our jobs, we are bound to make a few mistakes or do things in a way that a superior may want done differently. It’s how an employee reacts to creative criticism that says something about their character and how they can move forward and grow as an employee. On the… Read more »

It’s Time to Declutter Your Resume

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As you put together your resume, you want to show yourself off as a solid candidate. However, since resume readers take less than a minute to scan them, overwhelming the reader with too much detail can lead to the opposite effect: they’ll stop reading. Read on for some tips to clean up your resume, presenting… Read more »

When Setting Goals, be SMART

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If you want something from life or your career, you have to go after it; nobody will hand you anything, right? And it’s admirable to have aspirational goals, something to propel you forward in both life and career. On the flip side of that, one of the primary reasons people don’t reach their goals stems… Read more »

Networking for Relationships (Not for a Number of Connections)

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Have you ever had someone reach out on LinkedIn and see they have 500+ connections? Does that really mean that person knows over 500 people? Does he interact with all of them? What’s the point of collecting connections like seashells or novelty matchbooks? What does it get you? Next time you want to reach out… Read more »

Lacking Career Experience? Volunteer.

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Want to boost your resume and get some healthcare experience all while using your talents to help others? Want a one-word answer? Volunteer. If you look within your community, you’ll find numerous opportunities to sharpen your current skills and take on new ones as you engage your passion for your chosen industry Expand your knowledge…. Read more »

Jobs: Don’t Search Harder, Search Smarter

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If you feel as though the job search has become a constant slog, you may want to change your methods. Rather than putting in hours each day poring over the classifieds, either online or in print, some different methods may help you search more effectively and make better use of your time. Use a recruiter…. Read more »