Nursing Career – A Closer And Deeper Look

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(ArticleDashboard) Considerable legislative and public hard works have gone into acquiring same health benefits for all Americans. But, there is a lack of certified and licensed nurses as compare to estimated requirements. According to the reports by a variety of employment agencies, the demand for nurses is rising and in the most recent few years careers in nursing have turn out to be quite profitable and sought after, resulting in higher compensation and benefit packages. Continue reading “Nursing Career – A Closer And Deeper Look” »

Economy provides inspiration for more fulfilling careers

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(ARA) – As unemployment rises, many Americans are realizing the importance of having a career that’s fulfilling as well as lucrative. When layoffs are announced, many people feel they have nothing left to lose, and take the opportunity to pursue what they love. This has fueled a growth in the number of people going back to school to become massage therapists — a career with strong job security and great potential. Continue reading “Economy provides inspiration for more fulfilling careers” »

Do Not Put These On Your Resume!

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iStock_000000479693XSmall(Article Dashboard) Certain elements on resumes have either been so overused, or are so meaningless in the eyes of recruiters/hiring managers that just having them can be grounds for automatic rejection. Look over the 4 following “frequent offenders”. If your resume has 1 or more of these, it’s time for a re-write:

1) CLICHED SOFT SKILL DESCRIPTIONS

Soft skills lend crucial context to your work history. However, over time certain phrases become so over-used as to become almost meaningless. Frequent offenders include: Continue reading “Do Not Put These On Your Resume!” »

Fashion Schools: Things To Consider

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iStock_000010817941XSmall(Article Dashboard) There are lots of people who can tell you a thing or two about fashion designer schools. They may be right- fashion schools may not add up to your talent at the end of the day but you see, the other face of the coin might also be true. That is, fashion schools would not only keep you informed, you will also get to enhance your talents and special interests.

The truth is, having the talents is not enough. You need to be properly trained to get this talent on the right track. One good way of doing this is to attend fashion designer schools.

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Pharmacy tech – a recession busting career choice

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8893_B18_rgb5(ARA) – An aging population and increase in demand for prescription drugs are helping to make a career as a pharmacy technician a very secure choice. In fact, employment of pharmacy techs is expected to increase 32 percent by 2016, according to a 2008-2009 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Are you ready for a career in this growing field?

“Americans are living longer than ever and need more medical treatments. Advances in medical technology are also producing more prescription drugs. The combination of these two factors is putting a real strain on the pharmaceutical industry to meet demand,” says Richard Nunez, department chair and certified pharmacy technician at Everest College in San Francisco.

Pharmacy technicians are a crucial part of the pharmacy team. Pharmacy technicians are responsible for measuring, recording and labeling medications, and they are also taking on more administrative duties, including updating patient profiles, preparing insurance claims and taking inventory of pharmacy stock.The career has great potential for those with a professional degree.

To learn more about career opportunities as a pharmacy technician, visit www.everest.edu.

New grads, career-changers find security, flexibility and meaning in massage industry

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8638_B1_rgb5(ARA) – Many new graduates and career-changers will find the job security they seek in the health care industry, where overall employment is expected to rise 21 percent by 2016.

Many paths can lead to a career in health and wellness. Some emerging careers, such as massage therapy or home health aide, require less than four years of college to achieve professional status, and will experience high growth over the next few years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Students at Cortiva Institute, a network of massage therapy schools across the country, cite common reasons for pursuing massage therapy careers, including:

* Growing demand

* Range of working environments

* Achieving professional status following a relatively short education

* The chance to pursue meaningful work

To learn more about Cortiva Institute, and massage therapy training that can lead to stable, rewarding employment, visit www.Cortiva.com.

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