Rachael Murphey's Blog (33)

Red Flags for Healthcare Professionals Seeking Work

If you are a nurse, PA, or physician looking for work, it can be an arduous journey. After all, you’ve got bills to pay, and you want to end up at the right hospital or health facility for you. Knowing what to look out for is a big part of this search, and it can be exhausting. Luckily, with this list below you can identify red flags before…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on December 27, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What's the Social Cost of Dangerous Jobs?

Nurses everywhere see patients who have been injured while at work. It is sobering to think that even in modern society, many industries continue to pose staggering health risks on their workers. Whether constructing a tall building or tending a farm, many activities we take for granted imperil the participants.

For those who have chosen to make a living in a dangerous line of work, the risks are high. So, too, are the potential costs to society and those of us in the healthcare…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on November 27, 2017 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Which Criminal History Results are Red Flags? Which Ones Can You Ignore?

Businesses and landlords have come to rely increasingly in the past few years on criminal record searches. They can be a helpful way of narrowing down applicants and finding the applicants who might be detrimental to the company. But these documents are far from perfect. They include relevant details as well as red herrings that can…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on November 17, 2017 at 4:16pm — No Comments

5 Things Potential Truck Drivers Need to Know About The Industry

Today's economy depends upon truck drivers to get products from factories and warehouses to stores where they can be purchased by consumers. However, as more truckers start to retire, the need for new drivers is greater than ever. Offering excellent pay and opportunities, it attracts people from all walks of life. But before starting this…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on October 25, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Best Practices for HR Workers to Encourage Workplace Diversity

Encouraging diversity in the workplace is one of the most important things that any company can do. Many studies show that companies that emphasize diversity perform better than those that do not. There are various people who live all over the world who have great levels of talent. With more technology than ever before, it should be easier…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on October 24, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments

5 Most Dangerous Career Choices

While few people think of any career as being dangerous, the truth is, some careers carry a level of danger. In this article, we will discuss five of the most dangerous careers that someone could choose.

Police Officer

It is true that we have great respect and gratitude for our police officers! The reality is, that…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on September 25, 2017 at 5:15pm — 1 Comment

Finding the Right Healthcare Career and the Right Degree

The healthcare field has many points of entry for a variety of careers. Some careers require 2, 4, or multi-year degrees while others require certifications. This article goes over some career options broken down by certification or time in school.

Licensed Certification Programs

Those seeking to start their…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on September 14, 2017 at 2:04pm — No Comments

5 Most Common HR Complaints

For your business to work efficiently, it's necessary to maintain the efforts of the human resources department. When the manager's performance goes unchecked or incompetent workers get hired, a number of complaints arise. Pay attention to several, common complaints that affect the HR department.

One Person Is Getting All of the Work

In every…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on August 18, 2017 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment

The 7 Best-Paid Trade Jobs

Trade jobs are becoming increasingly popular, especially among the millennial generation. In a time when four-year degrees cost a lot of money and toxic student loans are scaring away high school graduates, trade jobs seem like the more financially sensible approach. Aside from it requiring less training and education, many trade jobs also pay generous hourly rates.…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on August 7, 2017 at 4:48pm — 1 Comment

5 Hiring Mistakes HR Directors Should Avoid

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Directors of human resources are known to make several hiring mistakes. There are obvious mistakes that they notice right away, such as not performing employment verifications, and less obvious ones that they don't notice at all. The company's resources are wasted on the wrong employees as a result of bad hiring decisions. Avoid making 5 mistakes that dampen your ability to find good…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on July 25, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

5 Safest Transportation Jobs

Transportation includes moving people and goods such as purchased items, food, and industrial materials. Transporting materials can make a great career, but can also be dangerous. In fact, over one million people die in vehicular accidents every year. However, there are transportation jobs that appear safer than others. This article…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on July 24, 2017 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Are Trade Jobs the Careers of the Future?

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When most people talk about ambition and future careers, common professions that fly around the room include being a lawyer, doctor, accountant, and other roles that require an extensive and, not to mention, costly education. Nowadays, however, the job market for skilled trades are rising significantly and is prying more and more students away from the traditional four-year route. Nonetheless, it is crucial that…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on July 21, 2017 at 12:57pm — No Comments

5 Unexpected Ways a DUI Can Impact Your Career

How does a DUI impact your career? There are many ways a Driving Under the Influence charge can change the way your current or prospective employers view you. The risks associated with drinking and driving don't end with being pulled over and arrested. They can continue for Americans into every aspect of your life.

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Added by Rachael Murphey on July 5, 2017 at 2:01pm — No Comments

5 Transportation Careers With Surprisingly High Earnings

Job seekers who love to travel, rejoice! Transportation jobs can provide a steady paycheck while fulfilling the nomadic sense of wanderlust. What’s more, some transportation careers come with surprisingly high salaries. 

Captains, Mates and Pilots of Water Vessels

These transportation professionals ensure the smooth…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on June 26, 2017 at 6:06pm — No Comments

5 Stopgap Employment Ideas

For people who find themselves in need of a job, the prospect can be daunting. Whether it's spending hours filling out online applications or asking friends and families for any leads, the process can become frustrating. Because of this, more and more people are foregoing traditional job-seeking routes and instead using a number of innovative stopgap employment ideas to generate income while seeking a new job. If you're one of these people, here are five stopgap employment ideas that may…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on June 12, 2017 at 2:45pm — No Comments

5 Great Student Jobs in the Healthcare Field

The healthcare field is one of the biggest industries in the world and will only continue to get bigger. There many in-demand jobs that are easy for students to get hired to begin gaining invaluable experience. This article will discuss the top 5 jobs for students in the healthcare field.

1. Medical Assistant

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Added by Rachael Murphey on June 12, 2017 at 1:41pm — No Comments

5 Ways Pregnancy Will Impact Your Career

There is nothing better than being a mother. Whether it was a planned or unplanned pregnancy doesn’t matter. The thrill of giving life to another human being is awe-inspiring. To the woman who has a career outside the home, things are about to take a drastic change. Your body will make demands on you that you never imagined. Still, you have a right to have the job of your choice and a family all at once. Here are five ways that your career will change during your…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on May 24, 2017 at 11:45am — No Comments

The 5 Most Accessible Careers in the Finance Sector

The professional world of finance can be very alluring due to its portrayal in the media and reported high incomes. Unfortunately, getting into the field is tough as the top jobs typically require degrees from only the most prestigious schools. Fortunately, there are several accessible finance jobs that could give someone a foot into the finance world.

 

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Added by Rachael Murphey on May 23, 2017 at 12:28pm — No Comments

5 Side Jobs That Don't Require Work Experience

Does it seem like your bank account could use a few extra dollars on a daily basis? Maybe you're a student, or retired, or you just want to supplement your regular income. Side jobs are great for padding your wallet without taking away all of your free time, or adding too much stress to an already hectic life. You could go the traditional route and work at a shop, or you could freelance and provide services independently to friends and neighbors. 

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Added by Rachael Murphey on May 18, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Open Doors in Your Career

When it comes to increasing your earnings potential, there are few steps that you can take that will help you out more than looking into one of the top master’s degrees to continue your education. Some of the leading fields available today have opportunities for those who take…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on May 10, 2017 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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