Nov
02
2018

Holiday Season and Work – How to Survive

Halloween is over and Holiday Season is upon us. The next 40 days are a mix of getting ready for Thanksgiving; eating ourselves into a coma and then the crazy busy rush to Hanukkah (12/2- 12/10) and Christmas (12/25). There are all those parties and cookies. Lots of cookies. I’m tired just writing about it. […]

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Oct
19
2018

How to Write a Memorable Thank You Note After Your Interview

Be honest, you hate sending thank you notes. You were probably forced to write them each holiday, birthday or graduation. They  seem old fashioned. And that’s why sending a thank you note is still a good idea. Everything old is new again! Why Thank You Notes Work Forget the hate because sending a thank you […]

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Sep
28
2018

How To Answer – Tell Me About Yourself

“Tell me about yourself.” The most dreaded interview question. It’s almost always asked and easily  flubbed. Eyes grow wide and there’s confusion accompanied by stuttering. But why? Sure it’s a boring question but as a Advanced Practice Provider, you can make it interesting with a great answer. Changing your thinking can make – tell me […]

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Aug
31
2018

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Salaries

Knowing what the market and salary range you can expect is important whether you’re job hunting or in negotiation for a raise. There are many sources to figure out salaries including various salary surveys, asking friends (not always reliable), and articles and sites online. A sometimes forgotten source is The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) […]

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Aug
10
2018

How to Get Noticed During Your Job Search

Whether you are searching for your first position out of school, or are looking to explore and expand your specialty experience, the following tips will help you organize your Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant job search so that you’ll be noticed and stand out from the crowd. Tips to getting noticed during your Advanced Practice […]

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Jul
05
2018

Qualities to be a great Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Looking for a new job or standing out at your current job; it’s important to know what qualities employers want in Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Good time to be a Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant With graduation rates up and the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) from 2016 to 2026 reporting that Nurse Practitioners […]

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Mar
25
2018

Salary Negotiation Tips For Advanced Practice Providers

BE SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATING YOUR NEXT SALARY It doesn’t matter whether you’re starting a new Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant job or trying to get a raise, it’s important to negotiate so you get the best offer. It’s a bit scary but you can do it. Don’t risk feeling cheated and being unhappy.   Here are […]

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Mar
16
2018

5 tips to be an Optimist

Optimists tend to do better in life. They are more positive and don’t get as depressed as a pessimist. In addition, optimists are healthier and cope better and a studies have found they may live longer too.   “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.”– Dalai Lama XIV . So how can you become an […]

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Feb
23
2018

Simple Resume Tips To Make You Stand Out

I read hundreds of resumes every month and too many of them are hard to read and make me groan in distress. If your resume doesn’t show off how you can help the employer, they will just go onto the next one.   Your resume is the first thing a potential employer judges you by […]

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Feb
16
2018

Credentialing tips for Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants

The interviews are over and you signed your offer letter. You have a new job! Not so fast – you still have to go through – Credentialing.   What is Credentialing? It is a systematic, paperwork intensive procedure to ensure quality professionals are added to the staff.  Essentially, it’s a long rigorous process of verifying […]

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