Apr
06
2018

How To Avoid Red Flags On Your Resume

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With all the posts on creating resumes, it’s important to make sure that your resume highlights you in the right way.   What are considered red flags and how to avoid them?   Gaps – employment gaps can be a big red flag as an employer is reviewing your resume. I knew one hiring manager […]

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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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Feb
09
2018

8 ways to be more focused at work

We all have trouble staying focused. A co-worker interruption, phone calls, texts, emails and the next minute you know you’ve lost focus and not getting your work done. Learning to focus takes effort and a plan.   Try these 8 tips to stay focused: Get started –  the act of getting started and beginning a […]

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Dec
08
2017

Set goals not resolutions!

The new year is only a few weeks away and people will start their list of resolutions. Don’t. Set goals and not resolutions. The problem with resolutions is they fade, usually pretty fast. You know the – I’m going to loss weight results in a couple of weeks at the gym and then not much […]

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Oct
20
2017

5 Ways to Stay Positive During Your Job Search

Children are naturally happy and find the positive and joy in everything. As adults, having a positive attitude can be challenging. This can damage several aspects of our day and allows fear and doubt to affect the choices we make, especially choices regarding our careers.   Searching for a new job is scary. Change is […]

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Sep
29
2017

Advanced Practice Providers numbers grow

More Advanced Practice Providers Recent reports from AANP and NCCPA show the rapid increase of Advanced Practice Providers.   With over 230,000 Nurse Practitioners and over 115,000 Physician Assistants in the United States, both professions are in high demand.  The job market for NP and PA candidates is strong and robust offering  many choices nationwide. […]

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Sep
22
2017

Tips to building your personal brand

Branding used to just be for companies. Now most of us have a personal brand and it’s important to cultivate it since it plays a large part in the professional world. With companies using the internet as a big tool in hiring, your social media footprint can help make or break that new job that […]

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Aug
18
2017

It’s a good idea to send a thank you note after an interview

Be honest, you hate sending thank you notes. They’re old fashioned and seem time consuming. And then there’s our mother who made us write them each holiday, birthday or graduation.   Forget the hate because sending a thank you note after your interview is a great way to stand out and show appreciation for their […]

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Aug
12
2017

Top 10 Qualities all Advanced Practice Providers need

It’s a great time to be a Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant. Advanced Practice Providers are seeing lots of growth. According to the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) NP and PA are projected to grow 30-31 percent from 2014 to 2024 which is much faster than the average for other occupations. Advanced Practice Providers […]

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Jul
28
2017

How to resign and not burn bridges

So, it’s that time at your job, huh? You have finally decided to move to a different Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant job. Well, your world is full of possibilities, and whatever you choose to do from now, there is good chance that you will succeed in it. However, as any seasoned Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant […]

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