Nursing is an cool career choice. It ticks all of the “cool job” boxes – flexible schedule, high pay, travel opportunities, cubicle-free, job security, rewarding, and the list goes on. Before you fully commit to a career as a nurse, let’s take a look at some nursing facts published on NursingWorld.org: 14 States project annual growth […]
9 Cool Healthcare Employers
Imagine life without healthcare. Yikes! When was the last time you went to a doctor? Taking care of your body is important. People go to the doctor for all sorts of reasons – wellness checks, rehabilitation, surgery, dental work, or prescriptions. The healthcare industry operates around the clock and at some point in your life […]
What Kind of Education do You Need to Become a Nurse?
Ready to work in the nursing field? For someone who hasn’t thoroughly researched the options yet, the nursing education system can be a bit difficult to understand. Let’s take a look at the education you need to become a nurse at several different levels: Certified Nurse Assistant: To become a CNA, you only need to […]
Tuesday Tips: How to Find Work as a Traveling Nurse
Health care may be one of the most recession-proof industries out there, but hospitals and other care-providers are not immune to the current economic situation. In fact, the American Hospital Association (AHA) recently reported that nine out of ten U.S. hospitals have made financial cutbacks since the start of 2009, and almost half of them […]
Is Double-Digit Unemployment Here to Stay?
Time Magazine’s feature story this week is a sobering report on double digit unemployment. The magazine asks, frighteningly, if double-digit unemployment is here to stay. Economists had long since told us that when growth returned, jobs would return. But now, top labor analysts are wondering whether this truism still rings true. Has something fundamental changed […]
Tuesday Tips: Job Search Tips for the Economic Recovery
Business Week ran a fascinating article a few weeks ago about how to find a job during America’s economic recovery. As I’ve long been harping on here at the JobMonkey, the earliest growth will be in one of four fields: health care, education, government employment, and green business. In fact, these four fields have been […]
In the News: New Scholarship Programs Aimed at Stemming Nursing Shortage
The state of New Jersey has developed an innovative program to help stem its projected nursing shortage: a $22 million scholarship fund known as the New Jersey Nursing Initiative. The privately funded initiative provides tuition and living stipend to nurses going back to school for a MA or PhD in nursing. The catch is that […]
Hot Jobs 47: Nursing Jobs
My apologies for not getting this Hot Jobs posted yesterday. My Mac was in the shop! It’s going back this weekend for a more extended repair job, but thanks to Apple Care, I don’t pay a dime! The JobMonkey Job Center is loaded this week with a numerous nursing jobs all over the country. I […]