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Applying Online May Not Be the Best Way to Get the Job

Chances are high that if you’ve ever applied to a job online your application may have never even been viewed. Applicant tracking systems used by many companies today are designed to weed out candidates automatically. This leaves many good employees stuck in a database, never to be seen or heard from again. Read more …


Staying Professional on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has proven to be a powerful tool not only in making valuable business connections, but also as a platform to share best business practices. Everything from tips for interviewing and hiring to creative ways to distinguish your career can be found on the newsfeed and within the multitude of posts that people contribute to the website daily. Read more …


American Jobs Today

The Pew Research Center has been analyzing several decades' worth of job descriptions and role requirements to uncover how jobs in the US are changing. According to the results the number of jobs that require high levels of education, training, and experience have increased drastically while below average education jobs have increased only slightly and at a much slower rate. Read more …


New Biomarker Reveals Drug Sensitivity in Cancer Patients

Researchers have identified a new biomarker that could help guide cancer therapy decisions and reveal drug resistance in certain patients. Biomarkers, objective biological indicators of a biological state, have been used for many years as evidence to diagnose patients and create a medical treatment plan. Read more …


Physicians Choose Hospital Employment over Private Practice

Over the past 5 years, growth in hospital employed physicians has increased steadily according to Accenture. Many physicians are choosing to leave private practices in favor of hospital employment based on several factors. According to many, the overhead cost, paperwork, and increasing regulations make it difficult to maintain a private office. Private practice physicians today face a number of barriers that didn’t exist a decade ago. Read more …


Tips for Effectively Delivering a Message

In 2014, CareerBuilder surveyed employers to find the top ten most important skills they search for in an employee. Being an effective communicator was determined to be one of the highly sought qualifications. Job hunters who want to rise above their competitors should always be looking for ways to improve the way they get a message across. Many of these tips are easy to integrate into your everyday communication style. Read more …


How to Do Business with a Baby Boomer

The generation born during the post-World War II years of 1946 to 1964 falls into the category known as "baby boomers". Shortly after the war, birthrate increased sharply in the United States due to young soldiers returning home and starting families. During these decades large families were celebrated in American culture and prospects in business and lifestyle were growing in abundance. Baby boomers grew up in an age of increasing equality and witnessed many civil right movements. They also experienced a dramatic shift in increased educational opportunities and flourished in a time of economic wealth and material gains. Due to these circumstances, baby boomers have adopted certain traits and styles in the way they live, work, communicate, and do business. Read more …


Oncology Treatments and Global Access Issues

According to CancerNetwork, home journal of oncology, in the past 5 years 70 new treatments have been launched for 20 tumor types. The oncology drug industry has increased dramatically, however; there are still many countries where access is limited. Read more …


Tips for Traveling On the Job

For certain careers, traveling is a necessity that some love and others abhor. Many traveling employees have to deal with heavy luggage, jet lag, missing their families, and sometimes getting lost in unfamiliar cities. Luckily, with careful planning some of these headaches can be avoided or eased by taking steps to prevent some of the hardships of traveling on the job. Read more …


How to Get Out of a Rut and Stop Being Stagnate

Feeling stuck is one of the worst things in business and life in general. Sometimes when we get comfortable and feel stable we get caught up in the routine and monotony. Over time it becomes harder to get over the hump of a slow quarter, or to overcome the challenges of new conflicts because we're thinking in the same old ways. Read more …


Decreasing the Stress of a Long Work Week

No wonder we're stressed! The USA ranks number 16 out of 195 countries for having the longest work week according to Fortune Magazine. For most businesses, profits take priority over employees' mental wellness. Long hours, high expectations, unrealistic goals, and deadlines burden worker’s minds daily. Read more …


The Secret to Forming Good Habits

With so many moving parts it's a wonder that businesses get anything done at all. Phones ringing, papers shuffling, and executives hustling, to the untrained eye, a busy office may appear somewhat chaotic. The best managers and leaders know that the reason everything continues to flow is because customized systems are in place to get the job done. Read more …


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