Posts in "Job Seekers"

May is Mental Health Month; a national movement created to raise awareness about mental health. One in four young adults have a mental health issue, and 40 percent are not seeking treatment, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Clearly, it’s important for schools to help fight the stigma and provide support to students who need it.  […]

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Let’s face it — many medical terms are very long and difficult to say. When writing patient reports or conversing with other medical professionals, it can be much easier to use an abbreviation or an acronym to reference these terms.  Of course, it’s not typically wise to work shorthand into conversations with patients and their families. In […]

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As a clinician, you’ve dedicated your professional life to helping others. Working with patients to help them cope with issues brings you great joy, but the job can be taxing. You can’t give your very best to your patients if you’re not in a great mental state yourself.  The importance of self-care for clinicians cannot […]

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After receiving an invitation to interview for a job you’re really excited about, you spend an excessive amount of time preparing for the big day. From coming up with responses to common interview questions to choosing the perfect outfit, no detail is left untouched — at least that’s what you thought.  If you’re like many professionals, you don’t give your […]

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Working as a therapist is your passion. You know this is the job you want, but you’re not sure whether a hospital or clinic setting is right for you. Each type of facility offers the ability to make a lasting impact on patients’ lives, so it’s really a matter of preference.  Whether you’re just starting […]

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You’re ready to find a new behavioral health opportunity, but right now, you’re only searching for permanent positions. The thing is, the traditional route isn’t always the best one.   No doubt, you’ve heard about temporary employment, but you’ve never seriously considered it. You might not realize it, but taking on a short-term role could open doors you never imagined.  Why […]

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Why You Should Set S.M.A.R.T. Career Goals

You have big plans for your career. However, despite knowing exactly where you’re headed, things haven’t been progressing as quickly as you’d like. You’ve set plenty of goals, but they always end up falling by the wayside.  The thing about goals is they’re not all created equal. Vague goals — i.e., increasing your patient base by next […]

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The Top Issues Social Workers Face Today

Being a social worker is an incredibly selfless job. You’ve dedicated your career to helping others cope with their problems. This is very rewarding, but it can also weigh heavily on you.  Since real life doesn’t stop at 5 p.m., it’s not uncommon for you to work nights, weekends, and holidays — as needed by your clients. […]

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Working as a psychiatric nurse is a very big job. In this role, you help people dealing with mental health issues — i.e., schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression. As part of the care team, you help diagnose patients and put them on a treatment plan designed to help them live their best lives. Psychiatric nurses work […]

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Up until now, you’ve always navigated your job search. So far, it’s worked out pretty well for you, but there’s always room for improvement. You’re ready to take the next step in your behavioral health career, and you’re thinking about teaming up with a recruiter, but you’re not quite sure. The thing is, recruiters fill […]

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