Tips for Surviving the Night Shift

If you’ve never worked a night shift before, the complete change in mindset can be maddening. But it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of tried and true techniques for surviving the night shift. And there are a lot of benefits to working alternative hours, often including higher pay. If you think this is… Read more »

Effective Management Tips for Your Nursing Staff

Improving skills is always a lifelong pursuit. If you want to become a better nurse manager, some tips can help you be more effective. These are things you can put into practice immediately before your next shift. Here are some of the ways you can become a better nurse manager for your staff tomotivate them,… Read more »

How to Deal With Death as a Nurse

No one wants to think about it, but when you work in the healthcare industry, especially as a nurse, you will come face to face with the specter of death more times than you’d want. Some nurses work specifically in hospice to help make the transition easier for those facing the end of life. But… Read more »

Reasons You Should Be Encouraging Your Employees to Take Vacation

There’s a big problem in today’s working culture, especially in healthcare environments. No employees feel like they can take days off. They are either worried they’ll be viewed as replaceable and let go by their employers or they have concerns about leaving the control of their work in someone else’s hands. But neither of these… Read more »

How to Develop Thick Skin In the Nursing Field

Nurses have a really hard job. They’re exposed to a lot of things, experience a lot of stress, and are expected to remain professional at all times. While it’s completely okay to have feelings about what you do day-to-day, there may be occasions where developing a thick skin is essential to maintaining your sanity. Here… Read more »

3 Reasons to be Transparent with Candidates In Interview

Interviewing is a complex process, and as a manager, you need to be sure that you’re properly vetting and hiring the best candidates every time. Management does have some responsibilities when meeting new candidates, and one of those is clear and effective communication. To hire top healthcare talent, you should consider how transparency during the… Read more »

4 Ways Being Bilingual Can Help You Land A Nursing Job

Being able to speak two or more languages can give anyone an advantage, but it’s particularly true for nurses. Whatever languages you speak, there is always a need for medical professionals to assist with the community. But can your language skills help you land a nursing job? You can have a great chance at your… Read more »

5 Appealing Ways to Position a Healthcare Job for Your Candidates

The job market can shift dramatically in just a few years. During the recovery from the recession, people felt lucky to find a new job, but that’s no longer the case. Now the tables have turned and it’s a candidate market again, especially for nurses. So, how do employers find and hire top candidates? Here… Read more »

Battling Burnout in the Medical Profession

The medical profession is a high-stress job, so it’s no wonder that burnout can be a factor for nurses and other medical staff. Demands on time, including long hours, and challenges with work/life balance can easily produce feelings of stress and frustration. Battling burnout in medical professionals is the job of both the employee and… Read more »

How to Build A Sense of Community Amongst Your Nurses

In any workplace, it’s important that a team have a good rapport and working relationship. But it’s imperative that nurses have a good sense of community since patient care is often reliant on the ability of your staff to work well together as a team. You can help build and foster a sense of community… Read more »