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As you leave your academic life and clinical rotations behind and enter the job market, you’ll need to find a way to differentiate yourself from your peers. Recent graduates, by nature, don’t have much experience in hospital or private practice settings, so they typically need to rely on their unique traits and academic accomplishments in… Read more »

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Great managers are worth more than gold; these are the people who organize and rally your teams, keep everyone on track, and make sure that all talents and skill sets are being deployed to your company’s best advantage. When employees aren’t sure where to turn next or how to tackle a specific challenge, managers point… Read more »

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Far too often, the interests of the manufacturing industry are overlooked by legislators, lawmakers and voters due to general misconceptions about what manufacturing means and what it represents to the economy and society as a whole. Just as often, younger workers and students neglect to consider this industry as they contemplate their future careers and… Read more »

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If the November blahs are starting to get you down and you’re waiting for the cheer of the holidays to drift in and break up your feelings of isolation and job search frustration, you’re not alone. Most job seekers start to lose focus around the end of the year, and staying on track can be… Read more »

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As a nursing candidate, you already know that your potential employers are looking for a highly specialized set of clinical skills. Your education, experience and target positions may focus on pediatric cardiology, geriatrics, ICU care, orthopedic surgery, or any number of specific technical and clinical areas. But in addition to your ability to replace a… Read more »

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During the busy upcoming fall and winter season, manufacturing managers and operations pros will face one signature problem that may overshadow every other issue for a few months: Scheduling. Will you have enough personnel on site to handle the tasks your facility will require? And if necessary, how will you face the perfect storm of… Read more »

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As part of its next Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute Grant, the Department of Energy will soon be offering $70 million in grant funding to support the development of smart projects like sensors, new platforms, tighter controls, and energy efficient modeling. Grants will be available to manufacturing organizations that can reduce costs or improve energy… Read more »

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Your interview is scheduled for next week, and you’re feeling prepared, optimistic, and confident…more or less. You know you’re a great fit for this job, but you still to make your case and close the deal without any hitches or blunders. Of course you’ll be practicing your elevator pitch, choosing your attire carefully and getting… Read more »

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It’s no secret that on a list of the nation’s most stressful professions, nursing ranks close to the top. Nurses across every facility type and every area of specialization spend an epic portion of the day on their feet and in constant motion. They often take responsibility for more clients at a time then they… Read more »

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When you stop and think about the multiple factors that keep your business in motion, raise revenue, and cut costs, worker safety lies just under the surface. A commitment to a safe workplace means longer retention, higher productivity, and a greater sense of mutual trust between your teams and their managers. All of these translate… Read more »