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Updated: How To Prepare For A Nursing Job Interview

Nursing Job Interview Cedar Rapids Iowa City

Prepping for a nursing job interview might seem straightforward but the field of nursing carries with it additional considerations beyond what is expected of other job candidates.  After all, people are putting the care of their loved ones in your hands. Hospital and clinic administrators have to interview and hire accordingly, especially given the large number of job openings in most markets. Interview Preparation: Focus On What You Can Bring To the Nursing Job Give serious thought to what you might be asked and how best to answer.

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Updated: Lessons in moving and relocation

Cedar Rapids Boomerang - Relocating to Cedar Rapids

After bouncing around a few different cities in the Midwest over the last couple years, I made the challenging, yet right decision to move back to my hometown of Cedar Rapids in January of 2018.  Most recently I had been in Chicago, and while Chicago offered much in the way of dining, nightlife, and entertainment that the Corridor may not, ultimately the lifestyle, traffic, and living expenses were too much for me to justify hanging around.

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Updated: Phone Interview Tips and Tricks

Phone Interview Tips Corridor Careers Iowa City Cedar Rapids

Nowadays, companies are turning to phone interviews more and more to start the recruiting process. Phone screens or initial interviews are your first chance to make an impression on a potential employer so it's important to treat them just as seriously as you would an in-person interview. Below are some tips to help perfect your phone interview skills and help you land that job. Be Prepared Just like with a face-to-face interview, it's imperative to be as prepared as possible for a phone interview.

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Updated: 7 Reasons to Continue Your Education

continuing education class with older and younger adults

So you're considering continuing your education? Whether it's because you're ready to move jobs, looking for a higher position or just seeking to challenge yourself, there are many benefits to continuing your education. Below are seven reasons you should consider continuing your education. 1. Make More Money Although there is an upfront investment, one great benefit of continuing your education is that you'll gain more money. A person with their Master's degree makes, on average, $200 more a week than their colleagues with only bachelor degrees. This adds up to almost an extra $10,000 a year. 2.

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