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Top 10 Traits Every Speech Language Pathologist Should Have

Speech language pathology is a rewarding career for the right type of person. Often working in varying conditions with a variety of clients, a speech language pathology career is not for the faint of heart. If you’re currently in the field, or considering this career path, here are 10 traits that every speech language pathologist (SLP) should possess or work on building. [click to continue…]

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10 Traits of Highly Effective Nurse Administrators

by Tera Tuten on October 2, 2012

Nurse Administrators

Nursing school can lead to hundreds of different types jobs and dozens of careers, including the challenging and higher-paying ($60,000 for entry-level head-nurse jobs to more than $150,000 for executive manager positions) avenue of nursing administration.

Most new nurse administrators begin as department managers or staff supervisors and can seek to work-up to becoming department heads or assistant administrators.

Eventually, such professionals may even become administrators or chief executive officer of a facility.

Sure he or she needs to be a confident and decisive communicator, organizer, and consensus-builder with a vast knowledge of nursing science and professional nursing in-practice.

But there’s more.

Whether you’re looking to go through college at the graduate level in hopes of becoming a nurse administrator or looking to do so through retraining, here below are a few traits to aspire to. [click to continue…]

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Last Minute Job Prep Guide

by Tera Tuten on September 4, 2012

It’s 8 am and you:

a)     forgot you had a job interview at 9:30

b)    just got off a call from a hospital/clinic asking if you could come in for a desirable job interview at 9:30

c)     have been asked to attend a job interview much earlier than you expected
There are a decent number of “last minute job interview” guides to prepare for a job as little as a day in advance – but in this day & age, let’s get real: Sometimes – for whatever reason – you and/or an employer may not even have a day…

…So if you ever find yourself staring down the barrel of a job interview where minutes count, here’s what you do: [click to continue…]

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Career Tips for School Professionals

by Tera Tuten on July 24, 2012

Career Tips for School Professionals

If you walk into a school today, the classrooms may look the same on the outside, but the focus within and around the world of education has changed dramatically. The schools that you grew up in are very different than those that people work in today. It is often a battle to keep up on the latest educational buzz words. As a school professional, it is important to remember some items in keys areas along the way. [click to continue…]

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