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Dental Hygienist: Salary, Duties and Responsibilities

Dental hygiene is an exciting and rewarding field that continues to grow larger with each passing year. Some estimates suggest the occupation will grow by as much as 33.3% by 2022 – a trend that’s due largely in part to the increased awareness of how dental care is linked to a person’s overall health. As people become […]

 
1 in 8 Americans Employed By U.S. Healthcare Industry

1 in 8 Americans Employed By U.S. Healthcare Industry

Many Americans may take it for granted, but the health care industry is considered one of the largest economic sectors in the United States. A simple thought experiment can make anyone realize that there are many medical professionals in the health care sector. At a regular doctor’s appointment, one might notice the many secretaries and […]

 
The Limits of a Doctor’s Education

The Limits of a Doctor’s Education

Increasingly, doctors are expected to manage some of the business aspects of their clinical practices. While they may have a practice manager to deal with some of the day-to-day challenges, it still falls to them to make strategic business decisions and keep their staff focused on organizational goals. Given their lack of business training, the […]

 
How To Know When It’s Time For A New Career Track

How To Know When It’s Time For A New Career Track

Sometimes in life it’s easy to know when it’s time to make a change. Other times are not so easy to discern. The obvious ones will stick out like a sore thumb–a long desired job opportunity presents itself on a platter and all you have to do is say ‘yes’. The times when it’s not […]

 
A Physician/Motivational Speaker Has 3 Top Tips For Students

A Physician/Motivational Speaker Has 3 Top Tips For Students

I work with a dynamic and incredibly smart man who is a physician and motivational speaker, Dr. Steve Bedwell. He speaks to a lot of business and healthcare groups; I asked him what his advice would be for young people who are students now or folks who are considering a new career track that requires […]

 
7 Tips For Choosing Allied Health Careers

7 Tips For Choosing Allied Health Careers

Allied Health is used to describe a variety of different health industry professions. When you start considering a health-related position under the Allied Health “umbrella”, it can be challenging to know which one will fit your interests and goals for a rewarding career. The following tips will help you decide which of the 80+ positions […]

 
How to Dress for a Medical Assistant Interview

How to Dress for a Medical Assistant Interview

A Medical assistant job interview has a lot more going on within it than you might imagine. While many people believe that a job interview is simply a minor test addressing your accomplishments and work history, the truth is there is much more to it than what is on paper. In most industries, particularly the […]

 
Should You Get Your Health Degree Online?

Should You Get Your Health Degree Online?

Today there is a vast array of options available to people who want to jump start their careers. No longer do you have to attend a premiere 4 year university in order to get a degree, you can go to a local community college just a few miles down the road or one of the […]

 
The Top 10 Most Asked Questions in Medical Job Interviews

The Top 10 Most Asked Questions in Medical Job Interviews

The Allied Health professions offer lucrative and rewarding careers, with strong projected job growth over the next decade. A number of opportunities in the healthcare industry only require a relatively minor amount of education and experience. In order to move into one of those coveted entry-level jobs in these professions, you have to know how […]