What’s Ahead for Healthcare Occupations in 2020?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow by 14 percent from 2018 to 2028, adding approximately 1.9 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations are expected to add more jobs than any other occupational group. Driving this growth is a higher demand for healthcare services, attributed mainly to an agingContinue reading “What’s Ahead for Healthcare Occupations in 2020?”

An Attitude of Gratitude

When the calendar flips to November, our collective thoughts transition toward the holiday that beckons us to count our blessings. Many annual Thanksgiving family gatherings include a time of sharing ‘round the dinner table an answer to the traditional question “What are you thankful for?” But this “attitude of gratitude” often disappears by the timeContinue reading “An Attitude of Gratitude”

National Family Caregivers Month

There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers and those who will need a caregiver.” ― Rosalyn Carter The theme for this year’s National Family Caregivers Month gets to the heart of the matter: “Caregiving Around the Clock.” IncreasingContinue reading “National Family Caregivers Month”

The How and Why of Improving Company Culture

Positive company culture is a crucial component to employees finding value and satisfaction in their job. According to research by Deloitte, 94% of executives and 88% of employees deem a distinct, well-defined culture as essential to business success. “Culture is a critical part of an organization’s identity,” says Jake Herway, culture and change subject-matter expert atContinue reading “The How and Why of Improving Company Culture”

5 Reasons to Consider a Job in Healthcare

According to the Bureau for Labor Statistics, the healthcare sector created one in every seven new jobs in the United States in 2018, amounting to 346,000 jobs, up from 284,000 jobs created in 2017. As the curtain closed 2018, more than 16.2 million people worked in the healthcare sector, accounting for nearly 11% of all jobsContinue reading “5 Reasons to Consider a Job in Healthcare”

4 Strategies to Enjoy Greater Job Engagement

We know job engagement matters. Research shows that higher engagement impacts a plethora of positive outcomes including individual job performance and team effectiveness as well as customer satisfaction ratings.  “When you feel engaged at work, you’re energized, focused, and motivated to do better. And that energy spreads – you’re a joy to be around! And not justContinue reading “4 Strategies to Enjoy Greater Job Engagement”

Think Heart Healthy this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, candy hearts, all things red, and of course, chocolate, consume out thoughts as the mid-winter holiday turns our attention to matters of the heart associated with love. But there’s another heart we should be concerned with in February and throughout the entire year, reminds the American Heart Association. As theContinue reading “Think Heart Healthy this Valentine’s Day”

Thanksgiving & Healthy Make a Great Pair

Let’s face it. No one wants to think about dieting when it comes to Thanksgiving Dinner. With visions of decades-old family recipes dancing in ones’ head, most folks purge all thoughts of healthy eating and plan to indulge to their heart’s content at the annual family Thanksgiving dinner. While a one-day hiatus from healthy eatingContinue reading “Thanksgiving & Healthy Make a Great Pair”

Healthy Eating On-The-Go

For many folks, those two scenarios, “eating healthy” and “meals on-the-go” present an oxymoron. Hectic schedules and face-paced lives have us grabbing a bite here, a snack there, of whatever’s fast and easy. And too often, these on-the-go chow times do not qualify as healthy by anyone’s standards. While we may try to justify poorContinue reading “Healthy Eating On-The-Go”

Preventive Measures Save Lives

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7 out of 10 Americans die each year from chronic diseases, many of which are preventable. Timely preventive care can thwart many illnesses and detect others early enough that proper treatment will allow for management of the condition. But we Americans are a stubbornContinue reading “Preventive Measures Save Lives”