Writing Your Own Personal Mission Statement

As we continue to establish the “new normal”, this is a great time to think about what that means to each of us personally. Whether you call it a personal mission statement, vision statement, personal philosophy statement or something else entirely, it’s a succinct description of your mission in life in a form that youContinue reading “Writing Your Own Personal Mission Statement”

Inclusion, Diversity, Equality and Advocacy

Medical Temporaries and its staff share the pain, anger and sadness felt by so many Americans following the tragic killing of George Floyd. Brutality and racism have no place in America, or anywhere else in the world. As a partner of the American Staffing Association, we will work with their IDEA group to promote Inclusion,Continue reading “Inclusion, Diversity, Equality and Advocacy”

Recognizing Nurses on National Nurses Day and 365 Days of the Year

In 1953, Dorothy Sutherland, an employee at the United States Department of Health, sent a letter to President Eisenhower proposing a National Nurses Day. An official proclamation was not made. The following year people began celebrating National Nurses Week on their own. In 1974, President Nixon proclaimed a National Nurse Week. New Mexico nurses initiated aContinue reading “Recognizing Nurses on National Nurses Day and 365 Days of the Year”

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”