Tag: health care jobs

  • ​The Big Boom In Health Care Jobs

    ​The Big Boom In Health Care Jobs

    More than doctors and nurses are in demand

    Professionals across the board are in demand to support the healthcare industry, including accountants, IT professionals and technicians. Continue Reading

  • 50 Best Companies For Older Workers

    50 Best Companies For Older Workers

    AARP and Society for Human Resource Management's annual ranking of best employers for the plus-50 set. Continue Reading

  • 10 Highest-Paying Temp Jobs

    10 Highest-Paying Temp Jobs

    One way to get a foot in the door of a desirable employer is to get hired as a temp. This year, 40 percent of employers plan to hire temporary and contract workers, compared to 36 percent last year, according to an annual forecast by CareerBuilder (an AOL Jobs sponsor). Of these companies, 42 percent plan to... Continue Reading

  • Health Care Jobs In Highest Demand In 2013

    Health Care Jobs In Highest Demand In 2013

    As a huge proportion of the population gets older, there will be a high demand for better health care services, cutting-edge technology, and new drugs -- along with the doctors, nurses, lab researchers, technicians, and administrators who can propel the industry forward. Continue Reading

  • It's Not Just A Low-Wage Recovery

    It's Not Just A Low-Wage Recovery

    Factories that make aircraft, cars and machinery have made up a good chunk of the job gains over the past two years, as have hospitals and doctors' offices. Continue Reading

  • 10 Fastest-Growing Industries For Jobs

    10 Fastest-Growing Industries For Jobs

    With the economy making a comeback, some industries are now showing robust growth. Continue Reading

  • Confessions Of A Manhattan Nutritionist: Confronting Bingers And 'Emotional Eaters'

    Confessions Of A Manhattan Nutritionist: Confronting Bingers And 'Emotional Eaters'

    "Much of my job is like being a therapist," says a Manhattan-based nutritionist of her practice. Continue Reading

  • 10 Industries Set To Boom

    10 Industries Set To Boom

    By Rick Newman It's hard to predict the future, especially if you're still struggling to figure out what's happening in today's economy. But predicting the future is exactly what you need to do if you're enrolling in college, starting a fresh career, or investing in new skills. The pace of change in the... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best Health Care Jobs In 2012 And Beyond

    10 Best Health Care Jobs In 2012 And Beyond

    An aging population, advances in technology and the ongoing implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- also known as "Obamacare" -- ensure that jobs in medical professions will continue to grow in the U.S. for years. Employment for both salaried and hourly workers in the health care... Continue Reading

  • How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

    How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

    By Claire Kaufman Want to do good and be rewarded for it? Nurse practitioners bring together compassionate nursing and expert primary care. And nurse practitioners benefit from a booming job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 26 percent job growth in the coming decade, 2010-2020. Nurse... Continue Reading

  • A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

    A Job In High Demand That Pays $68,000 A Year

    As the nation's baby boomer generation has aged, there's been a corresponding increase in demand for workers to provide health-care services. It comes as little surprise then that the health-care sector has added an average of 28,000 jobs a month during the last 12 months, according to the Bureau of Labor... Continue Reading

  • $100,000-A-Year Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

    $100,000-A-Year Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

    With U.S. workers' wages stagnating, the idea of earning $100,000 a year without a bachelor's degree might seem impossible. But there are jobs that command high salaries, have plenty of openings, and require only certification from a vocational school or an associate degree, typically earned at one of the... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Jobs for College Grads

    Top 10 Jobs for College Grads

    They may not be sexy, and they may not sound all that glamorous, but the most important things about jobs for recent college grads is that they're available, they have a future, and most of all, they pay. A recent study shows that specialized health care positions are hot, as are those that involve a... Continue Reading

  • How to Future-Proof Your Career [Video]

    How to Future-Proof Your Career [Video]

    Great opportunities lie ahead if you're not too fixated on preserving the past

    If your job can be done cheaper some place else in the world, it will be. And if it can be done by a robot or software, it will be. So it might be time to take a look at some other options, according to business and media futurist Robert Tercek. He sat down with AOL for a chat about the future of employment on... Continue Reading

  • Industries to Watch: Health Care

    Industries to Watch: Health Care

    The effects of the recession were certainly felt in all industries, including those perceived as "recession-proof" like health care. In fact, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, health care spending in 2009 grew only 4 percent, the slowest rate in 50 years. Yet despite... Continue Reading

  • UnitedHealth Group Has 3,200 Job Openings

    UnitedHealth Group Has 3,200 Job Openings

    UnitedHealth Group, like so many players in the health care space, is in a hiring mode. Right now, UnitedHealth told Fortune, it has 3,200 openings across the nation, with the biggest demand in information technology and clinical practices. Essentially, the company puts the burden on you to figure out what... Continue Reading

  • 11 Hot Fields for Hiring in 2011

    11 Hot Fields for Hiring in 2011

    Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing Occupational experts like Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., say that America is climbing out of recession and job opportunities are better now than they've been for a long time. But what does this mean for people hoping to advance their career? What can they do in 2011 to be strong... Continue Reading

  • Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has 4,000 Job Openings

    Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has 4,000 Job Openings

    It's no surprise that Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has had 4,000 openings across the nation, reports Fortune. Like much of the health care industry, HCA has been constantly hiring as of late. HCA ranks 77th on the Fortune 500, and is the largest private operator of health care facilities in the world. Continue Reading

  • 10 Careers Mostly Likely to Make You Depressed

    10 Careers Mostly Likely to Make You Depressed

    Clinical depression is not just a disease of the unemployed or an uninvited visitor around the holiday season. No, clinical depression tends to afflict the employed and can hover over them every minute of their working day, no matter the season of the year. Psychology Today lists 10 career paths that have been... Continue Reading

  • Six Top Industries Hiring in 2011

    Six Top Industries Hiring in 2011

    By Carol Tice Which industries will be the hottest in 2011? Though the economy is still sleepy, some industries are moving again, while others struggle. To find out where there's high job demand, we talked to two employment experts: Career expert Robin Ryan, author of '60 Seconds and You're Hired,' and... Continue Reading

  • Hiring in Health Care Slowing Down -- For Now

    Hiring in Health Care Slowing Down -- For Now

    Health care hiring isn't all rosy, at least not right now. In Wisconsin, for example, the number of new jobs created in hospitals has slowed and shortages that were difficult to fill have lessened, reports the 2010 Hospital Workforce Report published by the Wisconsin Hospital Association. This is the first... Continue Reading

  • Health Care Industry Is Still Red Hot, But Don't Get Comfortable

    Health Care Industry Is Still Red Hot, But Don't Get Comfortable

    Health-care job growth is staying red hot, reports Amednews.com. Last month alone, the health care sector added 24,100 new positions. According to the Department of Labor, health care is the third-fastest growing area in the U.S. economy. Ahead of it, in No. 2 place is retail, and the No. 1 is professional... Continue Reading

  • Telehealth Jobs: New $34 Billion Industry, Growing 24 Percent

    Telehealth Jobs: New $34 Billion Industry, Growing 24 Percent

    Telehealth is the future in employment opportunity. Telehealth, where technology and health care meet, is a new $34 billion industry, projected to grow 24 percent in the next four years, reports Advertiser Talk. Continue Reading

  • America's 15 Most Popular Jobs

    America's 15 Most Popular Jobs

    The following is a list of jobs with little in common. Annual salaries for these jobs range from just over $18,000 to more than $110,000. Some don't require workers to graduate high school, while others require a master's degree or higher. The reason they all appear here? They are the most popular jobs in... Continue Reading

  • Hiring: Hospital Near You Seeking Social Media Expert

    Hiring: Hospital Near You Seeking Social Media Expert

    Local hospitals, ranging from Seattle's Swedish Medical Center to Arizona's Mayo Clinic, are hiring in social media marketing, reports Sales-Jobs.Fins.Com. Pay ranges from $60,000 to $80,000 per year. Local hospitals are adopting the communications strategy of using social media to better connect with their... Continue Reading

  • How to Get a Job in Health Care

    How to Get a Job in Health Care

    The Department of Labor estimates that between now and 2014 there will be a 30.3 percent increase in the number of health care jobs -- thanks to both the advancements taking place everyday in science and medicine, and the increasing number of elderly persons that require more health-care services as they age. In... Continue Reading

  • Fastest Growing Jobs in Health Care

    Fastest Growing Jobs in Health Care

    In the two years since the economy began its downward slide, health care has been one of the few industries that continued to rise. Because we're living longer than ever and the baby boomers are aging, demand for health care is growing. Understandably, many people think of health care as all about doctors and... Continue Reading

  • 10 Great-Paying Nursing Jobs

    10 Great-Paying Nursing Jobs

    Not all nurses stick to 12-hour shifts in hospitals. Once they're in the field, many nurses take additional training to become what's known as an advance practice nurse, taking on new challenges in settings from cruise ships to jails. After about five years, most nurses either leave the field or move up, says... Continue Reading

  • The Highest-Paid Medical Jobs

    The Highest-Paid Medical Jobs

    To give you a glimpse of which workers are earning the biggest bucks, here's a list of the highest-paying medical professions today. Continue Reading

  • Confessions of a Phlebotomist: Same four walls, different scenery

    Confessions of a Phlebotomist: Same four walls, different scenery

    First of all, I know that what I do makes most people pretty darn squeamish. Patients tolerate blood tests at best and go faint at worst. But I must tell you that I truly love what I do. The same four walls actually look different from day to day because of the wide variety of people who walk through my door.... Continue Reading