Have you ever experienced the feeling at work that everyone around you is unstable? That you're the only level-headed worker in a workplace populated by colleagues whose fits and outbursts are unpredictable, or even psychopathic? Read More »
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... Read More »
It's a profession whose members help save lives on a daily basis. And given that nursing pays relatively well and is one of the fields projected to grow, more men are considering entering the traditionally female profession.
But male nurses are still the butt of jokes -- and not just in movies, as Ben... Read More »
By Vivian Giang
If you happily get out of bed every morning for work, you're one of the lucky ones - not everyone is satisfied with their current job.
These people feel stuck for a variety of reasons, including low pay, irregular hours or the inability to move upward, says a report published by CareerBliss. Read More »
By Susan Ricker
Are you an extrovert who doesn't shy away from confrontation? The type who would intervene to settle friends' arguments? Would you tell someone not to cut the line in the supermarket? Or maybe you don't mind telling a co-worker to stop stealing your Diet Coke from the office fridge? Bottom... Read More »
Growing demand for health services and declining productivity will result in millions more health-care jobs by the end of the decade -- regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules next week on "Obamacare," a new Georgetown University report shows.
The demand for workers within the health-care industry is... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
There are few stories more heart-wrenching than those in which workers take advantage of vulnerable senior citizens. But the case involving 86-year-old Renee Fuld is particularly egregious because the New York City woman also is disabled.
Fuld's aide, Jackie Pokuwaah, 52, was arrested last year for... Read More »
An Atlanta nurse is being praised for going beyond the call of duty for donating a kidney to save a patient with a rare autoimmune disorder.
The nurse, Allison Batson, 48, donated one of her kidneys to 23-year-old Clay Taber, a patient diagnosed with Goodpasture's Syndrome nearly two years ago. (The two are... Read More »
Whether companies should pay employees for the time it takes them to get into uniforms required to perform the job has long been a bone of contention between management and labor.
The issue has been raised again by two nurses in Colorado, who have filed a lawsuit because they believe they should be paid to... Read More »
New or old to the job market, you probably thought a college degree and a little elbow grease would land a job, if not the perfect one.
That's what happened to Kyle Holmes. The Ohio State graduate pursued nutrition with hopes of becoming a registered dietitian. But when he couldn't get a job after graduation... Read More »