November 2011

Recently, we've focused a lot on boosting your career options by improving or increasing your skills. Today I'm going to focus on a more specialized field that's in hot demand.Many people come to We Care Online to start a career in a nursing home or...

Halloween has come and gone and that means the fall holiday season is in full swing. For most people, the time from Thanksgiving through the new year is a blur. You're planning meals, shopping for gifts, welcoming relatives from out of town, or traveling to...

Work in the healthcare field can be stressful and involve long hours or challenging working conditions, but it is also one of the most personally rewarding jobs. I hear this again and again from Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, and others who work directly...

In my last post, I offered some tips on asking for a raise, but what if that's not your goal? Sure, we can all use a little extra money, but sometimes there are other, more important issues. Negotiating a change in your work schedule, work...

In my last post, I offered some tips on asking for a raise, but what if that's not your goal? Sure, we can all use a little extra money, but sometimes there are other, more important issues. Negotiating a change in your work schedule, work...

Unless you work in a government office with a fixed pay structure, chances are that you have room to negotiate with your salary. Many people complain about being overworked and underpaid, but how many of us take the time to do something about that? If...

As many people struggle with unemployment or underemployment, I wanted to focus on a trend I've noticed among job seekers. It seems that people looking for work - especially those with specialized medical training or certifications - tend to get hung up on a job...

In these tough economic times the question on everyone's minds is "Where are the jobs?". We keep hearing that healthcare is among the fastest growing professions, but what does that mean for you? Right now, one of the biggest trends in the healthcare industry is...

While the majority of We Care Online students work in residential long-term care facilities (as Certified Nurse Aides, etc.), a growing number are choosing to work in the home health care field. The demand for in-home care is increasing, too, and with it, more people...

I saw this video making the rounds online and just had to share it here. Anyone who works in the healthcare industry knows that the job is so much more than just punching the time clock and going through the motions. You're touching lives and...

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