Tips for Starting a New Healthcare Job

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You spent a lot of time preparing for this. You’ve landed a new healthcare job, and you can’t wait to get started - but first day jitters are bound to pop up. If you’re nervous about your first day (week, month, and year), we have 4 tips for you to start your new healthcare job on the right foot!Learn All You CanTake advantage of your training and orientation period. Many people try to show their competence by moving out of the training period as quickly as possible, but that’s a mis... read more.

  • May 17, 2017
Is It Too Late To Change Careers?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

If you’ve made your way to this blog post, you’re asking yourself an important question. Is it too late to change careers? This is a crippling question, usually inspired by fear. Read on to learn the most common reasons people think it is too late to change careers - and why, in fact, it isn’t.I’m too old to learn something new and change careers.“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” but thankfully, you’re not a dog. It doesn’t matter how old you are;... read more.

  • May 11, 2017
The Ultimate Guide to Studying

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Tests are hard, but studying for them can take the pressure off. Unfortunately, knowing how to study isn’t something that just comes naturally. Most people don’t know the best ways to study and then they wonder why they fail the test after an all night cram session. If you’re spending tons of time studying and still struggling with the test, you may be doing it wrong. Check out our ultimate guide to studying for tips and tricks on how to study more effectively.Take Good NotesThe key to goo... read more.

  • May 03, 2017
Tips for Balancing School and Life

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Going to school is like a full time job, and if you already have a job and/or family responsibilities, you probably need a little help juggling it all. We’ve got some tips for balancing school and life that should help keep you from feeling overwhelmed.Take Care of YourselfThis may seem counterintuitive, but the most important thing you can do to keep up with your responsibilities is to take some time for yourself. Get enough sleep. Relax. Eat well. These things are imperative to keeping yourself heal... read more.

  • April 28, 2017
Most Popular Healthcare Careers [Infographic]

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Investing in your career is always a great idea, especially when it’s a job as rewarding as one in healthcare. Whether you’re having a difficult time deciding on a career path, or you’re interested in learning more about healthcare career opportunities, Manhattan Institute can help. Read on to learn about the most popular healthcare careers in the US.A career in healthcare is one full of rewarding opportunities and provides you with meaningful work where you can truly make a difference in... read more.

  • April 19, 2017
3 Healthy Lunches for Students on a Budget

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Are you looking to save some money and improve your health at the same time? Stop going out to lunch! Just because you’re in school and maybe still working doesn’t mean that you have to do a grab-and-go lunch. Plan ahead and pack your lunch. If you are looking for ideas, we compiled a list of our favorite 3 healthy lunches for students on a budget.Overnight Oatmeal ParfaitIf time is tight, you don’t want something that has to be cooked. Overnight oatmeal parfait may sound like a breakfast... read more.

  • April 11, 2017
Why Switch to a Medical Career?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

When asked what you wanted to be when you grew up, your current job is not what you had in mind. It’s time for a change, so why switch to a medical career?Switch to a Medical Career for Job SecurityTechnology is changing everything, and many jobs are at risk. Automation has replaced jobs across almost every industry, but healthcare is still in high demand - and there’s a significant shortage of trained hands to fill the gap. Technology has contributed to a number of advances in the healthcare in... read more.

  • April 04, 2017
Facts About Working in NYC

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Working in NYC is different from working anywhere else in the world, but you have no idea just how different it is. Read on to learn some interesting facts about working in NYC.Your Co-Workers Will ChangeDid you know that approximately 250,000 people move to NYC every year with a similar number moving out? The hustle and bustle of the city extends to the workplace as co-workers move in and out of the city and switch positions and/or employers. Don’t expect to see the same faces year after year; co-wor... read more.

  • March 30, 2017
How Much Do Medical Assistants Make?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

Medical assistants aid other healthcare professionals in providing care for patients and documenting that care. Many people choose medical assisting when they are looking for a career in the medical field because it doesn’t require years and years of training. But how much do medical assistants make? Read on to learn the salary and benefits available to medical assistants.How Much Do Medical Assistants Make in the US?The average annual income for a medical assistant nationwide is $33,459. According to... read more.

  • March 21, 2017
5 Ways To Stay Healthy While Working

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You work hard, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay healthy. When on the go, you need some tricks up your sleeve to keep illness at bay. Thankfully, we’ve compiled 5 ways to stay healthy while working to get you through the busiest weeks.1. Don’t Sleep InSleep is absolutely crucial to your health, but keeping sleep habits positive can be difficult - especially when working long hours or overnight. It may be tempting to sleep in on days off, but research shows that the best way to imp... read more.

  • March 15, 2017