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By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Many people spend years training for a career only to find that they don’t enjoy it or aren’t good at it. So what can you do to avoid landing a job that just isn’t right? There are a few steps you can take, and the first one is reading this list of tips for deciding if a career in healthcare is right for you.Evaluate YourselfFirst thing’s first, take a long hard look in the mirror. Learn more about the healthcare career that appeals to you - specifically what the daily job would be l... read more.

  • September 28, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

The New York job market is highly competitive, and interviewing for a position at a NY Hospital can be intimidating - especially if you’re interviewing at one of the top hospitals. There’s no need to stress about your interview, though. If you follow these 4 tips for interviewing for a position at a NY hospital, you’ll be just fine.Show Up On TimeThere’s no faster way to get your resume thrown in the trash can than to show up late to your interview. In a city where traffic and commut... read more.

  • September 16, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Where you work plays a huge role in your happiness. If you are looking for a job change or are just entering the healthcare field, you are probably curious about what the top rated hospitals are and how to get a job there. Every year, U.S. News ranks the best hospitals across the country. New York is always well-represented with numerous hospitals making the list.Below you will find the 5 top rated hospitals to work at in New York, along with links to their career section so you can get started applying for... read more.

  • August 25, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Like many Americans, you probably feel trapped under a pile of bills and debt. Maybe you’re unemployed and struggling to find work or underemployed, earning less than you need at an unfulfilling job. Whether you are on your own or struggling to support your family, you don’t have to feel this way anymore. Getting a medical career can change your life, and it doesn’t have to take years of school to get started.How Getting a Medical Career Can Change Your LifeThe Healthcare industry is growi... read more.

  • July 05, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Allied healthcare includes technicians (less than two years of schooling required) and therapists/technologists. These crucial members of the healthcare team are responsible for identifying, evaluating, and preventing diseases as well as providing dietary and nutrition services and rehabilitation and health systems management. If you are thinking about entering this growing field, you’re probably wondering, “how do I start a career as an allied healthcare worker?”Well, we’ve got the... read more.

  • June 29, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

When it comes to landing your dream job in healthcare, your first step is actually getting an interview. Your healthcare resume will make or break your chances. Resumes are one of the most important documents that you can write, and the pressure can be overwhelming. Many people freeze up when they are writing a resume, but there's no reason to stress out. Curious how to write a great healthcare resume? Follow these tips and land your interview - and your dream job.Write a Professional Healthcare ResumeYour... read more.

  • May 04, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

When people think about the healthcare industry, most only consider doctors and nurses. However, the field offers a broad selection of positions for other medical professionals. With healthcare spending projected to reach 20% of the U.S. economy within the next six years, there is greater career opportunity in the healthcare field.Comprising nearly 60% of the workforce, Allied Health Professionals is one such career path that can jumpstart your career and offers growth opportunities for future advancement.... read more.

  • November 04, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

As of May 2015, health care and health services positions were among the most hired, second only to business and professional service positions. According to the Department of Labor, the demand for healthcare positions is high with over 430,000 positions to be filled. This trend will continue as the existing population continues to age and demand better healthcare. If you are pursuing a career in health services, here are a few statistics to help you decide your professional career path here in New York Cit... read more.

  • July 09, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA, CNA, Students

A certified nursing assistant is so much more than a mere assistant. Your responsibility extends from the doctor to the patients and their families. You are the first face the patient sees in the office, so your energy and your friendly demeanor make the patient feel at ease while your job skills ensure that the appointment goes smoothly.Balancing interpersonal skills with professional skills are key to being the best CNA you can be, and this quick job description will help you better understand what a CNA... read more.

  • June 30, 2015

By Ed Schwartz, Posted in Students

I remember when my brother was 17 years old and going for his first job at Rapid Messenger Company. He left in tye dye jeans (A fad in the 70’s), a rock and roll tee shirt, and a bandana in his back pocket.My mom stopped my brother and told him that if he wanted the job, he has to dress like he was going to a wedding. My mom continued to explain to my brother that it is her generation that will be judging and hiring him.  It turns out that she gave him good advice, because my brother landed... read more.

  • June 03, 2015