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3 LinkedIn Tips to Connecting to People You May Not Know

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 29, 2014 8:00:00 AM

LinkedIn is not a true social network in the sense that it is where people go to chat and share details of their personal lives. It’s a site for professionals and job seekers, and as such, there are some basic and very important guidelines that people should follow when connecting with others whom you don’t know that well personally.

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Topics: LinkedIn Resources

Work-Life Balance: You Can Have it All Through Integration

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 26, 2014 8:00:00 AM

If you're working and raising a family, chances are the conversation about work/life balance has come up once or twice or a thousand times. There is a lot of pressure to find the time and resources to have a happy and fulfilling life.  

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

2014 Pharmacists Theme "Access Pharmacists & Access Health"

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 25, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Pharmacists work hard on your behalf to make sure your medications are properly administered. They are a safeguard between you and medication errors including allergies, unsafe medication interactions, pregnancy or breastfeeding medication restrictions, safety recalls and dosing or prescription errors.

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Topics: Healthcare

Workplace Productivity: Create the Extraordinary Out of the Ordinary

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 24, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Extraordinary employees usually don't waltz into your office. If they do, they are often the product of great leadership and hard work. Many of those employees may be in your midst even now. You and your colleagues can achieve greatness by implementing a few new perspectives within your workplace:

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Topics: Management & Leadership, Productivity

Occupational & Physical Therapists Celebrate National Rehab Awareness

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 22, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Occupational and Physical Therapists work hard all year to help people recover from injuries, and to improve the quality of life for people with temporary or permanent disabilities. Whether you have a temporary muscular condition or a permanent physical condition, occupational therapy and physical therapy can usually increase your physical capabilities or help you adapt your standard routine to accommodate new limitations. Most people are not aware of how much they can improve their physical ailments until they work directly with a therapist toward rehabilitation.

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Topics: Healthcare

Mental Health Professionals Celebrate World Alzheimer's Day

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 18, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Every year on September 21st, we celebrate World Alzheimer's Day. Alzheimer's is a debilitating disease that strikes people in middle age or old age. It causes continuing mental deterioration that leads to premature senility. While anyone who has loved and cared for a friend or family member with Alzheimer's knows that it is nothing to celebrate, this annual event is used to increase awareness of the disease and serves as an opportunity to raise money to continue research into a cure for this terrible, fatal affliction.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

Got Heart? Maybe Your Future Career Lies in Special Education

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 17, 2014 8:00:00 AM

If you possess a great heart, a lot of patience, and a natural interest in seeing that people have access to support for maximum personal growth, you might consider looking into the field of special education. As our understanding of differences in learning styles and learning challenges has expanded, more classifications of special ed workers have become necessary.

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Topics: Career Advice, Behavioral Health, Education

Healthcare Staffing Celebrates National Staffing Employee Week

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 15, 2014 8:00:00 AM

When a hospital or long term care facility is under staffed, everyone suffers. The patients can see longer wait times, or feel like the medical staff they interact with are distracted or overwhelmed. Doctors, nurses and supporting staff struggle to keep everything going smoothly when there are jobs that need filled at their practice.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Report States That Elder Care Will be Difficult for Aging Baby Boomers

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 11, 2014 8:00:00 AM

A new report from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), which is part of the National Institutes of Health, states that the rising number of baby boomers and their complex health issues will make elder care more difficult.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Bringing Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Week into the Light

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 10, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Suicide is a worldwide problem, and a group of concerned agencies are working to bring the hidden threat of suicide into the light with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2014. The theme for this year is “Suicide Prevention: One World Connected,” and focuses on raising awareness that suicide is a major and preventable cause of premature deaths around the world.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

Celebrate World Physical Therapy Day on September 8

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 8, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Did you know that there are over 350,000 physical therapists, operating in over 100 countries, who help their fellow citizens to achieve greater strength, mobility, dexterity and otherwise improve their physical health? And did you know that, in 27 countries surveyed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, only 44 percent of people with disabilities were employed, while 75 percent of people without a disability were employed?

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Topics: Healthcare

Self-Improvement Tips For Making Difficult Choices

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 4, 2014 8:00:00 AM

We’ve all been faced with difficult choices in our lives. Sometimes it’s choosing between two (or more!) fantastic job opportunities—which might or might not involve moving to a new company, or a new city. Other times it’s about what your career track itself will look like, such as whether you want to shift to part-time or freelance work in order to spend more quality time with your children for a few years.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Speech Therapy Bingo - Much More Than a Game!

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 3, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Bingo is a game that is familiar to everyone. A blog called Heather’s Speech Therapy has adapted the favorite game for helping the speech impaired to enunciate better.

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Topics: Healthcare

Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's - An Unlikely Pair

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 2, 2014 8:00:00 AM

People with down syndrome are paving the way for a future free of Alzheimer's. Down syndrome occurs most commonly when a person is born with an extra copy of chromosome 21. This birth defect almost guarantees the predisposition of Alzheimer's.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

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