Attracting Healthcare Talent in the Post COVID Market

It is a job seeker’s market in the healthcare industry. This trend will continue indefinitely. For example, the demand for nurses is critical. There are over 4,000,000 nurses in the United States; 1,000,000 more nurses are needed within one year. …

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The Value of Mentorship: Creating Opportunities for People of Color

Illustrated by Marian Blair

Mentoring can play a crucial role in our professional success, and this is especially true for people of color. Due to the disparity in diversity of representation within leadership combined with a lack of access to …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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How to Be Happier at Work, According to an Optimization Manager

To use the concept of optimization to be happier at work—and in life—I’ve found a four-step process to be most useful:

1.

Pinpoint what you’re optimizing for.

This might sound easy, but it’s probably the most work-intensive step of all …

By Colleen White - The Muse
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2021 in Review for Women at Work | Takeaways from McKinsey & LeanIn.org’s Annual Report

In the second year of the global pandemic, we experienced and witnessed unprecedented workplace challenges, labor shortages, increased stress and grief, and the growing demand for racial equity. These issues all appear to have disproportionately affected people with marginalized identities. …

By Minah Kim - Idealist Careers
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How to Apply Your Problem Solving Skills in the Workplace

Illustration by Marian Blair

Problem solving is a “soft skill” valued by just about every employer. And its importance will only grow in the future—the World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025 (and beyond), employers will increasingly seek out creative …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Employers Are Expanding Benefits and Perks in Response to COVID and the “Great Resignation”—Here’s What to Look For

COVID-19 has shifted many people’s perspectives of what they want out of work and life. Maybe working remotely for the first time during COVID made your former commute seem intolerable. Or maybe you’ve decided that protecting your mental health means

By Allison Torres Burtka - The Muse
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