How Nurses Can Improve Their Communication Skills

For nurses, communication is essential for success. You need to listen to patients, give instructions and relay vital information to others. This isn’t an easy task, but you can rise to the challenge. Take Time to Connect With the Patient A nurse’s work life is hectic. You have charts to fill out, tasks to complete… Read More »

How to Become a Successful Nurse Manager

If you recently became a nurse manager, congratulations! Organizations often promote excellent nurses to this role. However, if you don’t have formal management training, you may feel apprehensive. Don’t worry. You can do this. Here are five tips to help you succeed regardless of your experience. Expect a Learning Curve Before you jump into your… Read More »

Tips for Gaining Experience as a Nurse

If you are searching for your first nursing position, you may feel exasperated by the job boards. Every posting requires experience, but you are right out of nursing school. How can get experience if you can’t get a job? Fortunately, a lack of experience doesn’t have to stand between you and employment. Here are five… Read More »

Important Traits Successful Clerical Candidates Should Have

Talented clerical workers can be the backbone of an organization. When life gets hectic, they keep things running smoothly. But, how can your company find that ideal employee? Top clerical workers must display a variety of skills to be efficient in their positions. Here are ten important characteristics to take into consideration during the hiring… Read More »

The Top Skills Needed to Be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) works under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN). The job includes providing basic care to patients, assisting with daily activities, monitoring vital signs, and reporting and documenting changes in patient health. Most nursing assistants are employed either by long-term care facilities, hospitals or… Read More »

The Top Skills Every Welder Should Have

Are you a welder in the market for a new job? If so, you may already know there are certain skills every employer looks for in an employee. The competition in the welding industry is also cutthroat, and you need to stand out from other job applicants. If you want to get hired as a… Read More »

Is a Welding Career Right For Me?

Benefits of a Welding Career

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you have a mind made for math and technology? Do you want a lifelong career that doesn’t require a four-year degree? If you answered “yes” to these questions, a career in welding might be just what you’re looking for. Welding is the skill of joining two pieces… Read More »

The Real Truth About Nursing Jobs in Sioux City and Beyond

To be a nurse, you need to be as skilled as you are fresh, adaptable as you are driven, resilient as you are compassionate. Nursing is not a job for the faint of heart; it’s a job for the biggest ones. As poetic as all that may sound, nurses and their job opportunities are a… Read More »

What College Football and Recruiting Have in Common

college football and career recruitment

It’s November, and that only means one thing in this neck of the woods: college football. Watching the games week in and week out has shown us the strong parallels between football and recruiting for local companies, from the stories of how players came to campus to seeing defensive and offensive lines gel together on… Read More »

Got Skills? Why Trade Workers Are Hot Commodities

Trade workers, like welders, CNC machinists, mechanics, and equipment operators, may not have the “glamour” associated with office work or wardrobe, but they do have something their white collar cohorts often don’t, especially in a recession: job security. This is especially true in the Siouxland area, where manufacturing and production power a huge part of… Read More »