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Posted July 29, 2015 by

Health Insurance Options for College Graduates

Brandon Cruz

Brandon Cruz, President of GoHealth Insurance

Graduating from college is an exciting time that is full of new experiences. While embarking on the post-college journey, it’s important for new graduates to consider how they intend to obtain health insurance. The good news is that today’s young adults may have more options than in the past. Consider six different ways for college graduates to get covered. (more…)

Posted March 30, 2015 by

Leaving the Nest: 3 Tips for a Smooth Transition

Woman labeling moving box at home

Woman labeling moving box at home. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As graduation day and taking on your first real job get closer, the realities of true adulthood and independence begin to show themselves. This may feel like a scary time, but like most young adults, you’ll simply learn how to handle situations as they come. But to get you started, these three tips will help manage some of the more pressing issues. (more…)

Posted December 05, 2014 by

Questions and Myths Regarding Your Nursing Career

Brian Short

Brian Short, Founder and CEO of allnurses.com

Whether you are a nursing student or a new grad, you probably have many questions surrounding your future as a nurse. Let’s look at a few of the more common questions and myths that keep coming up.

Why do I keep reading about a nursing shortage when I know nurses are having trouble finding jobs?

There has been talk of a nursing shortage for years, but it hasn’t fully kicked in – yet. That’s partly because many baby boomer nurses – group that comprises the largest segment of the nursing population – have delayed their retirement for a variety of reasons. As they continue to age and shift out of the workforce, the nursing shortage will become more apparent. (more…)

Posted September 17, 2014 by

What Does the Future Hold for Nursing?

No question that nurses are some of the most important people in the workforce.  So, what does the future of nursing look like?  For those who are interested in this profession, learn more from an infographic in the following post. (more…)

Posted June 11, 2014 by

Consider Insurance Sales to Launch a Successful Career

Peter Leighton

Peter Leighton, Vice President of Recruiting for Combined Insurance

It’s no secret that college graduates in today’s economy face a tough job market, possibly the toughest in decades.  U.S. Labor Department statistics note that 36 percent of the 3-million recent grads in their twenties are currently unemployed or underemployed, many working part-time jobs that don’t use their degree. Many feel frustrated to be spending these critical career-building years working as retail and customer service clerks, or as waiters, bartenders or manual laborers, after years of hard work to earn those degrees.

It doesn’t have to be that way.  For those who are ambitious, determined and self-motivated and enjoy working with people, there is an alternative path.

You may want to consider sales. (more…)

Posted February 24, 2014 by

Entry Level Jobs in Nursing May Lead to Huge Starting Salaries

Nursing graduates have the potential to make top salaries on their entry level jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

an associate degree could land an entry-level job starting at $70,000- $75,000 per year. That’s the statistic given during an informational meeting on Monday, Feb. 10, about Saddleback College’s nursing program by Tammy…

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Posted January 10, 2014 by

Don’t Tune Out the Health Care Debate

A health insurance policy with a pen for signing the papers

A health insurance policy with a pen for signing the papers. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

During the past six months, health insurance has earned a dismal political reputation because of the firestorm over the Affordable Care Act. But regardless of how polarizing the discussion has become, you should pay attention to it. As a college student or recent graduate, your role and responsibility regarding health insurance could soon change, and you could find yourself facing some important decisions.

Health insurance, or lack of it, can profoundly influence your well-being – physically and financially. No matter what side of the debate you fall on, you’ll need to make some choices in 2014. We’ve winnowed the process down to three steps to help you: (more…)

Posted December 27, 2013 by

The Hidden Benefits of Part Time Work

In the news, you may hear about people who are underemployed; these individuals are part-time workers.  While some people might prefer having full-time jobs, they shouldn’t sleep on part-time opportunities.  The following infographic shares the hidden benefits of part-time work, as well as other related information. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2013 by

Entry Level Job Seekers May Work for Private Employers Cooperating with Healthcare Reform

If you are searching for an entry level job or other position, your potential employer may be a participant in healthcare reform.  Learn more in the following post.

By Rob Starr, Content Manager Big4.com Given the background leading to its implementation, it’s no wonder PwC’s Ken Esch, a partner with PwC’s Private Company Services practice was admittedly a little taken aback when PwC’s latest Trendsetter Barometer Survey reported 56% of private companies were already complying with the

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Posted June 04, 2013 by

Where Does Health Care Reform Fit into Your Search for an Entry Level Job?

You may hear talk about how health care reform could affect your job search.  So, what might it mean for finding an entry level job?  The following post has more information.

Anyone paying attention knows that the U.S. economy, and by extension the job market, is not what it used to be. This fact has made life extremely difficult for job seekers looking for gainful employment. What you might not know is that the Affordable Care Act could be contributing to your tough job search.

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