Leadership in Nursing: Becoming a Charge Nurse

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” -Albert Schweitzer Charge nurses fill a unique role. As caretakers, supervisors, liaisons and point people, these professionals balance the responsibility found in managerial roles with the medical competencies of registered nurses (RNs). For those considering a career in this exciting field,… Read more »

Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in Nursing

 “If I have seen further, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” -Sir Isaac Newton Best practices are the backbone of effective nursing. For nurses to succeed in their work, it is crucial for them to understand what procedures are most supported by research-based evidence and to continue learning as these conclusions change…. Read more »

Nursing Shoes: What Every Nurse Needs to Know

According to The Permanente Journal, the average nurse working a 10-hour shift can walk nearly three-and-a-half miles a day. With this much constant movement, wearing comfortable and supportive nursing shoes is essential. Here are some helpful hints for nurses that can ensure both optimal foot care and long-term health. The Importance of Wearing Good Nursing… Read more »

Futuristic Technology: 5 Inventions Innovating Our Lives

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic.” -Arthur C. Clarke Nothing else delights and inspires quite like technological innovation. From observing the universe to manipulating the smallest microchip, inventions are helping us do more and achieve more than we ever thought possible. Here are five exciting advancements that seem to come from the future…. Read more »

5 Useful Tips to Help You Prepare for Nursing School

“Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion, as hard a preparation, as any painter’s or sculptor’s work…” -Florence Nightingale Those entering nursing school already appreciate some of the dedication and work required to be a successful healthcare professional. Although a nursing education may seem… Read more »

The UX Design Process: A Beginner’s Guide to User Experience

User experience, or UX, is an area of tech development that focuses on the quality of interactions between customers and the products they use. In addition to technical specifications, UX professionals concern themselves with how users feel about products. Ideally, they make apps, websites and other products highly useful, easy to operate and fun to… Read more »

5 Types of Software Development Models

The software development industry has never seen a more productive time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in this sector are expected to increase 17 percent by 2024 — a much faster rate than the national average. As opportunities in this field continue to expand, the industry has created numerous types of software… Read more »

How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions Using the STAR Technique

At some point or another, every person seeking employment will need to prepare for a job interview. Interviews are an important part of the hiring process. They give candidates the opportunity to demonstrate why they’re suitable for a position and offer employers the ability to assess a candidate’s potential for long-term success. Hiring professionals frequently… Read more »

Basic Accounting Terms for Business Leaders

  “The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.” – Socrates In any field of study, the road to success begins with learning certain fundamental concepts. In business, this means becoming familiar with terms used to describe money and commerce. Below are 20 common accounting terms and their definitions.   List of Basic Accounting… Read more »

10 Reasons Why Majoring in Business Administration Is a Good Idea

Majoring in Business According to the National Center for Education Statistics, business remains the most popular major among undergraduates. The reason is clear. In today’s competitive job market, an in-depth understanding of the business world is critical to building a successful career. Below are 10 reasons why majoring in business is a sound decision for… Read more »