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How to hire the next generation for the long-term

19th October , 2016|Employers, Hiring Tips, Industry News|

New employees are at the highest risk of turnover within the first 90 days and turnover in this time can be very costly. New hires need extra attention and love ... Gen Ys are no exception to this rule. If you want to be an employer of choice (especially for Gen Ys), you have to [...]

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Australia set to boom with healthcare industry as the biggest employer

17th October , 2016|Industry News|

Over the last decade, the healthcare industry, including social assistance, has been expanding to be Australia's biggest employer, employing one in every eight workers. The sector is very well-educated with about 75% holding a post-school qualification, well above the national average. The trend is set to continue, as we become more prosperous as a nation, [...]

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Why does dress code matter? The psychology behind the uniform…

12th October , 2016|Career Tips, Employers, Home page, home slider|

In an era that is becoming increasingly casual, does what you choose to wear for work make a difference? Back in the early 1900's, uniforms in the healthcare industry were essentially derived from the nun's habit. While styles have changed over the years, the 'psychology of the uniform' and it's importance in the healthcare workplace [...]

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Is there no limit to how long we can live?

10th October , 2016|Industry News, Inspiration|

Two hundred years ago it would have seemed impossible for most people to imagine surviving to 80 years of age. With the advances in Medical and Scientific research, this has easily become the norm (although the chances of someone living past 125 in any given year are less than 1 in 10,000). So, do you believe [...]

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Health Care Homes Set to Change Healthcare Practice

27th September , 2016|Home page, home slider|

Healthcare in Australia is set to change, this is a fact. In fact, change is imperative if we, as a nation, are to be in a position to look after our swiftly ageing population, not to mention the sick and disabled. It’s well-known that the current Medicare system needs an overhaul, from the current fee-based [...]

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Tips for Avoiding Burnout at High-Stress Workplaces

6th September , 2016|Career Tips, Employers, Home page|

Don’t let workplace stress get you down. There is a growing body of evidence showing you can avoid stress if you just relax, trust in your colleagues and stay focused on doing whatever is necessary to get the job done. According to researchers, this simple formula is actually the key to developing the resilience you [...]

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Burnout Increasingly Common among ICU Staff

31st August , 2016|Career Tips, Employers, Industry News|

A report, published in the US in July 2016, suggests that emotional burnout is becoming an increasingly serious problem among ICU (intensive care unit) staff. The report was released in July by the Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) out of the US. Highlights of the CCSC report on burnout among ICU staff Work-related burnout syndrome [...]

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Medical Board of Australia looks to strengthen CPD for all doctors

18th August , 2016|Career Tips, Employers, Home page, Industry News|

In an article originally appearing on the SMH on 17 August 2016, the Medical Board of Australia is looking to strengthen continuing professional development (CPD education) of all doctors and better screening of those who may be at risk of poor performance. An expert report to the Medical Board of Australia with these recommendations triggered [...]

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How to Attract Better Job Applicants in the Healthcare, Medical Industry – Part 2

9th August , 2016|Employers, Hiring Tips, Home page|

One of the key responsibilities of a practice manager of a medical or healthcare centre is hiring. Adding a new staff member to the team is an important decision and can only be made when you have quality applicants to choose from. BUT… as with everything else, quality applicants means they are probably the best [...]

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How to Attract Better Job Applicants in the Healthcare, Medical Industry

2nd August , 2016|Employers, Hiring Tips, Home page|

Hiring new staff into your healthcare or medical practice is an important responsibility. Whether it is a GP, nurse or even administrative staff, a healthcare organisation only works efficiently when it has the right people in it, working well together. The key to success or failure when hiring a new person, no matter what size [...]

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