Career Advice for Healthcare Professionals Can be Read Between the Lines

September 8th, 2011 1 Min read Career Advice for Healthcare Professionals Can be Read Between the Lines Blog
What a nice surprise it was to see CompHealth mentioned in this South Florida Sun-Sentinel article, "Best career tips gleaned from 15 years of experience." In it, columnist Marcia Heroux Pounds offers tried-and-true career counseling, which she sums up as:
  • Embrace change
  • Keep your skills up-to-date
  • Be innovative
  • Avoid meltdowns
  • Never tolerate a bully boss
  • Always be job hunting
Though Pounds is speaking to a mainstream audience, her tips are definitely transferable to healthcare professionals seeking employment or contemplating their next career move. If you happen to be in this group, take heed to Pounds' last point and this advice: "If there's anything workers should learn from this recession, it is to always be seeking the next, right job; and that sometimes we need to take the job on the way to the right job." Sounds to me like a reason to travel, which can be a great stepping stone to finding your dream job. Of course, there are many other benefits, too-like experiencing different practice settings or even methods of practice (which can help with Pounds' second point). As for our company's mention in the Sun-Sentinel article, Pounds uses CompHealth to illustrate her point to "Be innovative," referencing our collaborative approach to expense management at the height of the recession. The takeaway for readers is to be a contributor to your employer's growth. Meanwhile, we want to contribute to your growth, so here's our career advice: Learn more about becoming a locum tenens and what it can do for your career.