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What Nursing Role Suits You?

Every week, a new report pops up that tells us which iconic career or job will soon be obsolete or automated by robots. Truck drivers? Paralegals? Cashiers? In just a few years, they’ll all go the way of the dodo.   But hands-on, high-touch careers in health care are here to stay. NBC News reports… Read more »

How to Become a Neonatal Nurse

An Introduction to Neonatal Nursing According to the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, about 40,000 low-birthweight infants are born annually in the United States. Because of significant medical advances and efforts of physicians and nurses who provide for vulnerable babies, survival rates are 10 times better now than 15 years ago, according to the NANN…. Read more »

How to Become a Rehab Nurse

Imagine having the opportunity to help people who have been extremely ill or seriously injured put their lives and their families’ lives back together. Rehabilitation nurses, or rehab nurses, do just that. The goal of rehab nursing is to help people with chronic illness and disabilities attain and maintain maximum function and adapt to an… Read more »

7 Educational Nursing Podcasts

Nursing podcasts offer a convenient way to develop your knowledge and skills in the profession. Whether you’re at the gym or on your way to work, you can tune in to keep up with the latest news and opinions. The following section explores some of the top nursing podcasts you can follow. Top Nursing Podcasts… Read more »

Capacity Planning for Production

Projects in nearly any industry can benefit from capacity planning, which is a way of effectively coordinating who or what is available. In project management, capacity planning tracks people, skills, availability and other resources such as space or equipment. It leads to the following benefits. Maximizes utilization to get more done with the same amount… Read more »

Qualities of Leadership

Leaders are valued in every part of life. They are especially noted for their contributions in an organizational context, as management occupations remain in demand and have the highest wage of all major occupational groups, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). However, leaders in business are recognized across entry-level positions, as they… Read more »

The Business of Efficiency: Green Innovation

Green innovation is here to stay, as the 2017 Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report found. Despite global investment in green energy slipping 23 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, following two years of growth, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016. Wind, solar and other renewable energies added 138.5… Read more »

What Is Organizational Behavior Management (OBM)?

Organizations are focused on improving productivity and profits. For instance, one of the major trends is improving employee engagement through policies like workplace flexibility. These types of strategies can motivate employees, impacting productivity and profitability. Another option is available through the field of organizational behavior management, which takes a more scientific approach to achieving business… Read more »

A Guide to Types of Market Structures

Market structures provide a starting point for assessing economic environments in business. An understanding of how companies and markets work allows business professionals and leaders to accurately judge industry and market news, policy changes and legislation and how the economy shapes important decisions. What Are Market Structures? “Market structures” refer to the different market characteristics… Read more »

Urban Poverty in Chicago

Urban poverty in Chicago is often linked to lack of educational opportunity, poorer health outcomes, income inequality and other factors. Along with other professionals, social workers are focused on helping people in affected communities receive the support they need. Don Phelps, a professor of social work at Aurora University, discussed urban poverty and how it… Read more »