Extreme Excuses for Late Employees

According to Staffing Industry Analysts, a quarter of workers admitted they come in late to work at least once a month in a recent CareerBuilder survey, down from 29% in last year’s survey. And 12% said it’s a weekly occurrence. The survey also queried employers on the most outrageous excuses from late employees. Those excuses included:… Read more »

Is the 2017-2018 Flu Season Worse Than Others?

A quick online search would make you think that this years’ flu season is substantially worse than any other flu season in history. Every major news organization in the United States has weekly headlines about the severity of the flu this year. The real question: what does the reliable, empirical data show? The United States Centers… Read more »

5 Resume Tips for Nurses

There are thousands of online articles about how to write a resume. We all know the basics: organized, no spelling errors, etc. Once you’ve checked and double checked for the obvious resume issues, take a look at this list. Sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference. Clearly indicate your location Recruiters and hiring managers only… Read more »

Is Flu Prevention Effective?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the “CDC”) and healthcare providers across the nation are continually releasing information about how to avoid getting the flu. Prevention is an important part of disease epidemic control. For most healthy adults, the flu is miserable but tolerable. For the very young, the elderly or those with health… Read more »