Author Archives: Sharon Balke

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Healthcare Recruitment

In healthcare recruitment, unconscious bias may be limiting the number of candidates you select as well as the quality of talent from which you can choose. Whether we admit to them or not, we all carry biases. The challenge for …

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Attracting Healthcare Talent in the Post COVID Market

It is a job seeker’s market in the healthcare industry. This trend will continue indefinitely. For example, the demand for nurses is critical. There are over 4,000,000 nurses in the United States; 1,000,000 more nurses are needed within one year. …

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How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter can be inconvenient, and some people wonder if writing a cover letter is even important when applying online. A cover letter is an important part of applying for a professional position, even when you are just …

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Computer Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

Two occupations that are often confused in the tech industry are computer science and software engineering. But, while they may be similar in nature and fundamentals, they shouldn’t be used interchangeably.

For one, software engineers are professionals who specialize in

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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These 11 tech companies are hiring veterans right now

While veteran joblessness rose to 7.3% in 2020—versus 8.3% unemployment for the total U.S. population—millions of STEM jobs went unfilled. In 2020, 18.5 million men and women were veterans, comprising 7% of the civilian population.

As the tech industry …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Tips for Answering Behavioral Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do behavioral interview questions strike fear in your heart? You’re not alone. These questions have a bad rap for catching job candidates off guard—but with enough preparation, they don’t have to! Follow these tips for tackling behavioral questions, and you’ll walk …

By Vault Law Editors - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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5 Habits That May Boost Academic Performance for the Modern Student

5 Habits to Boost Academic Performance for the Modern Student

To help you navigate these waters and balance your responsibilities, we’ve compiled a list of habits that can boost your academic performance.

Eat Healthy Foods

Junk food is designed to …

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Graduates, share your story!

In this space, we will highlight some of our graduates and their MedCerts journeys. If you’d like to be featured, please contact us!

By Sharon Balke
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9 Tips for Writing an Engaging Resume

Your resumé is the single most important document for getting noticed by a potential employer. Studies show that, on average, most hiring managers only spend about 6-7 seconds reading resumés, which makes creating an engaging resumé absolutely essential. While every …

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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process and landing a job is …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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