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“What Kind of Nurse Should I Be?” [QUIZ]

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  Nurses support patients in nearly every medical situation imaginable. From emergency room treatment to palliative care to mental health, those who enter this field can choose from a wide range of career paths. So which path is right for you? Take our quiz to discover which type of nursing best fits your personality. What […]

Health Informaticians: Captains of Med Tech

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Health informatics is an exciting and innovative area of medicine. Through medical technology, healthcare professionals can share data, streamline treatment, and improve patient care. With the Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a growth rate of 15 percent by 2024, the field is rich with rewarding professional opportunities. What Is Med Tech? The World Health Organization […]

Technostress: This Is Your Brain on Computer Screens

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According to the Pew Research Center, 68 percent of Americans own smartphones. Although advanced technology is ubiquitous in today’s world, this reality can prove troublesome. Technostress, or the negative impact computer usage has on individuals, is a relevant issue for many of those in a hyperconnected society. Although scientific research on the topic is still […]

3 Mental Health Myths in Criminal Justice

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While mental illness is frequently considered the purview of psychologists and psychiatrists, criminal justice professionals often play an important role in the lives of those with mental illness and their recovery. The intersection between mental health and criminal justice is so important that some communities form crisis intervention teams (CIT), which are partnerships between law […]

Nonprofit Leadership: An Overview

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In the nonprofit world, leaders play a vital role in ensuring that organizations meet their goals and are able to carry out their mission. As one expert explains in the Harvard Business Review, “Leadership is the most important of the three legs nonprofit organizations stand on (the other two being strategy and capital). Nonprofits can […]

The Perks of Choosing an MBA with MIS Specialization

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As technology plays an increasingly central role in the business world, employers are looking for professionals who have relevant IT-based skill sets. That is why many individuals choose to pursue an MBA that focuses on Management Information Systems (MIS), which leverages both technological competencies and traditional business expertise. As MBA students with MIS specializations build […]

Understanding Intrusive Thoughts

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Most people think about a real event or imagined scenario that makes them feel uncomfortable. A new mother might imagine accidentally injuring her baby, or someone could envision a deadly traffic accident while driving down the interstate. However, in some cases, intrusive thoughts become all-consuming and interfere with the ability to live a normal life. […]

Changing Careers: Strategies for Busy Professionals

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Career dissatisfaction can happen for many reasons. From stagnant salary to lack of advancement and more, it is common for individuals to change career paths at some point in their professional lives. Financial and other responsibilities can slow down a job search, causing busy professionals to sacrifice their professional satisfaction and put off pursuing the […]

Cell Phone Addiction: The Statistics of Gadget Dependency

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The prevalence of smartphones is nothing short of a phenomenon. Apple debuted the iPhone more than 10 years ago, and its introduction to the world created a consumer need that previously didn’t exist. Now that 56 percent of Americans own smartphones, we use our mobile gadgets to work, play, share, learn, communicate, and stave off […]

Historical Inaccuracies in Popular Media

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“Based on a true story” is a popular and effective claim in the marketing realm. With the ever-growing popularity of the Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical and period dramas like The Crown, audiences have a new fondness for history. Of course, when it comes to popular media, historical references rarely tell the whole story. […]

The Earliest Personality Quiz: The Four Temperaments

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It’s no secret that online personality quizzes have become popular in recent years. From Myers-Briggs assessments to viral tests to find out “What Your Favorite Color Says About You,” people love to discover information about themselves that might provide insight into their likes, dislikes, and characteristics. Of course, some methods are more accurate than others. […]

Defining the Traits of Dysfunctional Families

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A dysfunctional family is one in which conflict and instability are common. Parents might abuse or neglect their children, and other family members are often forced to accommodate and enable negative behavior. In some cases, dysfunctional families can be the result of addiction, codependency, or untreated mental illness. No family is perfect, but it’s important […]

The Case for Cybersecurity Training

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Cybersecurity is the process of identifying, responding, and stopping security breaches and other cyber incidents. Though cybercrimes can be both minor and major, there is always a negative effect on a business, individual, government, or community. According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), nation-states or hackers organize one of the most common types of […]

Manager of a Generation: Millennials vs. Gen X [Infographic]

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Transcript Manager of a Generation: Millennials vs. Gen X  Modern managers have their work cut out for them: Millennials make up more than one-third of the workforce, making them the largest percentage of American workers at 53.5 million. It’s easy for managers to get caught up in developing new strategies for how to manage this […]

Glossophobia Be Gone: 5 Simple Methods to Curb Speech Anxiety

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Glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking, affects millions. It is one of the most common fears and is a form of social phobia, or fear of social situations. It can cause individuals to avoid settings where they are the center of attention or have to speak in front of a group, such as meetings […]

Nurse Manager: Roles and Responsibilities

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Nurse management is one of the most rewarding options for registered nurses looking to advance their careers. Armed with additional experience and educational qualifications, nurse managers are responsible for supervising teams of nurses and ensuring that care delivery runs smoothly. Now is an ideal time to make this career transition: according to American Nurse Today, […]

Explaining College Accreditation Types

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While most students understand that earning a degree from an accredited program is important, confusion still exists about what accreditation is. In addition, “accredited” is not an umbrella term. Colleges and universities can earn accreditation in three ways, and King University has earned all three. Its online and on-campus degree programs are regionally and nationally […]

How HR Education Builds Companies

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How HR Education Builds Companies As the professionals tasked with overseeing recruitment, organizational development, culture creation, and more, human resource managers are involved in almost all the processes and programs that involve employees. They also manage the following, according to The Balance: Compensation Hiring Performance management Safety Wellness Benefits Employee motivation Communication Administration Training Human […]

LLC vs. S Corp: What’s the Best Setup for Your Startup?

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Entrepreneurship enables business professionals to work on their own terms and create impactful, solution-based products and services. However, entrepreneurs face many decisions that can determine whether or not their business is sustainable in the long term. Deciding on a new business or startup’s structure is one of the most critical decisions an entrepreneur will make. […]

Entrepreneur vs Intrapreneur: Understanding the Difference

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The term “intrapreneur” first appeared in the 1980s when management consultants Gifford and Elizabeth Pinchot published Intrapreneuring: Why You Don’t Have to Leave the Corporation to Become an Entrepreneur. In this book, they defined intrapreneurs as “dreamers who do. Those who take a hands-on responsibility for creating innovation of any kind, within a business.” Though […]

How Does Profit Sharing Work?

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Profit sharing is an incentivized compensation program that awards employees a percentage of the company’s profits. The amount awarded is based on the company’s earnings over a set period of time, usually once a year. Unlike employee bonuses, profit sharing is only applied when the company sees a profit. There are both benefits and drawbacks […]