This is the time of the year when most of us take stock of finances, career, and other goals that we set for ourselves. 2014 is quickly ending and 2015 is around the corner. If you want to boost your healthcare career or find a new healthcare job it is not too early to start preparing. Here are some suggestions to set you on the path to success in 2015.
Keep your resume up to date on websites where employers post the type of healthcare job you are seeking. Highlight your most recent experience and your unique qualifications. Recruiters searching for candidates focus on the most current resumes first.
Create a job alert on the employers website or other job websites and receive an email whenever a job matching your criteria is posted. This allows you to learn about new opportunities that meet your career goals and objectives as soon as employers post them.
Post your resume and set up job alerts at the Healthcare Career Center.
Be relevant. Tailor your resume to ensure it meets the requirements and qualifications outlined for the healthcare jobs you are seeking. Highlight specific experiences and unique qualities that match the criteria in the job posting to ensure that your resume stands out among the many applicants that employers receive. Include your most significant accomplishments that demonstrate your expertise, leadership qualities, and other skills.
Publish in your field. Many professionals do not realize how easy it is to get noticed simply by publishing articles online. Give employers a reason to take notice before you even start looking for a job in 2015. Publishing increases your visibility exponentially and helps you grow your network.
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Set 1, 3 and 5 year goals for your career. Write them down and hold yourself accountable each quarter for moving in the right direction.Review and quantify your achievements in 2014. Update your resume with them and post your resume where employers will see it.
Obtain new certification or take a professional development course to learn a skill that will make you better at your job or help you find a job.
You probably attended professional seminars during 2014 and met potential employers. Review the new connections in your network and get in touch with them.
Connect with recruiters. They often know a lot about industry trends and who will be hiring soon.
Hopefully these tips will help you with your career goals. Good luck and may be you find the perfect job in 2015.