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Are Employers Starting to Run Out of Workers to Hire?

The U.S. jobs data raises that possibility. A hiring pullback reported in a recent monthly report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the economy added just 138,000 jobs in May. This was high enough to help sink the unemployment rate to a 16-year low of 4.3 percent. And hiring is gradually weakening.   “It’s definitely becoming an increasing problem for employers – finding qualified workers,” Stephen Stanley, chief economist at Amherst Pierpont Securities, told The Associated Press. “The pool has diminished considerably.”   The numbers suggest job growth is slowing slightly. The government revised downward its estimate of job growth in March and April by a combined 66,000. Monthly […]

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5 Uses for Locum Tenens Physicians & Clinicians

5 Uses for Locum Tenens Physicians & Clinicians

All hospitals need physicians and clinicians. But as their leaders and medical managers review their health staffing plans, there has been a shift in the way they want to staff their hospitals. There’s a growing acknowledgement acknowledgement that the use of locum tenens physicians and clinicians isn’t just an occasional option but, increasingly, a necessity. Locum tenens providers have many uses. They provide a tremendous amount of support for healthcare systems across the country. They are also a great option that may make your health staffing plan more successful. Here are five: Maintaining Care During Periods of Turnover A primary use of locum tenens physicians is to fill in for […]

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Minimize Stress

5 Tactics to Minimize Stress & Help You Love What You Do

High levels of stress are known to wreak havoc on your health. Stress can increase your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. It can even lead to depression, overeating, anxiety and more. No fun, let’s minimize stress.   The good news? While you can’t avoid every stressful situation in the workplace, there are lots of simple things you can do to minimize its effect. Here are five actions proven to do just that.   Laugh. Laughter releases hormones like cortisol, dopac, and epinephrine, which minimize stress. It activates and relieves your body’s stress response, improves mood, boosts your immune system, and more. Which totally justifies watching […]

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How to be More Productive in Adulthood and at Work

Remember when you were a kid and all you thought about during the school day was when the bell would ring so you could run-walk outside for recess? Whether it was kickball, tetherball or just hanging near the swingset was your jam, the mental and physical break from school work was beneficial for everyone involved. The most productive tasks were scheduled right after kids got their wiggles out on the playground. The same is still true today in the workplace.   Chances are, you already know the variety of benefits of taking breaks in adulthood. But, let’s face it many of us still struggle to step away. Don’t let tomorrow […]

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Big Data

HPE to Revolutionize Big Data, Enter “The Machine”

Just how much memory does Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s new computer called “The Machine” capable of storing? We’re talking big data, like really big. A Limitless Amount of Big Data In development since 2014, the company presented its prototype earlier this week specifically designed for the big data era. It uses a new kind of memory to be able to store and instantly analyze mind-boggling amounts of data. The Machine potentially even analyzes a limitless amount of data. The current prototype contains 160 terabytes (TB) of memory. Enough to store and work with every book in the Library of Congress five times over.   The World is Literally on its Shoulders […]

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