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      Common Healthcare Interview Questions: Preparing for Success


      It’s normal to be nervous before an interview. Almost everyone is. But with the right preparation, you can quiet your fears and set yourself up for success … And the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) wants to help you do that.

      We’ve compiled a list of common healthcare interview questions and paired them with tips and example responses. As you read through the questions, consider how you’d respond based on your personal experience. Consider writing down your answers and rehearsing in front of someone you trust—or even in front of a mirror. It may feel awkward, but chances are, it’ll pay off come interview time.

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      How to prepare for your healthcare job interview

      You earned your certification and you’re ready to land your first allied health job. Or perhaps you’re already in the field but you’re looking to move on or move up. Getting the job is about luck, but mostly it’s the luck you create. As the Roman philosopher Seneca so famously said, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” So create your own luck and follow these 10 tips to prepare for your job interview.

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      Healthcare Job Seekers: Beware of These Social Media Mistakes

      Your first impression happens before you even step foot into your interview. Employers are getting to know you online first, meaning your social media presence can help you — or hinder you — in getting a healthcare job.

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      Tips for landing an allied health job

      Whether you’re already in an allied health field and are looking for your next step … or you just earned your credential and are searching for your first allied health job, the task can seem daunting. Where do you begin? How do you know where to look? How do you know what they’re looking for? Here are a few tips, specifically for the allied health field, to help you on your job search.

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      Resume tips for allied health professionals

      Healthcare employers are seeking qualified professionals. And although there’s an increase in demand, it remains a competitive industry due to the importance of the work.

      If you’re looking for a job as a medical assistant, phlebotomy technician, pharmacy technician, billing and coding specialist or other allied health profession, these resume-boosting tips will help you stand out.

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