Athena Career Academy News

What Not to Do in Your LPN/RN Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 18, 2018

Congratulations! You’re now successfully enrolled in nursing school. Before you know it, you’ll be preparing for graduation and anxiously filling out job applications at a wide variety of medical facilities. But in the meantime, it’s important to make the most out of every opportunity you get, both in and out of the classroom, in order to graduate nursing school successfully.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing School, LPN, LPN to RN

Preventing Nursing Burnout Before Your Passion Fizzles Out

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 16, 2018

Burnout is a common occurrence in most job fields today. No matter the profession, workers find themselves mentally, physically and emotionally exhausted from the stresses of their jobs. Although job responsibilities vary between professions, burnout often looks similar across the board. According to business research group The Conference Board, 49% of Americans reported that they were unhappy with their jobs in 2016.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Career, Practical Nursing, LPN to RN

How to Write Your First Nursing Career Cover Letter

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 28, 2018

Trying to make the transition from nursing student to professional nurse can be a whirlwind experience for many hoping to land that perfect “first job out of college” career. Sadly, trying to grab that perfect job can be rather frustrating, especially when employers want you to have experience before getting hired, but you know you can’t get the experience you need until you get hired somewhere.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Nursing School Preparation, Practical Nursing Jobs

Nursing Students: Don't Wait For A Waitlist Spot!

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 19, 2018

Every day, there are thousands of individuals looking for new careers throughout Northwest Ohio. While career fields may vary, most job seekers have a few things in common; they are looking for a career that is exciting, stable, financially beneficial, and flexible for life’s demands.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing Jobs, RN, PN to RN, LPN to RN

5 Skills Nursing Employers Want in Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 30, 2018

Nursing employers are hiring in droves yet they are not willing to hire just anyone who is an RN and has some experience. Nowadays, those looking for nursing work must have a specific skill set along with some important intangibles. 

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Career

Qualities Your Nursing Recruiter Is Looking For

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 23, 2018

 

Every medical recruiter is looking for a nurse who brings more than knowledge and experience to the table. You must demonstrate qualities that show you are passionate about working as a caregiver. Many recruiters admit to favoring candidates who are authentic, passionate and likable.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Nursing Career Opportunities

Top Things You MUST Include in Your Nursing Resume

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 16, 2018

As graduation day nears, it's natural to start anticipating your upcoming job search. With a nursing degree and support from Athena Career Academy, you've already got a leg up on the competition, but every little edge helps. That's why it is so important to put together a resume that helps you stand out from all the other applicants.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Nursing, Practical Nursing Jobs, LPN to RN

6 Reasons Why the Nursing Field Continues to Grow

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 19, 2017

The nursing industry has been growing rapidly in recent years and stands poised to grow even more in the decade to come. This trend can be traced to several factors working in concert; shifting patient demographics, population growth, and the changing landscape of nursing due to regulatory shifts and technological advancements all contribute.

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Topics: Nursing

What Specialty is Right For You?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 2, 2017

So you have decided to take your passion for helping others and turn it into a  rewarding and lucrative career by becoming a nurse. Nursing is one of the most in-demand and respected career paths out there. You will be able to enjoy tons of benefits throughout your promising nursing career. But before you do, you will need to select a nursing specialty to pursue once you finish school.

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Topics: Nursing

Six Tips for a Well-Rounded Nursing Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 31, 2017

Nurses account for the largest percentage of health care providers; there are 3.1 million registered nurses working nationwide. With more individuals training as nurses, there is pressure to make the best of your nursing career education to excel in the workplace.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing School