Hi everyone, my name is Allana Akhtar and I am a reporter for Business Insider.
I report on different jobs, and I'm launching a feature on what it's really like to be a nurse. If you are a nurse and have a story to share, please fill out the survey at the bottom of this article: https://www.businessinsider.com/nurses-survey-what-is-the-hardest-part-about-being-a-nurse-2019-5
Define Your Life By Setting Goals
Goals are what take us forward in life; they are the fuel to our journey. It is very important that we realize the significance and importance of goal-setting and apply this practice in our life.
Goals are a conscious decision you make to help you clearly define and understand where you are and where you want to be. Setting goals gives you a defined purpose and a road-map to get there.
This article will try... see more
I have a family member that has been a caregiver for her ill father for almost 5 years, but now she is trying to get back into the workforce because she hired someone else to help out. She would cook, clean, do laundry, help him around the house, and run errands because he has trouble getting around and cannot leave the house. My question is would her caregiving experience count as valid work experience on a resume even though it was for a family... see more
DO YOU KNOW OF ANY COMPANY HIRING FOR EITHER ONE , I HAVE EXPERIENCES SKILLS OF 2 YRS WITH BOTH , THANK YOU
Providing my residents with excellent care and compassion. I was extremely attentive and I developed a personal relationship with many of my residents. I loved being appreciated by my residents my supervisor and family members. I strived on treating everyone with respect, understanding and compassion.
I love working at caregiving because it makes me happy to hear people say thank you and how blessed they are to have me a part of their lives. It feels good to help others mostly for the seniors that are so lonely and has no relatives or even kids to help and care for them. I was raised by my grandparents and I took care of them until I had to move to further my education.
Great article about how caregivers are essential to the economy and how caregiving is a growing field!
I would really love to hear your personal stories about the most difficult situation you have encountered in your job and how you dealt with it and what you took away from it. I'm really interested in learning form everyone's experiences so feel free to post anything helpful in the group!