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
Filling out job applications should be fast, easy, and convenient. While most employers are converting their application process to be easy and mobile friendly, it is still worth your time to complete important questions on the application.
1. Be selective with your job experience, but not too selective. Many employers ask for you to provide only relevant job experience, but if that will cause your experience to have large time gaps, be mindful... 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!