Projected Nursing Shortages: What You Need to Know July 12, 2019

Projected Nursing Shortages: What You Need to Know

We’ve talked about the healthcare shortage a few times on Skillgigs and today we are going to do an in-depth breakdown of what can be expected for nurses in the fast-approaching future.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that LPNs, RNs, and CNAs all are expected to grow in demand by over 10% by 2026.

Also, the future does not look promising for public health as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a decline in life expectancy for the third year in a row, a first since 1915-1918.

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How to Update Your Louisiana Licence for the NLC July 11, 2019

How to Update Your Louisiana Licence for the NLC

What is an NLC license?

NLC stands for Nurse Licensure Compact, a group of states in agreement to allow nurses to practice from state to state under a single multi-state license.

Before the NLC a nurse who decided to move states would have to undergo obtaining a new license in the new state they plan on moving to, this is also the case in states who are not under the NLC.

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How to Update Your Kansas Licence for the NLC July 10, 2019

How to Update Your Kansas Licence for the NLC

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Conversion application is available for existing RN/LPN licensed nurses to become multi-state licensed from their single state status in Kansas.

This application became available July 1, 2019, and can be found online for all compact state residents on their state’s Board of Nursing Website.

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Why You Should Try Travel Nursing July 8, 2019

Why You Should Try Travel Nursing

You’ll find hundreds of blogs that will tell you to take up travel nursing because you get to experience the world and make more money doing it, everyone knows that.

But a lot of nurses are unaware of the hidden benefits travel nursing could bring to your career.

Skillgigs has brought you eight new reasons why you should consider travel nursing.

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Win Against Your Competitors for Tech Talent June 22, 2019

Win Against Your Competitors for Tech Talent

The demand for tech jobs has never been higher.

With every advancement in software and hardware comes new specialty skills and new opportunities.

Unsurprisingly, bright young talent hits the market every day excited to hit the ground, running in a unique experience.

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What Recruiters Are Looking For on a Tech Resume June 14, 2019

What Recruiters Are Looking For on a Tech Resume

With social media on the rise, those looking for jobs online have continued to find employment using electronic platforms.

15% of jobs are found through some online or social platform.

Programs such as Monster, LinkedIn, or USAjobs are popular among those who online job seekers.

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10 Web Developer Trends for 2020 May 30, 2019

10 Web Developer Trends for 2020

Since the invention of the internet technology has implanted itself as a significant factor in pushing society.

Every year brings new technological advancements and updates the web development world has to take heed.

Things like AI, push notifications, and cybersecurity has provided people with a more complete and seamless experience online.

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What You Need to Know: SDKs and APIs May 28, 2019

What You Need to Know: SDKs and APIs

If you want to encourage a developer ecosystem, you must understand the difference between SDKs and APIs.

Any contemporary developer system is going to rely on both interfaces to provide the tools for online communications and third-party API implementation.

This article will define and layout both interfaces in relation to how they interact.

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The 10 Best API Testing Tools on the Market May 14, 2019

The 10 Best API Testing Tools on the Market

Application Programming Interface Testing, or API, is a method of software testing that measures the standard of developed APIs, and whether or not they meet standards of functionality, performance, and security.

Over the last couple of years, there has been a rise in interest in API/Web services testing.

According to research conducted by Smartbear in 2017, the amount of API testers that automates over half of their tests is predicted to expand by 30%.

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How to Find Temporary Housing as a Travel Nurse April 12, 2019

How to Find Temporary Housing as a Travel Nurse

For both seasoned travel nurses and ones just starting, there’s a deciding factor you need to consider: furnished travel nurse housing.

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the process of spending hours calling ads, with little reward.

This stress, termed by some as “housing fatigue,” can worsen until you obtain adequately furnished travel nurse housing for your upcoming assignment.

Previously, it was more common for your travel nurse recruiter to handle your housing, but things are changing as many travel nurses choose to take the housing stipend, which allows them to exercise more control over where they stay.

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