The NRI Blog

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5 Books for an Introverted Accountant

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If you’re introverted, you’ve probably spent a lot of your time retreating into the world of books. But this same escape can provide you with tools to be more confident in your accounting career. Books that help introverts thrive in business communities will give you an additional push to get you past hurdles in your…

Healthcare Facilities Must Consider Telemedicine

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Have you been considering telemedicine at your facility? In short, telemedicine offers medical advice from board-certified physicians direct to patients using today’s modern communication technology. For example, a facility might use chat, email, Skype, or other online services to effectively connect with patients who are either unable to come into the office or who may…

Can You Help Your Legal Career by Sitting Near the Office Superstar?

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It’s true, success can be contagious. So if you want to advance your legal career, you may want to spend more time with the current office superstar. A recent study in the tech industry showed that when a poor performing employee was sitting near a high achiever, the poor performing employee did a much better…

Need Accounting Help but Can’t Hire Full-Time? Why a Staffing Agency Is the Right Answer

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Accounting is an industry that fluctuates regularly. This is especially obvious around tax season, but it can happen anytime. You may even just additional help for a short period of time to help complete a major project. If you don’t want to hire someone full time, there is an alternative. Working with a staffing agency…

Social Media Will Find Your Next Job

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The truth about today’s job market is that social media is not a passing fad. More and more job seekers are finding their next opportunity through social media. You may not know how to leverage your profiles or want to be public on the internet, but there are some things you need to have in…

Why Your Nursing Shoe Choice Can’t Be Taken Lightly

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A study conducted over a decade ago showed that nurses were walking an average of 4 to 5 miles during a 12-hour shift. In fact, the number is probably significantly higher and many nurses now wear a Fitbit just to track the amount of walking they do. Walking and standing is a huge part of…

A Guide to Becoming a Legal Secretary

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What is your current career path? Are you considering a role as a legal secretary but don’t know where to start? Especially in the Washington DC area, these jobs are in high demand and many firms are looking for qualified legal secretaries who will fit in with their current team and office environment. If you’ve…

You Had a Bad Job Interview. Now What?

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Not every interview will make you leave the office excited about a job offer. Whether it is red flags from the manager or your own mistakes, you may find yourself in the aftermath of a bad interview. What do you do to recover without letting your experience negatively affect the rest of your job search?…

Public vs. Private Accounting – Are You Ready for a Shift?

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While the basic background may be the same, there is a huge difference between a career in public accounting and private accounting. If you’ve been committed to one path or the other so far in your career, are you thinking about making the switch? What do you need to know about the other career path…

What Front-Page Strategy Helps Your Nursing Resume?

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You only get one shot at a first impression, and often your resume has to do all the work for you. No matter where you look, you’ll find tons of advice on writing a resumes, often contradictory information. But there’s one thing you should always keep in mind. Your first page, especially the top half,…