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Quality of Medicine. Quality of Life.


Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, clinics and physician partners. We have been providing high-quality, compassionate care in the West for more than 150 years, and we continue to grow with the communities we serve.

Providence Health & Services extends its ministry of caring and commitment across a five-state area: Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. The areas we serve are both culturally diverse and scenically unparalleled. Outside of work, the unique geography and resources of our communities provide recreational opportunities that cannot be found anywhere else.

With more than 300 physician opportunities currently available in virtually all specialties, we offer physicians diverse lifestyle choices, flexible work arrangements and robust practice support.

We welcome new physicians fresh out of residency as well as seasoned experts with highly specialized training. We want to get to know you and help you find the right match! So we invite you to come take a look at our Physicians Careers site (below) to see what awaits you out West. Let your skills shine in an environment of growth and accomplishment, at Providence.


Find your perfect practice opportunity here!

http://www.docjobswest.com



For other healthcare opportunities at Providence Health & Services, please visit this post on my blog:

https://yourcareerassistant.wordpress.com/2008/05/20/reach-your-career-goals-with-our-support







Why hello there, job-seekers!!

I know how the job hunt can get old and tiring pretty fast, so I thought I’d post something a little more fun today that is both interesting and hilarious at the same time. You may have heard about “strange” occupations elsewhere, especially on TV with shows out there about dirty jobs, dangerous jobs, etc., but what about historical odd jobs? I don’t hear about those as much. And when I do, they certainly don’t have titles like these! How would you like to call your mom and tell her that you just got a new job as a “Gent at Large” (or perhaps a “Lady at Large”)? Who knows what that occupation entailed! I wonder what the requirements were…

That particular occupation showed up on the 1880 U.S. census, along with many other amusing careers such as “Outlaw”, “Inspector of Lunch”, and “Boot Clicker”. It seems like people were more free to create their own job titles back then perhaps!
Of course there were plenty of other jobs listed that would be expected to have been popular during those times as well. In fact, the top three careers that appeared were farmer/employed on a farm, laborer, and servant.
For the complete article about popular and unusual jobs found on the 1880 census, check out:

PR Newswire

And for some modern day (I think) jobs with crazy titles, and even crazier descriptions, I found a small list at the site below. But watch out, some of them are quite gross…”Brain Picker”…??

Fun Facts & Trivia


So now that you’ve all had a good laugh, maybe it’ll make you appreciate your chosen field/profession and give you more motivation to find that job you’ve always been searching for, before you end up applying to be a “Bone Crusher”, or something of the sort. Not that anything is wrong with that being someone’s job of course…I mean somebody has to do it, right! That work has to get done somehow. I’m just glad it isn’t me doing it…And if the job you want happens to be something found on one of these lists, then you may be in luck, since I don’t think you’ll have much competition to worry about!

Well, good luck with the job hunt everyone, and remember to check back to my blogs often to see the latest company profile and job info I’ve added. My other blog can be found at careergenie.wordpress.com.


Looking for a new career in beautiful Hawaii?

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union operates nine branches on the island of Oahu and one on Maui.
We offer excellent salary and benefits, generous employee loan discounts, free family medical coverage, 401k, and a unique environment of talented, diverse people. If you are a team-oriented individual and possess excellent clerical skills, then this is definitely the place where you will excel! Apply for an job today with HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union.

HawaiiUSA FCU is now recruiting for the following positions:

Tellers/Relief Tellers – Full Time and Part Time

Senior Internal Auditor

Loan Clerk

Information Technology Network Specialist

Financial Services Officers

Financial Service Representative

Our full-time employees enjoy an excellent array of benefits, including:

Free FAMILY medical coverage
Life, cancer and other insurances
401k and money purchase retirement plans
12 holidays
Sick leave
Vacation
Generous employee loan discounts

Please come check us out, and learn more about our latest job openings at:

http://hawaiiusafcu.jobs2web.com

We want standouts.

Our Company:

Fidelity Investments is an international provider of financial services and investment resources that help individuals and institutions meet their financial objectives.

We must say that we have a rich and proud history. From our roots as a small mutual fund company, Fidelity has grown to become a leading provider of a wide range of services, including investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human resources and benefits outsourcing services.

What hasn’t changed over the years is our commitment to continuous improvement, state-of-the-art technology and peerless customer service. Fidelity is responsible for many innovations that are standards in the industry today. We reinvest a substantial portion of our revenues each year back into technology to deliver new products and services to investors. And we are consistently recognized by industry surveys and publications for providing some of the highest levels of customer support.

A job at Fidelity can open up a world of career possibilities. Fidelity offers employees the opportunity to build careers, to develop professionally, and to explore endless opportunities and career paths through the company. We encourage you to go ahead and take a look at what positions we currently have available, at our Careers Site below, and hopefully there will be a job that’s perfect for you!

***Fidelity’s Careers Site***

There are also plenty of opportunities for new grads!

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is the largest American-based mining company in the world, and the world’s largest publicly traded copper company. They are headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

As a leader in the mining industry, we have open-pit and underground operations with reserves in copper, gold and molybdenum. In our company, you’ll find work worth doing with a variety of mining industry professionals who are just as dedicated to excellence, safety, environmental responsibility and innovation as you are.

So whether you want to get your career started in the fascinating world of mining, or have many years of experience behind you, we’d love to have your talents put to good use at Freeport. Our Careers site can be found at the link below, where you can explore all that awaits you in the magnificent Southwest.

http://www.fcx-jobs.com

Hello Job-Seekers,

Well, it’s that time of year again. The time of year when new graduates prepare themselves for their new careers and life after college. But some grads may get the wrong idea about what things will be like outside of school. I recommend this informative and very true-to-life article from Young Money for a glimpse of what really awaits them in the “real world”, and advice on certain topics.

http://youngmoney.com/careers/advice/266

Thanks to Young Money Media for this article.