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Working with a Recruiter During Your Job Search – Tip #3

Working with a Recruiter During Your Job Search – Tip #3

This is the third in a four-week series on leveraging third-party recruiters (headhunters) to your full advantage during your next job search. To check out weeks 1-4, click here. Ever thought about using a third-party recruiter - otherwise known as a headhunter - for...

Working with a Recruiter During Your Job Search – Tip #2

Working with a Recruiter During Your Job Search – Tip #2

This is the second in a four-week series on leveraging third-party recruiters (headhunters) to your full advantage during your next job search. To check out weeks 1-4, click here.   Tip #2 - Being Open and Honest about your Job History Ever thought about using a...

Want to be a Medical Laboratory Scientist (Professional)?

Want to be a Medical Laboratory Scientist (Professional)?

So, you want to be a Medical Laboratory Scientist (Professional)?   Keep reading since you'll learn the following: > Importance of Medical Laboratory Science; > What is laboratory science? > What do laboratory professionals do? > Is laboratory science right for me? >...

Pro Tips for Recruitment & Retention During a Lab Shortage

Pro Tips for Recruitment & Retention During a Lab Shortage

In this video, we went over the causes and implications of the current staffing shortage in the medical laboratory industry. Also, we discussed the future of the medical lab labor market and provided tips for recruitment and retention that will help your lab win in...

5 Critical Mistakes Lab Owners Make When Staffing Their Lab

5 Critical Mistakes Lab Owners Make When Staffing Their Lab

What are those critical mistakes that new lab owners make when staffing their lab?   The clinical laboratory industry is a tough business. If you’ve ever started a lab for the first time, you’ve made mistakes, lots of them. If you had to go back and do it over again,...

CGx – CMS Payment Suspension Letter | A Quick Overview

CGx – CMS Payment Suspension Letter | A Quick Overview

The genetic laboratory testing sector was flipped upside down this week as a sea of payment suspension letters hit the mailboxes of molecular labs throughout the Novitas region. The letters indicate a new stance by the CMS central office in Dallas to deny payment for...

The Most Cost-Effective Hire for Your Clinical Lab

The Most Cost-Effective Hire for Your Clinical Lab

Having a director for your high-complexity CLIA lab is a requirement, but did you know that a part-time lab director could be an appropriate option and significantly shrink your overhead costs? When is it acceptable to hire a part-time lab director instead of a...

Clinical Laboratory and Workers’ Compensation

Clinical Laboratory and Workers’ Compensation

Clinical Laboratory and Workers' Compensation Compliance in the clinical laboratory industry can be tricky. With many variables and changing regulations, it's hard to tell exactly what steps should be taken to remain compliant with governing bodies. Below is a common...

3 Key Takeaways from the ASCP 2017 Wage Survey

3 Key Takeaways from the ASCP 2017 Wage Survey

In early October 2018, the American Journal of Clinical Pathology published the findings of a 2017 wage survey conducted in partnership with the American Society for Clinical Pathology, designed to provide a window into trends in compensation among lab employees. In...