Rules for Responding to Questions About Salary in a Job Interview

When questions about salary come up during a job interview, things can get very uncomfortable very quickly. If you divulge too much information on your current compensation, you can ruin your chances of getting the job. These four rules will help you effectively navigate salary questions in your interview. 1. Set Your Parameters and Keep […]

Preparing for a Promotion Interview

If you are up for a promotion, get ready for the promotion interview. In this type of interview, you already work at an organization and are applying for a new position with more responsibility.  As an internal candidate, you may find the promotional interview more in-depth and challenging because the interviewers have higher expectations from a […]

How to Answer This Question in a Job Interview: Would You Rather Work from Home or the Office?

“Do you prefer working from home or the office?”   This is a question that might come up during a job interview. Prepare yourself by researching company policies and determining what you really want for yourself. Employers know this topic is of particular interest to today’s job seekers. The pandemic sent a record number of employees […]

Launch Your Physician Job Search with the Right Recruiter

As physicians move their lives and careers forward in a post-COVID-19 environment, many are reexamining their lifestyles and making changes. Some are seeking more rewarding work, more responsibility, increased autonomy, or a relocation to be near extended family. While launching a job search can seem like an overwhelming task, partnering with the right recruiter can […]

These are the Job Interview Tips You Need to Succeed

To help you get prepared, we compiled a list of our top interview tips. From strategizing about how to tackle the toughest questions to what to wear, we’ve got you covered.  Research Researching the organization is extremely important. Find recent news by visiting the website, reading industry publications, and talking to members of your network. The research will help you specifically address the company’s needs during […]

The Continuing Nurse Shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified a nationwide nurse shortage facing the United States. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurse jobs are projected to grow 7% from 2019 to 2029. The demand, mainly due to an aging population, continues to be difficult to keep up with.  As COVID-19 safety issues arose in […]

How to Prepare for Company Culture Job Interview Questions

Employers generally hire individuals that are aligned with their company culture. Preparing for interview questions about culture will help you communicate your ability to fit in and add value. Your responses help the interviewer understand your work style, personality, values, and attitudes. Your answers also help them decide if you will be happy working there […]

6 Power Moves to Stay Positive During a Job Interview

With all that is going on in the world, it can be hard to stay positive. But no matter how you are feeling on the day of your job interview, it is important to maintain a positive attitude. Employers hire people who appear upbeat and who are likely to get along with their bosses, coworkers, […]

Best Job in 2021? Physician Assistant

Close to half of the nation's top 100 jobs for 2021 are in healthcare. This is the finding of the U.S. News and World Report's annual "Best Jobs" list. To determine the list of best jobs, they use the following criteria: salaries, employment rates, job openings, growth, stress, and work-life balance. With the global pandemic highlighting the value of healthcare professionals in today’s world, it is worth noting that many of these important healthcare jobs are [...]

4 Must Haves for Your 2021 Resume

Your resume is the most important tool that you have for securing interviews and landing your dream job. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that your resume is polished, professional, and complete.  Below are 4 Essential Must-Haves for Your 2021 Resume: Remote Work Skills Be sure to document your remote work experience. Indicate how you’ve been able to complete your work outside of the office and the […]

Questions to Ask at the Job Interview: Coronavirus Edition

The deadly coronavirus has created in its wake record unemployment rates, an unstable economy, and the now ubiquitous Zoom job interview. At your next job interview, be the most prepared candidate by asking meaningful questions that indicate you’ve given this opportunity some deep thought. Start with a non-Coronavirus related question to show your interest in […]

Giving Back in a Pandemic Year

In February of 2020, Tal Healthcare launched its “14 Causes” initiative with a goal of donating to 14 charitable organizations in honor of Tal Healthcare’s 14th anniversary. Today we are proud to announce that we achieved our goal! Below is a list of the organizations to which we have donated either money, food, clothing, or [...]

Did You Know Tal Healthcare is WBENC Certified?

Tal Healthcare is thrilled to be certified as a women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The WBENC is a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs and the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States.  Tal Healthcare was started in 2006 by its founder and CEO, Lea Tal. Leveraging over three decades of experience in [...]

4 Phrases to Make You Exceptionally Likable in a Video Job Interview

When the pandemic struck, virtual video interviews became the norm. While these interviews make it difficult to convey warmth and likability, there are a few phrases that you can add to your repertoire to make yourself instantly captivating. That is an important point. Let me write it down. This phrase lets the interviewer know you […]

Unlock Interviewing Success: The perfect way to respond to “Tell me about yourself”

In every job interview, you will hear some version of, “Tell me about yourself.” Do not respond to this with a retelling of your resume or the unabridged version of your life story.  What the interviewer really wants to know are the answers to these two questions: “Why you?” and “Why this role?” Here is […]

Women in Medicine: Celebrating the Contributions of Women Physicians

September is Women in Medicine Month. In recognition, we are sharing the names and major accomplishments of five women physicians. Despite barriers of sexism and misogyny, these women physicians made significant impacts on healthcare.  Dr. Jane C Wright: Elevated the use of chemotherapy in the treatment of cancer.  Dr. Virginia Apgar: Created the first tool to scientifically assess newborns health risks.  Dr. Gerty Cori: Researched the use of glycogen in liver and muscle tissue paving the way for modern [...]

TAL HEALTHCARE recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2020

New York  – TAL HEALTHCARE has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winners, in alphabetical order, is available at ModernHealthcare.com/bestplaceslist. Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring a ranked list of all the winners along with the October 12 issue.  “It has been an […]

Zoom Tips for Online Job Interview Success

Zoom has become the most popular video conferencing platform worldwide. Since the Coronavirus hit, its popularity has exploded. Now it is the most common starting point for any job interview process. Zoom is easy to use and free to the job seeker.   Follow these tips for interview success.  Download Zoom Zoom can be downloaded onto your computer, phone, or tablet. When you create […]

New! Pandemic Related Job Interview Questions

The Covid-19 Pandemic has changed everything about our lives. Even job interviews have changed. Just as every conversation broaches the subject of the pandemic, job interviews are no different. Pandemic-related questions will come up in your next interview. As preparation is key to any successful interview, get ready to answer these questions as part of the new normal. 1. […]

Are You Feeling the Mental Health Burden of COVID-19?

The Coronavirus has increased everyone’s stress and anxiety levels. It can be overwhelming at times. Although much of our situation during the pandemic is out of our control, there are still things you can do to manage your stress and anxiety and maintain your mental health. Connect with others: Social and physical distancing can leave […]

How to Job Search During a Pandemic

Good News: Companies are actively recruiting strong talent with problem-solving skills. Bad News: The pandemic still has the country in its grip, the global economy is in a downward trend, and unemployment is at an all-time high. What does all this mean for your job search? This is a whole new world for job hunters. […]

Nurse Shortage Collides with Pandemic
Will This be the Needed Catalyst for Change?

  Well before the coronavirus hit the U.S., several states were experiencing severe nurse shortages. Now, overworked, underpaid, and under-resourced, nurses of all types (RN, LPN, ADN, BSN, MSN, NP, DNP, APRN, CRNA) are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. Is this the final wakeup call that will bring needed supports to the […]

Stay Productive While Working from Home in the Age of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way we work. Many of those not on the front lines have found themselves working from home (WFH). Learning how to adjust and adapt to this new world of social distancing and self-isolation while staying productive is challenging. As with every new challenge, there is also an opportunity […]

National Doctor’s Day

March 2020 – This National Doctor’s Day, Tal Healthcare would like to express its deep appreciation and gratitude to all doctors. With COVID-19 actively spreading, and with so many uncertainties, we are in uncharted territory. While many are trying to stay away from people, doctors are on the frontlines. They are gearing up for battle […]

Career Action Plan: Document Your Accomplishments

A career action plan is a roadmap for advancing your career.  The most important part of your plan should be to keep track of your professional accomplishments. This record of your work success is essential for many reasons including your performance reviews, asking for a raise, updating your resume, speaking about the work you do, [...]

Nine Things to do After Accepting a New Job

Congratulations on your new job! This is great news. To ensure a smooth transition, follow these nine steps before your first day as a new employee. Write an acceptance letter for the new job In addition to a verbal acceptance, you should send written acceptance. Restate the final offer details and convey your appreciation and [...]

New York City Medical Schools Encourage Diversity by Reducing Student Debt

Becoming a physician is a lofty dream for many. One that includes a top education, respectability, and great compensation. However, compensation is complicated for physicians, especially considering the cost of medical school. Four years of medical school can cost about $250,000, leaving the average student with $190,000 in student debt at graduation. If you add on to […]

5 Healthcare Trends to be Grateful for

The healthcare industry continues to expand to meet the needs of an aging and growing population. There is an increasing demand for healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, technologists, coders, and leaders. While some workforce shortages exist, there have been many advancements and innovations to help fill in the gaps. These are some of the healthcare […]

Hirevue Interview Guide

HireVue is an online interviewing service that uses AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IO (Industrial-Organizational) psychology. The software records your interview and analyzes data points found in the video interview to predict future job performance of candidates. Talent Acquisition departments rely on this service as a screening tool to improve their hiring practices and their ability […]

Scary Resumes: 9 Ways Your Resume Can Frighten Employers

Is your resume scaring off hiring managers? Even the smallest error can prevent you from getting the interviews you deserve. Don’t make these avoidable resume mistakes. Preventable Resume Blunders: 1.      Short-Term Jobs “Job-hopping” is a resume red flag unless you explain the short stints. For any job that you held for less than […]

10 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions

Practice is the most important part of preparing for a job interview. Knowing the questions in advance allows you to carefully craft your answers. Practicing those answers will give you confidence when interview day arrives. Our expert recruiters have identified the top 10 most frequently asked interview questions, along with the best responses and the […]

Phenomenal Phone Interview Tips

The telephone conversation, while seemingly easy and convenient, is much more difficult than a face-to-face interview. All the excitement, interest level and skill set knowledge that can be expressed with body language and eye contact must be conveyed by tone of voice and speech patterns. The best way to prepare for this interview is to […]

4 Career Boosting Reasons to Make a Lateral Move

It is common to expect job changes to involve a promotion and a raise.  However, this is not always the case. Sometimes, a lateral move, a job change to another employer with a similar level of responsibility and pay, makes sense. In fact, this is often a great way to ignite your career. Think of […]

Examining Second Interview Success

There is a science to crushing the second-round interview. With the proper formula, you can stand out as the best candidate for the job! Since you’ve been invited back for the second round of interviews, you’ve already made a good first impression with the hiring manager. To prepare for this round, study the notes you […]

Do You Have a Professional Development Plan?

Your professional growth and development are important not just to you personally, but also to your future employer. When you interview, hiring managers will be interested in your existing skills and your plan for acquiring new skills. Employers may phrase questions about your professional development like this: What are your weaknesses and how have you […]

The Interview Technique You Should be Using

At your next interview, tell your career story and tell it well. A career story is the compelling personal narrative of your professional journey. It is a rehearsed account detailing how you got to where you are today, why you want to work for this company and why you are perfect for the job. Write […]

8 Tips for Updating Your Resume

To keep your resume fresh and current, you should update it frequently. Scheduling a yearly cleanup is a great idea. Job search trends are always changing as are your skills. You need to set aside some time to keep up. When you apply to jobs today, your resume is scanned quickly by either a recruiter, […]

Spring Cleaning – Spruce Up Your Leadership Skills

Spring weather brings with it a sense of renewal. Many use this time of the year to clean their houses, closets, desks or other areas that have collected winter rubble. This is the perfect time of the year to open the virtual windows on your leadership style and let in some fresh air. It is […]

Tal Healthcare has Launched a New Website

  March 12, 2019 – Tal Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of their new website which coincides with the expansion of their role as a leader in healthcare recruitment and team building. The new website provides a clear message of who they are, what they stand for and where their vision lies when developing […]

In the News: Tal Turns Thirteen

February 13, 2019 – Tal Healthcare is celebrating thirteen years of recruitment and team building. For thirteen years Tal Healthcare has been making it their mission to help professionals on the East Coast and throughout the United States grow strong teams, find perfect opportunities and take their careers to the next level.   Written by: […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for a Job Search

Hiring doesn’t stop for the holidays, and neither should your job search.

Use Gratitude to Grow and Nurture Your Network

Thank you notes are critical in helping to grow and nurture your network.

9 Ways Nurse Practitioners are Transforming Medicine

November 11-17 is National Nurse Practitioner (NP) week. 

Preparing for Behavioral Interview Questions

Behavioral Interview questioning is now a part of most job interviews.

Phenomenal Physician Assistant Interview Tips

Physician Assistant job interviews can be challenging.

60 Power Words for Resume Success

Your resume is the most critical tool for landing an interview.

8 Steps for Building Resilience and Finding Career Success

Resilience is the inner strength to weather unexpected obstacles and setbacks. It is critical for long-term success.

How to Be More Captivating with Each Interview

Progressing through multiple interview rounds: many executive or C-Suite level job interviews involve several rounds on multiple days. 

Ignite Your Career Like a Firework

Is your career ready for a boost?

The Perfect Post-Interview Thank You Email

Sending a thank you note via email after an interview is not just good manners. it is mandatory. 

Don’t be an April Fool: Avoid These 12 Interview Mistakes

Interviewing is a nerve-racking experience.  So much is at stake and so much can go wrong.

Are You Lucky? Six Steps to Creating Luck

Can you learn to be lucky? Can luck play a role in your career success?

9 Secrets for a Successful Video Interview

If you are in the market for a new job, you need to be prepared for a video (Teams, WebEx, Zoom, Facetime, etc.) interview. The video interview offers face-to-face time with a hiring manager without the travel time. To maximize your results, it is important to become familiar with the technology and etiquette. These tips […]

New Year Prescription for Well-Being: 10 Tips to Build Your Best Future

This is a career prescription for living your healthiest and most productive year.

Don’t Be Afraid of the Interview – Ask Brilliant Questions

The interview process can be scary unless you are prepared. 

Career Mistakes to Avoid

There are career mistakes that can easily destroy all of your hard work.

Seeking Independence at Work?

Independence Day is here.  Are you striving for more independence at work?

8 Secrets to Acing the Interview

Moving Beyond the First Interview and on to the Next Steps

How Do I Brag About My Work Without Being Obnoxious?

Getting recognized for your work is a challenge in any career. If you’re modest it becomes even more difficult.

Why You Want a Mobile Recruiter

Have you worked with a recruiter lately who seemed to have all the answers at their fingertips at any given time?

What You Should Ask Your Physician Recruiter

Key Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Practicing Medicine

How a Physician Can Write a User-Friendly CV

Make Your CV Easier to Read and More Likely to Work

Against Counteroffers

6 Reasons You’re Better Off Walking

Learning From Physician Burnout

Most physicians think they are burning out – over 60% in a recent survey. 6% reported severe burnout. Is this crisis just a collection of individuals with problems? Or purely a consequence of EHR and bureaucratic tasks?

What Not to Do at a Job Interview in Four Lists

A “list of lists” that collects thought pieces on what not to do in interview situations, meant to help people seeking opportunities. Above all, one principle holds through all the lists.

Who Markets Your Healthcare Career?

Language, visuals, messaging: who assembles the complete package of your healthcare career into a marketed “product” and how well are they doing it? With a search firm, you have an organization to represent your strengths and advocate for you in many ways.

4 Labor Day Tips to Advance Your Career

Labor Day can be a time to reevaluate, so take the time away to review 4 tips from TAL Healthcare.