Therapia News & Blog

Work-Life Balance Myths

The concept of work-life balance is familiar to many people. However, even when you've heard this term repeatedly in your life, you might also have absorbed some misinformation along with it. Uncovering the truth and shedding the myths can help you to actually achieve...

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The Four Ideal People to Use as Job References

Applying for a new job is exciting. You may have the opportunity to earn more money or to pursue a career that matches your passions. Before you can start the job, however, you must submit your application materials, which will likely include a request for references....

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The Benefits of Being a Pediatric Physical Therapist

Professional pediatric physical therapists love their work. The job entails the art and science of improving a patient’s motor skills, strength, range of motion and coordination. Because the role focuses specifically on children, there is particular emphasis on...

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Safety Tips for Your Next Travel Assignment

Travel assignments can be fun and exciting, but you should also take your safety seriously when you're on the road. Follow these tips to make sure your next travel assignment goes off without a hitch. Have a Travel Plan Know where you're going and how long it should...

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How to Become a Nurse Practitioner

The nurse practitioner role is one that is not often completely understood. For a nurse who is looking to take on a number of new responsibilities which are usually only completed by a doctor. The role of a nurse practitioner is usually taken up by an experienced...

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Interview Tips for Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapy is a field projected to grow by 24 percent over the next 10 years. With the median salary around $80,000 or higher, it’s an attractive and lucrative career that provides care and caring to patients who need help. Occupational therapists receive...

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Have You Followed Up on Your Job Application?

You may think your work is done once you submit a job application to a potential employer, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Turning in a paper application or sending one in online is just one step in the process to trying to get a new job. After the...

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These Are the Top 5 Apps SLPs Should be Using

One of the biggest innovations in speech-language pathology has been the invention of software applications that reinforce our treatment modalities by helping children learn new behaviors. Many of these apps can be incorporated into therapy practice and can even be...

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Find Job Satisfaction

Some individuals balk at the prospect of deriving pleasure from their work, but job satisfaction isn’t entirely elusive. A recent study conducted by FundRocket shed some enlightening perspectives on finding fulfillment in the workplace. Believe it or not, money wasn’t...

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Learn About the Causes and Signs of Autism

There is a quiet epidemic of autism sweeping our nation’s children. The latest CDC statistics show a 15% increase in incidences of autism since 2014. That’s one in 59 children that have the disorder. The president of Autism Speaks stated the need for, “a significant...

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Survive Your First Night Shift as a Nurse

For nurses who have only worked day shifts, changing to the night shift might seem impossible. At night, exhaustion and soreness sink i, and it's difficult to maintain good energy levels or a positive mood. Many night shift nurses, however, are perfectly adjusted to...

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Reduce Anxiety When Negotiating Salary

Negotiating salaries is a stressful endeavor for even the most confident individuals. For introverts or those without a long history of employment, the obstacles to a successful salary negotiation are even more difficult to overcome. Despite all of the potential...

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So, Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?

That is the question that head hunters and other professionals like to ask us, especially when we are on a job interview. Where do you see yourself in five years? That is not a question that can be easily answered by some. Some job applicants have no problem telling...

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The Top 5 Benefits of Being a Traveling Therapist

Traditional therapy jobs offer a rewarding career serving clients. But there’s an alternative to the standard role that can spice up a career with travel. We’re talking about the traveling therapist, a position that many licensed therapists should consider as a change...

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