Nearly everyone is apprehensive about difficult conversations. Even you, as a speech pathologist, may find yourself shying away from a topic or situation with a client that needs addressed. Unfortunately, it’s your job as an SLP to be willing to take on tough conversations to ensure that your client is empowered, and their speech therapy is successful. Read More
Speech-language pathologists, commonly called speech-language therapists, or SLPs, are one of the top jobs in the health-care industry in 2018. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projected an 18% growth through the year 2026. According to the BLS speech-language pathologists that are willing to relocate have the best job opportunities. Read More
The decision to search for a new job is often a long, careful process. You’ve weighed the pros and cons, considered your options, and are ready to embark on the next step in your professional journey. But are you really ready to start your search?
Before you begin submitting resumes and putting in applications, there are a few important things you should do to make certain that you are putting your best foot forward when entering the job search arena. Read More
Time management is one of the most crucial talents for any therapist, but especially important for all school-based therapists. Between managing your appointments, needing to respond to emails, and filing paperwork, time can suddenly feel elusive. To combat the need for more time, here are some tricks and tools that you can utilize to help manage what time you have. Read More
Daily gratitude can be one of the simplest acts, and yet it’s one that we seem to only reserve for Thanksgiving. There are so many benefits to utilizing daily gratitude and speech therapists would do well to add it to their toolkit. Here are your top reasons why: Read More
We are continuing our series on interview tips, adding on to our blog from last week. This is a topic that many of us don’t really think about until the moment comes. The moment when the interviewer asks you, “Do you have any questions?” and your mind, unfortunately, goes blank. You totally forgot to prepare questions, or maybe the interviewer already answered all of the general questions you prepared. You’ve just entered a sticky situation – you’re genuinely interested in the job, and you want to appear as such, but you’ve drawn a blank!
We’re here to provide you with your personal guide to the questions you should be asking after a teletherapy interview:
You’ve taken the first step into working from home as a teletherapist by sending in your resume and connecting with a recruiter. Now what? You’re used to an in-person interview process of several days or weeks, then more waiting for a decision to be made. But what’s it like when the entire process is…virtual? A process in which you apply for a position online, have an interview, and receive an offer within a few hours? Are you ready to step into the “hire faster” era? Get ready by preparing yourself with these tips! Read More
A common complaint with virtually every medical professional is a lack of time. A greater number of patients being scheduled results in a greater number of files that need to be updated, therapy plans to be created, and insurance matters to be dealt with. You probably spend more time on paperwork than with patients.Read More
Creating a speech therapy schedule can be a daunting task. As a school-based speech therapist, it is important to create a speech therapy schedule that works hand-in-hand with other schedules within the school. If you are looking for a better scheduling method or if you are just starting a new year as a speech language pathologist, consider the following steps to creating a better speech therapy schedule:Read More