News & Stories
NEWS & STORIES
Sharing all the latest at Knute Nelson
The following news and stories have been compiled to inform you of happenings at Knute Nelson and in aging services. We also feature the stories of individuals who have reached their goals and have an important message to share to inspire others.
After more than two decades of working as a nurse in the intensive care unit, Pam Forer decided she wanted to take her career in a different direction and have a greater impact on people’s lives. She wanted to work in hospice.
Working with aging adults offers a rewarding environment in which you’ll feel like you’re contributing to the greater good and having an impact on people’s lives every day. In West Central Minnesota, Knute Nelson provides quality care to older adults and a positive, respectful culture for its employees.
Working with older adults is a unique and important healthcare path. A career in senior care teaches many valuable skills that can be applied across the healthcare continuum.
It’s time to reward yourself and take advantage of these benefits by checking out our openings.
Being prepared, poised and personable are key factors for a successful job interview. Being genuine during interview conversations can help employers easily relate to you. Here are 5 key takeaways to help set yourself up for success.
First impressions can have a significant impact on a relationship, both personal and professional. It can set the tone of how someone views you – negatively or positively. Applying for a job is your first impression with a potential employer. It can mean getting an interview, or not getting an interview.
Erin highly recommends health+ to her co-workers. Her top reasons? Convenience and low cost. All employees of Knute Nelson who are on their health insurance plan*, and their families, now receive basic healthcare at no cost to them through the health+ clinic.
When you apply for jobs, most companies will ask for two or three references. Choose your references with care. What they say can make all the difference. They answer questions about your work history, skills, abilities and work style. Keep reading to learn about ways you can ensure your references are that key factor in making all the difference.
“I love working for Knute Nelson. My core values align with theirs and the mission to enrich the lives of everyone we serve. Everyone is kind. I don’t go home stressed out. I love my colleagues and overall, my quality of life has improved tremendously.”
Research shows that hiring managers spend, on average, only six- or seven-seconds reviewing resumes. Six or seven. Let that sink in for a moment. If you think about it, the top third of your resume is prime real estate. You need to catch a manager’s eye right away. Every second counts.
All employees of Knute Nelson who are on their health insurance plan*, and their families, now receive basic healthcare at no cost to them through the health+ clinic.
“Hospice is a way of providing comfort and care. It’s a beautiful service,” said Sara Severson, Therapeutic Musician at Knute Nelson. “Not only for the patients but their families.”
Knute Nelson Hiring Happy Hour