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The Blessings of Serving in Hospice: Three Stories

“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.”

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Health+, Knute Nelson Employee Health Clinic

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.

Nick Lenz

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It's Time for an Outstanding Resume

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.

Nick Lenz

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Work Flexibility: "Means the World to Me"

“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.”

Nick Lenz

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References Can Make ALL the Difference

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.

Nick Lenz

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Receive a Healthy Reward at health+

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.

Nick Lenz

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Put Your Best "Words" Forward

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.

Nick Lenz

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An Impressionable and Effective Interview

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.

Nick Lenz

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Why a Career in Senior Care?

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.

Nick Lenz

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Find a rewarding career or employee scholarship working with seniors

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.

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One Nurse’s Remarkable Journey to Help Others on Hospice

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.

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Tina Sletten: New Hire Experience

Tina was looking on Indeed and Knute Nelson kept coming up on her newsfeed. She thought, “Wow, this might be something that’s meant for me.” It definitely was meant for her. She applied and was hired. With each day, Tina’s feelings about working at Knute Nelson have gotten stronger.

Nick Lenz

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A career that’s much more than just a job

Knute Nelson is working hard to bridge aging adults with caring providers. Taking care of older generations is a Minnesota value. Today it matters more than ever.

Nick Lenz

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Top 5 Benefits of Joining a Talent Network

Have you ever interviewed at a company and found out that you weren’t chosen, but came in a close second? That can be tough. If you are still interested in the company, think about the power of staying connected and having them easily reach out to you when a new opening becomes available. That’s powerful. That’s the power of a Talent Network.

Nick Lenz

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Company Culture – Understanding How I Fit

A positive workplace culture has open communication, meaningful work, and strong core values. Every company’s culture lives, breathes and evolves. It’s so important to be part of an organization that is alive and is evolving. Read on to find out why.

Nick Lenz

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Mike Wendt: Returning Employee

With the way the economy is today, commuting to work can be challenging. Expenses can add up. Mike Wendt, Culinary Supervisor, worked at Knute Nelson for four and a half years, and he was happy. Knute invested in him as an employee, so he invested his time and talents, and enjoyed his work along the way. Yet, because of the economy, he felt a tug to find work closer to home.

Nick Lenz

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Gain a Competitive Edge as a Working Student

Working a part-time job while you are in school, high school, or college, has many advantages that can help you excel in life. Beyond earning an income, you can gain career-related experience as you define and refine goals, develop skills and self-confidence, and build a network of contacts. Here’s how you can gain that competitive edge.

Nick Lenz

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Grace Evink: Student Perspective

Grace Evink is a senior in high school. She wanted to get a part-time job to keep busy, earn money for expenses, and to prepare for college. In her search for a job, Grace said, “I really wanted an employer that was reliable and understanding with my school and sports schedules – giving me the flexibility I needed. I wanted to work where they really thought of me as an employee and team member, not just a number, and I found that at Knute Nelson.”

Nick Lenz

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Nurses: A Team Of Lifelong Learners

Nursing requires lifelong education to maintain your license, and job, and to ensure high-quality patient care. What many may not realize is that it also contributes to a high level of satisfaction. Here’s how.

Nick Lenz

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Terah Kraft Shares Her New Hire Experience

Terah Kraft is closely approaching her one-year mark as an Accounting Specialist at Knute Nelson. Learn about her new hire experience and what made Knute stand out to her.

Kaylee Yamry

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Pay On-Demand

Companies offer many appealing benefits to their employees. Health benefits, paid time off, flexible work schedule, and more. But in today’s world, where everything moves a hundred miles an hour, it only makes sense that you get early access to your paycheck. Learn more about pay on-demand at Knute Nelson.

Kaylee Yamry

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Employee Work Wellness

Employee work wellness encompasses an overall level of well-being, including both physical and mental health. It’s about being part of a culture where employees feel a sense of belonging and are encouraged to take time and space to care for their health.

Kaylee Yamry

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The Benefits Of Working A Second Job

Have you ever thought about working a second job? There are many benefits to picking up an extra workload, including financial and personal reasons. Read this article to learn more about the benefits of working a second job.

Kaylee Yamry

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Creating Your Best Self at Knute Nelson

Being your best self means living authentically. Sara Severson knew what would bring her a sense of happiness, purpose, and meaning. Read how she built her best self at Knute Nelson.

Kaylee Yamry

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The Powerful Impact of Onboarding

Onboarding means introducing a new employee to an organization. It’s an important part of helping them understand their role, but the impact of onboarding is much greater than just the basics.

Kaylee Yamry

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How to Live Out Your Faith at Work

Upholding and living out your Christian values can create an environment of success, growth, inclusion, and happiness. By living out your faith at work, you can help create a positive workplace culture and promote personal growth.

Kaylee Yamry

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