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Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on March 29, 2017

Looking to switch careers because of the unknown healthcare climate? Or are you simply burned out after caregiving? Thankfully, we as OTs have quite the special skill set that can be applied to a variety of non-clinical occupational therapy careers.

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Topics:alternative career pathsCareersnon-clinical careers

Written by Sue Ram, Published on March 27, 2017

Whether you are a conference newbie or an experienced conference-goer, these tips can help you increase your abilities for networking at OT conferences!

We are always told that as new grad occupational therapists we should go out there and "network".

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Topics:AOTAcommunicationconferencesnetworkingNew gradNew Grad Success

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on March 22, 2017

Job applicants sometimes liken cover letters to the weird uncle at Thanksgiving dinner. He's boring, maybe a little awkward, and sometimes it's easier to just avoid him than deal with him.  While this approach may work for Uncle Larry, omitting an occupational therapy cover letter from your job search is a very foolish move, especially when you're fresh out of OT school.

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Topics:Careerscover letterjob searchoccupational therapy cover lettertips for new grads

Written by Grant Mitchell MOT, OTR/L, Published on March 20, 2017

Here is a list of 6 ways you can get your hands on some OT research resources. While a few resources are indeed membership-based, the emphasis is on FREE resources.

You’ve heard it before. Your professors say, "Once you graduate, you’ll miss how accessible research from databases are to you now”.

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Topics:DatabasisLiteratureNew Grad SuccessPeer-ReviewedResearchresourcestips for new grads

Written by Shannen Marie Coley OTR/L, Published on March 13, 2017

After one month in to the game, the nerves of your first OT job will settle. There’s a lot to be nervous about when starting your first job but give yourself credit because you know a lot!

You survived your Fieldwork and yet, there is more responsibility now that you have your first OT job. Here are NGOT’s guide of 6 awesome tips to help you crush your first month at your new job!

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Topics:CareersfieldworkFirst Jobpatientsphysicalsuccesstips for new grads

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on March 6, 2017

Acute care occupational therapy is a common career path for new OTs. Yet, it is covered very minimally during OT school.

The sandwich method for acute care occupational therapy is an easy way to remember the steps to help new grad occupational therapists find success in the fast paced environment.

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Topics:acute careClinicalNew gradtips for new grads

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