On the Job

A Day in the Life of an SLP in Inpatient Rehabilitation

Working in inpatient rehabilitation as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) is an amazing opportunity to experience the best of all worlds in the assessment and treatment of adults with communication and swallowing disorders. Experience a "day in the life" as told by an SLP at Encompass Health.

Thriving in Telepractice

If you’re ready to make the leap to telepractice, consider some of the differences between telepractice versus in-person services and get tips to thrive in telepractice.

Reach Your Career Goals With Professional Development

Growing in your career requires continuously learning. This is especially true when transitioning settings, areas of expertise, or populations treated. Having a plan for obtaining professional development is an important step.  

5 Cost-Saving Tips for Clinicians

Clinicians can save money by taking advantage of discounts, coupons, and other special offers through using ASHA member benefits, taking free courses, meeting with exhibitors at events, using your or your employer's affiliations, and seeking out free material or material exchanges.

Planning a Successful SLP Career Path

Developing a robust career plan can allow you to grow based on the impact you want to make. This can be achieved by having a clear understanding of your priorities and goals and having support to help you tackle your milestones. Get tips from EBS Healthcare to help you build your career plan.

Building Your Professional Brand

As a professional, you want to have a good reputation, but sometimes what people know about you does not completely describe what you have to offer. To be recognized for the right things, it is essential to build your professional brand.

Time Management: Find More Hours in the Day

Everyone has 24 hours in a day—but there are ways you can manage your time to make it feel like you have more. Use your available time and energy wisely by remembering to set appropriate personal goals, use a master list, organize your workspace, and be proactive in learning to say "no."

Refinancing Student Loans: What You Need to Know

If you find yourself in need of relief or a different payment strategy for your student loans, consider the pros and cons of direct loan consolidation and loan refinancing. Individual circumstances will determine which, if either, works best for you. Learn more about both before making a decision.

How to Build Professional Confidence in a New Job

As you start your new job, remember to check in with yourself about how you're feeling and what your plan is for your first day. Three ways to build your confidence: (1) embrace being new; (2) know your value, and document your milestones; and (3) build your support system early.

Repaying Your Student Loan

Find what you need to know about repaying your student loan: When does repayment start? What are your repayment options? What should you do when you're falling behind on student loan payments? What's the benefit of paying your student loans on time—and paying more than your base monthly payment?

Understanding Public Interest Loan Forgiveness

Audiologists and speech-language pathologists may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, depending on three qualification categories: employment, loan type, and repayment-plan type. Find out if you could qualify for student loan forgiveness.