job hunting in miami fl 2012

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    topic for newly license nurse in miami.free to share your thoughts and experience in finding job here.
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    Very difficult to get full time jobs or part time jobs. Seems most jobs offered are Per diem <24hrs per month in some hospitals
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    You should try aventura hospital. Per diem there is not really per diem u still get a regular schedule just no benefits..
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    Quote from Rac17
    topic for newly license nurse in miami.free to share your thoughts and experience in finding job here.
    Been looking for 8 months since graduation. Been licensed for 3 months. No luck at all!! Not even an interview!
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    Quote from FLLPN3339

    Been looking for 8 months since graduation. Been licensed for 3 months. No luck at all!! Not even an interview!
    Yup.Same here.Its been almost a year since i got my LVN license.Not even a single call for an interview.So,I moved to Nashville,TN 2 months ago hoping that i might have more chances to get hired.But same thing happened.
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    Quote from cheryllun

    Yup.Same here.Its been almost a year since i got my LVN license.Not even a single call for an interview.So,I moved to Nashville,TN 2 months ago hoping that i might have more chances to get hired.But same thing happened.
    Hy cheryllun, I'm sorry to hear that. Sounds like a really frustrating situation!

    As the situation for you hasn't changed despite your move, I would suggest having a real hard look at your résumé and re evaluating the way you are applying/making initial contact. Employers make quick judgements on your résumé/cover letter and small details make the difference between ending up in the "pass" pile, and the "follow up" pile.

    Is your résumé professional, error free, ordered logically? Are you using a standard font and formatting? Does your résumé describe how you went above and beyond in previous roles, or does it just list job duties? Employers want to know what you can do for them. Show them where and how you went above and beyond.

    How are you laying out your cover letter? Are you responding directly to the requirements listed in the job posting? Here is a quick format you can use for your cover letter:

    Paragraph 1
    -introduce yourself, mention specific job you are applying for, and state what attachments (your résumé) you have included for their review.

    Paragraph 2
    Sell Yourself In Relation To The Job
    -you should start off by writing about why you are interested in this job, and why you would be a good fit. Refer back to the posting and let them know that you have experience in/are good at whatever they require. Don't include extraneous information, focus on the requirements in the posting. Don't regurgitate your resume.

    Paragraph 3
    Thank them for taking the time to review your material, give your contact info and the best time to reach you (best to keep that as broad as possible), and write that you look forward to speaking to them in further detail about the position. (Also - is your vmail message professional sounding?)

    It's important to keep your cover letter as succinct as possible. It should never be more than 1/2 page at 11-12pt font, especially since you don't have a large experience base at the moment. This is the first thing that employers see, make sure it's stellar!

    Hope this helps! good luck!
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    Same here been looking everywhere in Miami, Broward and nothing lets see what shows up.
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    by the post i read here it is difficult to find job in miami... me too a month of seeking job still nothing..but im still hoping that i can find job before the year end..just try and try guys and hope for the best..have faith.
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    went to job fair in aventura and still nothing happen... try and try!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Been searching for days. No luck. Mostly per diem. Very difficult to get a job nowadays.


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