Any nurse ever unemployed?

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    I just scanned the messages and saw a note about a nurse unemployed. I find it hard to believe that would ever occur, unless maybe a remote location.

    I volunteer in a nursing home, and the woman who hires nurses told me she could never find enough nurses they need. I also have space in my house for college students, and they have all been nurse training. I never knew of any who did not get a job immediately, but maybe that is also because they worked during college and were already known, just a higher pay than before.

    marvin
    (No profession, but I always trust nurses more than doctors. If I believed doctors I would have been already dead three times.)
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    What location are you in Marvin?
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    Read around the board. Learn about the "nursing shortage" and the hoards of new grads--sometimes, even experiened nurses--who can't find jobs.

    Perhaps then you won't find it so hard to believe.
    poppycat, TheCommuter, and loriangel14 like this.
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    All depends on what area you live in Marvin. There are plenty of places that ppl are waiting a year or more to find jobs after graduating
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    Quote from marvinlzinn1
    I just scanned the messages and saw a note about a nurse unemployed. I find it hard to believe that would ever occur, unless maybe a remote location.

    I volunteer in a nursing home, and the woman who hires nurses told me she could never find enough nurses they need. I also have space in my house for college students, and they have all been nurse training. I never knew of any who did not get a job immediately, but maybe that is also because they worked during college and were already known, just a higher pay than before.

    marvin
    (No profession, but I always trust nurses more than doctors. If I believed doctors I would have been already dead three times.)
    Are you joking? The unemployment rate of new grads in California is an estimated 47%.It is similar in other areas.
    Last edit by loriangel14 on Feb 13
    poppycat and SoldierNurse22 like this.
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    I live just off the border of St. Joseph, Michigan, and go to the Royalton Manor nursing home a few hours each week.
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    Then it can take many years to pay back college loans.


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