I'm a newly graduated nurse: associates degree, graduated cum laude, received humanitus award, I have a volunteer history, tailored suit, positive attitude, many letters of recommendation, etc.
Have been applying online to...
Some hospitals will tell you that they have Open Houses. Boy, what a circus! And all they do is take your resume and add it to the neverending pile of new grad prospectives. Then they wave you away like "run along now, newbie, beat it".