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- by CNAOK01 Nov 30, '12Can someone help me with some hints in getting a CNA job with no experience?
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- Nov 30, '12 by animal1953I'm here to tell you it's rough. They want experience but won't give you the chance. I've found that even the rehab centers and LTC centers want 1 -2 years experience. It's real frustrating but you have to keep plugging away at it. I have over 100 apps filled out since I graduated in September. I just keep applying every time I see a new posting. I've begun finding out who the manager is in the unit you want to work and giving them a phone call and introducing myself and ask how the process is going. Just by getting your name in their ear, they sometimes will request your app from HR. I would not advise dropping in on the cold as they are busy with other duties. I give them about a week before calling again. Just keep applying everywhere and make a list of where and what you applied for. If you can get an interview, ask for a card and send them a thank you note for the interview.