How To Get a Job As a New Grad Nurse - page 6

by hakunamatataRN 142,546 Views | 54 Comments

Alright new grads, I am a straight shooter and a bit of a cynic (I like to call myself a realist, personally) – but that is possibly why I scored myself an RN job with a residency, before I graduated, on the floor that I wanted... Read More


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    First of all, THANK YOU for starting this thread. We live in unfortunate times and it's very true that getting a degree does not guarantee you a job. Thanks for the tips!
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    Word is that jobs are moving towards homecare, has anyone noticed this trend?
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    I graduate in December. When should I start applying for jobs? If I see a job available in an area I want is it way too early to apply?
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    it is never too early to start applying. just make sure that you are also studying for the nclex.
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    Quote from jourdan02
    I graduate in December. When should I start applying for jobs? If I see a job available in an area I want is it way too early to apply?
    Yes it is. Your application won't be considered for a licensed job 5 months before you potentially graduate. Wait until around 6 weeks before graduation UNLESS it's a new grad training or residency program. These programs have specific application deadlines and requirements.


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