I graduated in December, wrote my exam in January and was officially registered with the CNO as an RPN in early March. I've applied through the NGGI, sent out my own resumes (at least 3 a day for the past few weeks) and haven't heard anything!!
At first I was all about Med/Surg, since that's where I did my final clinical and I LOVED it. Now, I'm beginning to not be so picky...Arggg. I've gone to a resume seminar, had old professors look over my resume, have excellent references from past employment and past professors, yet nothing. I'm worried about losing skills the longer I go without working. Plus, I have bills to pay
Is it the wrong time of year? I realize that the provincial budgets are about to be coming out...is that what all the waiting is about or is the job market just that saturated? I know of only a few people that have actually found work (I think they had an inside connection), the rest are getting pretty frustrated with the whole thing.
Thoughts? Ideas? Advice? So worried!! What were your experiences as an RPN new grad and getting hired. What kind of time frames from sending in your resume to the actual phone calls and how many phone calls did you get? Tips?