Why are you looking for a new job?

  1. 1 What do you say during a job interview when you are asked why you are looking for a new job? For me, i just want to go from a "for profit" facility to a "not for profit" facility. Is that a good enough answer?
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    About mombabyRN96

    mombabyRN96 has '16 years' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'med/surg; floatpool, mom/baby, nursery'. From 'Clearwater, FL, US'; Joined May '12; Posts: 32; Likes: 38.

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  3. Visit  tnbutterfly profile page
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    Moved to Nursing Interview Help for more response.
  4. Visit  MrChicagoRN profile page
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    Quote from mombabyRN96
    What do you say during a job interview when you are asked why you are looking for a new job? For me, i just want to go from a "for profit" facility to a "not for profit" facility. Is that a good enough answer?
    Yes and No. I suggest you elaborate re why going nonprofit, without talking negatively about about your current employer.
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  5. Visit  Davey Do profile page
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    Quote from MrChicagoRN
    I suggest you elaborate
    I concur.

    Make your premise sound like you're really a Non-Materialist, Altruistic Individual who would work for nothing, if you could and you want to get out of a Robotic Capitalistic Money-Grubbing Institution.

    I bet those Non-Profit Types love to hear those Kinds of Reasons for wanting to work in Their Institution.
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  6. Visit  xoemmylouox profile page
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    I would focus on why you want to work at THAT facility. I think that is more important then to generalize. Say why you want to work at that specific facility. Do some research. Have they made any big medical breakthroughs, are they a teaching hospital with a good reputation, what sets them apart from the other places in your community?
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  7. Visit  KelRN215 profile page
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    "I'm ready for a change" or some nonsense like that is what I mostly said when I was doing it this year. The real reason was "because I hate my life working at my current job."
    turnforthenurseRN likes this.


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