So I didn't fully tell the truth about my resume... background check??? HELP!!! - page 3

The new hospital AA offered me a job and doing a background check. But during the time of interview at AA I only had 4 weeks of working at BB Hospital and I did not put BB Hospital on my RESUME. I was currently taking all classes... Read More

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    The OP have to do what is best for them. We do not know his/her reasoning for leaving. I'm willing to be big money that some of you would do the same thing if it were convient for you and your family.

    I have a job offer, and will not start until end of january, but If I was offered the job that is closer to me and the specialty I want, you bet I'm going to rescind my offer.
    I hate to do this, but I have to do what is best for me and my family.
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    You've hired someone to babysit your kids on New Years Eve. You've splurged on a new dress and shoes. Chipped in on a limo with four other couples. You've planned it for months. With the party tickets, outfit, limo, you've probably spent $300-400.

    Then the babysitter calls and tells you the Smiths down the road offered five dollars more an hour, catered snacks. The babysitter's really sorry, but she really wanted to babysit the Smiths kids the whole time, and only said yes to you because they hadn't asked yet. The babysitter's really sorry, but she has to do what's best for her.
    How would that make you feel?
    Last edit by imintrouble on Dec 15, '12
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    Quote from imintrouble
    You've hired someone to babysit your kids on New Years Eve. You've splurged on a new dress and shoes. Chipped in on a limo with four other couples. You've planned it for months. With the party tickets, outfit, limo, you've probably spent $300-400.

    Then the babysitter calls and tells you the Smiths down the road offered five dollars more an hour, catered snacks. The babysitter's really sorry, but she really wanted to babysit the Smiths kids the whole time, and only said yes to you because they hadn't asked yet. The babysitter's really sorry, but she has to do what's best for her.
    How would that make you feel?
    It's off to grandmas house.
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    It doesn't matter what's on your RESUME, as long as it's true. Your resume should present you in the best light, which generally means not putting on jobs you were only at for a short time. However, if there was an APPLICATION that specifically said to list ALL employers, then you should have put it down, as leaving it off is not a list of ALL employers.
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    I have an employer that's not on my resume, mainly for space concerns, but also because it was such a brief time period and hard to explain my firing. However, it was my very first nursing job and if the application asks for more than just my last two jobs or the past 10 years of working experience, I list it then. I was there about 5 weeks, started 2 weeks after getting my license, and was let go during my 90-day new-hire probation period with an explanation of "it's not working out." I don't know if you signed a contract with the facility for a year or not and if you didn't then I'd simply say that another opportunity presented itself that works better for you. If the new place asks then indicate you were in orientation with the other place. I'd be careful not to do that too much because it looks bad for you and employers aren't going to trust you to stick around.
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    I'm confused are u trying to have 2 jobs or just trying the other job out?
    Last edit by Esme12 on Feb 15, '13
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    Quote from imintrouble
    You've hired someone to babysit your kids on New Years Eve. You've splurged on a new dress and shoes. Chipped in on a limo with four other couples. You've planned it for months. With the party tickets, outfit, limo, you've probably spent $300-400.

    Then the babysitter calls and tells you the Smiths down the road offered five dollars more an hour, catered snacks. The babysitter's really sorry, but she really wanted to babysit the Smiths kids the whole time, and only said yes to you because they hadn't asked yet. The babysitter's really sorry, but she has to do what's best for her.
    How would that make you feel?
    You work for company A and receive a job offer from company B. You accept the offer and give notice at company A. Company B then rescinds the offer the day before you are supposed to start. Company A won't rehire you for obvious reasons. How would that make you feel?

    You've just graduated nursing school and receive an offer from hospital A for their new grad program and you accept. You then get an offer from hospital B for their new grad program and turn it down because you've accepted the offer from hospital A. A week later, hospital A informs you they are cancelling their new grad program so you have no job now. How would that make you feel?

    These scenarios have actually happened to people I know. Employers have no loyalty anymore. There's no reason for the OP to stay with the first job if she really wants the second one. She needs to accept that she is probably buring a bridge, but if she really wants the second job, then she should go for it without any guilt.
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    I didn't read all the pages in the thread, but another thing you have to consider is not only burning bridges, but HR putting you on the "not eligible for rehire" list. I would have stuck with one job and if it didn't work out, then you have the second option.

    You don't want to put yourself in a position of being stuck.
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    First of all, I don't really consider this "fraud." Maybe an employer would feel different but I would be concerned with nurses making up experience they don't have

    Second, all of our employers would fire us in a second. Less than that so I think it's incredibly naive to think we owe our employers anything.

    Yes, you may burn a bridge, sure. But, if the job offer was better (ie: Better pay, facility or unit) then I say go for it! In my area the job market is awful and would love to be in your position.
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    Quote from kobebryant
    The new hospital AA offered me a job and doing a background check. But during the time of interview at AA I only had 4 weeks of working at BB Hospital and I did not put BB Hospital on my RESUME. I was currently taking all classes for BB's orientation because I just started. So I didn't feel the need to update my resume for the Nurse recruiter at AA because I had not had any clinical experience yet at BB. So I disclosed this and when they asked me if I had any experience I said no...

    Now, I have a background check at AA with HR. Will they find out that I am currently working at BB? It's only been two months with BB... I was going to tell HR at AA but they want to call my current employer, etc... so I feel like I should just leave this off... because if they call my current employer they might not like the fact that they are orienting me and I am moving to a new hospital? So they could fire me right? Becuase although AA offered me a job it is not 100% yet.

    I don't have any criminal record or anything and my current work place is good but I feel that I want to retire at the hospital I recieved my new offer at because I am a new grad.
    Hate to break it to you but one or the other is going to find out your dirty little secret. They will fire you.


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