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  1. Pros and Cons of working for a "union"...
    How do you identify whether a hospital is "unionized" or not? I tried to look on their websites, but some of them don't state it... Also, where do you get information about the union and their...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Pros and Cons of working for a "union"...
    Great information!!! Thank you so much!! Now I have a better understanding of the difference between the two (union vs non-union)! :)
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Pros and Cons of working for a "union"...
    Thank you for the information...:yeah: but can you give me a more detailed information on what a "union" does and how they actually "protect us"? :D
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Pros and Cons of working for a "union"...
    I heard many great things about working for a Union, but don't really understand the specifics...and I have yet to hear anything bad but I'm pretty sure there are some cons... I am a new graduate...
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. what NOT to say at job interviews...new grads shouldn't teach? =(
    Several of my school friends who already have jobs have been warning me about this... :sniff: I'd love to hear your thoughts...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. I got a job!!!! BOO-YOW!
    wow~!!! these are some very good tips...I will definitely give it a try and post my success ;) Thank you everyone!! times like this when I'm so glad I chose this profession...:loveya:
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. no hope for nurses without experience??
    no matter how much i want to deny it...I think experience really matters...many of my friends with just their ADN got job right out of the program because they had nurse tech or CNA...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. what NOT to say at job interviews...new grads shouldn't teach? =(
    I am planning to go for my masters few years down the road so that's why I was asking...I am graduating with my BSN this June and need to gain experience as an RN, but still struggling to find a...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. what NOT to say at job interviews...new grads shouldn't teach? =(
    Thanks everyone...I"m so glad to hear that everyone is on the same page as me!! I was so confused when my friend told me this but now I'm pretty sure she meant, "don't over do it...don't sound...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. what NOT to say at job interviews...new grads shouldn't teach? =(
    I am a new graduate RN... Several of my fellow nursing grads have been telling me that there are certain things you must avoid mentioning at job interviews...Can this be true?? :uhoh3: 1st...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. New Grad RN... work in a SNF?
    WOw~ they give you a test for hospital positions? Is this common around all states? I live in WA... =( never heard this before...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. THANK YOU fellow nurses for your encouragement!!
    @ Lpn1213~ thank you for sharing your experience and thoughts...I completely agree with you!! How terrible would life be without these fellow nurses helping us? You are very lucky and blessed to...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. THANK YOU fellow nurses for your encouragement!!
    Its truly encouraging when fellow nurses with experience (whether little or a lot) help out new graduate RNs... With the job market being so tough, it really takes a toll on lot of us, especially...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Can't find job as New grad RN in WA!! Please help~
    @paddler~ Thank you for the website info...Its very convenient instead of going to all the individual websites to search!! I will start using that from now on =)
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  15. no hope for nurses without experience??
    Thank you everyone for the encouraging words!!! I have been at this for a long time so it really helps to hear some encouragement from fellow nurses...I really appreciate it!! :loveya:
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. no hope for nurses without experience??
    @tokmom~ I got your pm. Thank you thank you thank you!! I am a new member on this site so I am unable to respond to your pm. If you don't mind sharing more information with me, I would love to hear...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. no hope for nurses without experience??
    I finally understand why nursing school recommends nurse tech jobs during the program.... NO ONE hires new grads without any experience... What am I going to do?? :crying2: Where do I begin?...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. 2nd Time! Did I Pass!?
    If you want to verify further, just go to the DOH websit and check if your license is active on the healthcare provider credential check....if you passed, it states "active" and gives u the CE Due...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Can't find job as New grad RN in WA!! Please help~
    @tokmom~ I've applied everywhere including Multicare, Swedish, Harborview, UW medicine, Highline Medical Center, St. Francis and St. Joe's, Valley Medical, Seattle Children's...the list just goes...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  20. Can't find job as New grad RN in WA!! Please help~
    @paddler~ The SNF/LTC was something I looked into, but one of my close friend who graduated with me quit her job 2wks after working...I guess they left her with 20 patients after 1week of...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  21. Can't find job as New grad RN in WA!! Please help~
    @tokmom~ I've applied everywhere including Multicare, Swedish, Harborview, UW medicine, Highline Medical Center, St. Francis and St. Joe's, Valley Medical, Seattle Children's...the list just goes...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  22. Can't find job as New grad RN in WA!! Please help~
    I graduated from an ADN program and received my RN license last summer. I'm now in the RN to BSN program but finishing that up this coming June. I don't have any previous healthcare experience so I...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  23. New to Site/Nursing
    Good luck!! I got my first BA in psych as well...then decided to change career to nursing. Wish you the best!!
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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