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  1. Why many new grads don't find jobs....
    I would completely disgree. Being a nurse is providing holistic, and patient centered care. Providing care is not just administering medications, hanging ivs, but also it means to turn them,...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Advice for new nursing grad...
    Honestly, the longer you hold out for your "dream job", the more you lose your new grad status. Right now the economy is tough, and getting into your specialty of choice is difficult. I say, apply...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Let's take a moment to be positive
    I finished my BSN program last year, and I can say nursing school is grueling. It's emotionally and physically demanding. You will be studying for hours and hours, sometimes by yourself, and...
    May 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. When to start applying?
    Begin calling hospitals in your vicinity now. Call HR, and suggest your interest in their hospital, the date of your graduation, expected NCLEX date and ask about their hiring process. As well as...
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. New grad woes: cannot get hired as a RN. Advice?
    Network. Network Network. For instance, I renewed my BLS certification and introduced myself to people, first making small talk, then asked what profession they were in etc. One kind nurse told me...
    May 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Salary to expect as a new grad nurse
    California, $38.00/hr days, new grad on med-surge unit +4.00/hr night differential
    May 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Great contact, but...
    One of the key things of obtaining a job is NETWORKING. Reach out to your contact, tell them about your situation, when you graduated, as well as the unit you wish to work in and your goals. Possibly...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. New Grad Interview Good or Bad signs?
    I have gone to 3 interviews. And in each interview they have told me either the day they would call me regarding my acceptance or decline, or the time frame (2 weeks-3weeks). So I think within 2 days...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Hospital vs. Nursing home interviews
    I think it would be in your best benefit to interview the second time in the LTC facility. Because more often than not, they will call you in a day or two to offer you a position. This will not...
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Should a resume only be one page?
    i heard that even if you submit two pages, most managers and/or HR will only look at the first page--so my advice, but sure to put your best information on the first page!
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  11. I have no work experience what so ever... what do i write under work experience?
    Work experience goes beyond the hospital. ANY work history is sufficient.. because whether you worked in a retail store or elsewhere, each position requires some sort of initiative, customer service,...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  12. I just earned my BSN!!
    Congratulations!!!!! WELL DESERVED! :) "When your in the trenches doing the program it seems like you will never get there, but you will. When you do finally make it (and you will) its quite a...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. First RN job: Med Surg/Renal... ADVICE!!!!!
    I recently got hired as a med-surge nurse! I too am a new grad! I am quite nervous as well. But reading your post.. It's good to know I am not alone, in being scared nervous Anyway, good luck...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. drowning in nursing :(
    The transition from nursing student to competent nurse takes time. DO not get frustrated. You have gone this far-- successfully completing nursing school, pasing nclex, and receiving your job. Kuddos...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. New IC/IP nurse here.  Help!
    As a nursing student I had an internship in IP. And I have to say, being an IP nurse is rewarding and a learning experience. APIC like previous posts is a great resource--also there will be an...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  16. New Grad Nursing Jobs in CA
    winter_green, i'm curious.. rural as in the central valley area? or more like the high sierra area? I am a new grad, and am willing to relocate anywhere in california to gain experience.
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. UCLA New Grad Summer 2012 program
    Has anyone heard/or know if UCLA sent out emails confirming interviews for med/surge/tele or for oncology at SM? Also, does anyone know the email or phone number of the HR person we should contact...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: California Nursing


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