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  1. I got a job!!!took 3.5 years!
    Congratulations! My story is similar, with the exception of having prior RN experience. After countless responses of, "We are going with a more qualified candidate" and "You need 6-12 months...
    Apr 18, '14
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  2. 1st job, desk job
    I think it's a great idea to be working period, making your future job applications more attractive, vs. being unemployed and not gaining any experience.
    Apr 18, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Should I give up?
    Maybe a career coach could assist regarding what direction to take next.
    Apr 16, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Pre employment screening
    Normally, the background check and drug tests are done when the company has selected you for the position. Wishing you the best of luck and congratulations!
    Apr 13, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Inability to Land a Job With Experience?
    Have you considered a staffing agency?
    Apr 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Interviewer didn't like me from the start?
    Consider that interview of premonition of what you would be working with had you been hired for that position. My experience with interviews in the past have told me to expect the unexpected. Many...
    Jan 9, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Hanging It Up
    Thank you for posting a nice, inspiring post. Your hard work and dedication to the field has yielded a new direction for you. It's nice to know that there are other areas available, especially for...
    Jan 9, '14
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  8. Feel like I really messed up my interview =[  LONG
    Sounds like you held your own during the interview. As you invited to more interviews in the future, you will observe that each style may be different. Be prepared for anything. Wishing you the...
    Jan 9, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. Rejection stinks :/
    The job search today is very frustrating, mind-boggling, and depressing. Keep plugging away at apps and interviews. Remain confident, and positive. Many are in the same boat, so no that you are...
    Jan 9, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  10. What is fair pay rate for my situation?
    Kudos to you for being accepted for a position as an RN. I wouldn't worry so much about that pay rate. With you getting your foot back in the door, you can get the recent experience many positions...
    Jan 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Resigning
    The place you were working at apparently only cared for the almighty dollar, instead of patient safety. I would have left too. Imagine working on a short staffed shift, and having some type of...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Reprimanded for reporting medication errors and so much more
    Had I noticed the error, I would have approached the fellow student on the insulin issue. Maybe the two of you could have accomplished the task together. When I was in nursing school, the students...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. What you should never say at an interview
    Will you excuse me while I take this call?
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  14. Rn being trained by lpn?
    I had a couple of LPNs orient me in the areas of med administration, and other floor duties. They had a wealth of experience and were a pleasure to work with.
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. So depressed! Left hospital can't get back in.
    It appears as though the hospitals have numerous applicants for the positions posted/advertised. A majority of the facilities require a year's recent experience. Those who do not meet that criteria...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Help
    If hospitals won't take a look at you, try a staffing agency.
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Negative Feedback from GN Interview - HELP!!!
    I find that personalities may clash. While you know that this is the perfect fit for you, the nurse manager may see otherwise. Could be simply a matter of who presents the best. Remember, in most...
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. Social help, not fitting in
    I think many of us here on the boards witnessed the clique formation first hand. Don't feel left out. You will eventually end up forming bonds with others in your class. I went through the same...
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Missed Call from Recruiter, Didn't Leave A Message
    When I was not available, I had a recruiter call and leave a message on my telephone. When I attempted to return the call later that day, of course they were not available. I left my name and...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. didn't get the job, but had a follow up phone call
    I'm sorry you didn't get the job. It's great to hear there is follow-up with the interview process and encouraging to hear great feedback. Here's to hoping you get the job the medical director...
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Havent practice for 4 yrs
    Most of the hospital facilities are requiring a year's recent experience. So it may be tough to get in, but keep trying. You may have better luck going with an staffing agency to get your foot in...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. Staffing and patient abandonment
    The unit/facility sounds like a recipe for disaster. Darned if you do, darned if you don't. Bet your bottom dollar, when something happens, the mistake will end up being directed to the...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Bouncing back after being unemployed
    I think it's a great idea you took the traveling position. Jobs are very hard to come by these days, and showing that you are working will get your foot close through the door of local...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. 57 and need to start over YET AGAIN!
    Travel nursing or agency nursing might find something for you that could turn into a great thing.
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Help me! ( very long)
    I agree with others, forget pursuing with that particular medical system, and pursue others. Sounds like they will always have you under the thumb with their politics. This may be the push you need...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice