This thread is in response to this news post: Only hiring new grads that are "cream of the crop"?"The benefit to them is that there are so many new grads looking for work they are able to get the cream of the crop, then train them in a standardized way through the residency program," Krozek explained. "What do you think?Another interesting quote:"The baby-boomer nurses won't be the first to leave," he said. "The first will likely be the Gen Xers and Gen Yers who are disgruntled. They may not see a career path for themselves with the older nurses still in place. And even if they don't leave right away, they'll be looking for greener pastures."The article suggests for new grads to go back to school and advance their education if they can not find work, I am very grateful for my job; I was so burnt out on school I could not imagine going back for my masters this soon!