I need some encouragement please - page 4

I'm having a negative moment. My recruiter (who also does the background checks for prospective employers) has gotten back three of the seven reference requests she sent out. So far they've been... Read More

  1. by   SuesquatchRN
    Good Lord. You're channeling me and MY insecurity!

    Geeze Louise, calm down!
  2. by   gentle
    Quote from TazziRN
    My application packet for VNA (the second agency I applied with ) included consents for me to sign, giving past employers permission to discuss my work history. Some of the questions: did I terminate or resign? If I terminated, why? Eligible for rehire? Skill level? Work ethics? All stuff that you're not supposed to ask anymore but the signed consent says they can. I'm not thrilled about that, but if I didn't sign it, then my application would not have even been considered.

    Hi Tazzi,

    Got your post. Sorry it took so long to get back. You know, now that you mention it, I too was just recently asked to sign a piece of paper that vaguely reminds me of your post. I chose not to finish applying for the position, my work schedule straightened out.

    Hmmm, my hubby often gets a magazine called workplace. I think its for human resource personnel. I will keep my eyes open for other information regarding this issue. I do know that they have been discussing how to hire better employees versus the dead-beats. Especially since they weren't able to gain much information from previous employers. Geez, I guess, I never put two and two together. I don't save these magazines otherwise I would try to find the article.

    Tazzi, honey that "better employee" is you. You are a wonderful nurse and mentor. ((((hugs and smooches))))

    we'll just all be patient and pray with you. Keep us posted. I still think that they may need to tread carefully with how they respond to your potentially future employer. Please keep us updated.
    Last edit by gentle on Jun 1, '07 : Reason: mumbling