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HELPPPPPP RESUME AND COVER LETTER CRITIQUE PLEASE!

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Has 5 years experience.

Hi everyone! I graduated with my BSN in December of 2019, and I am having a hard time landing a job. Some Summer residency programs are opening and my first choice is a local children's hospital in the NICU.

My resume and CL are attached! Any and all criticism is appreciated!

Cover Letter copy.pdf

Updated BSN Resume copy.pdf

Enarra, BSN, RN

Specializes in Ambulatory Primary Care. Has 9 years experience.

Your cover letter is way too long and dense. Need to keep it short simple and sweet. (KISS) see guide and sample here: http://nursing.yale.edu/sites/default/files/nursing_cover_letter_made_easy_0.pdf

resume - omit clinicals as everyone has the same thing, it’s a space filler. you listed an lpn degree I would suggest include any lpn work experience. If language skills apply list that on its own line. Add any computing skills specific EHR name, Microsoft word etc. expiration dates no need to write it because it’s assumed all are active.

Good luck

Leader25, ASN, BSN, RN

Specializes in NICU. Has 38 years experience.

No no no,

The only part I liked was where you took notice of the response and pace of the nicu staff and it made you more interested in training for that area.

Class clinicals are not "experience"

any second languages ? There are great jobs in some very diverse areas.They are looking for a nicu at NYP Colombia ......