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You are reading page 2 of Need advice please?. If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.

Apply for the job. If you get an interview, then let your employer know before your interview.

Still dont get why why you waited 7 months for a med surg job though.

100% disagree. You never want your current employer to know you're looking to get out, especially if you haven't been on the job that long.

I have never informed a current job of my intention to leave until I had accepted another offer and was ready to hand in my letter of resignation. You don't need to use your current manager as a reference either. I never have and have never had a problem getting a new job.

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So an update.....I have an interview tomorrow on oncology. I'm so confused what to do or say about the job I'm currently in......as far as reference and such. Any ideas? Thank you.

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So an update.....I have an interview tomorrow on oncology. I'm so confused what to do or say about the job I'm currently in......as far as reference and such. Any ideas? Thank you.

Say the job you're in isn't a good fit if they ask why you want to leave.

You have 12 years of experience. Presumably you have references outside of your current job, which you've only been at for a few months. Use them. As I believe I mentioned earlier in this thread, I have never used a current manager as a reference. Even when I was trying to leave my first nursing job, I didn't use my manager. I used 2 charge nurses and some colleagues who I trusted. If they ask you for references, use people from past jobs.

When job searching last year, my references were a charge nurse from my hospital job, the branch manager from my home care job, and a past account manager who'd already left the company I was looking to leave.

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So I have an interview at 330 today with the oncology floor I originally wanted to be on. I'm so nervous about answering questions about my current job and using as a reference. Any ideas?

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So I have an interview at 330 today with the oncology floor I originally wanted to be on. I'm so nervous about answering questions about my current job and using as a reference. Any ideas?

I don't understand why you're perseverating on this. Don't use your current job as a reference. It's really that simple.

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Lol. Didnt think the previous post went through. Went to interview today and I feel like it went well. She said she will let me know soon. Thanks to everyone for support.

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