How does a new grad RN get experience - page 2

How in the world does a new grad RN get nursing experience when all of the job postings state a minimum amount of experience required and/or "new grads not eligible to apply for this position"? I... Read More

  1. by   LaceyRN12
    Quote from Surv0000
    It's all that "Change" Obama told us about when he was running for President! Thanks Obama- keep the change.
    Exactly. He sure changed the crap out of the economy alright.
  2. by   LindaBright
    You just have to keep trying, and get creative. Looking into areas of your state or region that are experiencing difficulties recruiting new graduates is a place to start - and those jobs ARE there. The shortage doesn't mean that hospitals are handing out jobs, it means that there is a high need for nurses, but because of financial and other restrictions, the available jobs (especially in highly populated areas) are extremely competitive. Seek out smaller hospitals and clinics, network and don't give up.