I am a new graduate NP who just passed my boards 2 weeks ago. I have been applying to jobs since I graduated about 2 months ago. I had only applied to jobs within my home state (probably close to 75 NP jobs), which got me NOWHERE. Seriously, not even a phone call from one single recruiter. Even as I reached out to all of my healthcare contacts, they said the norm was to look for an NP job for 6-9 months. Anyway, the past 2 days I have expanded my search to nationwide & already have gotten multiple phone calls from recruiters wanting to schedule interviews. My husband & I rent our home, we are child-free, & he's not in love with his job so we are kind of excited to start a new adventure somewhere else. The clinics who are contacting me are probably not in the most desirable cities, but I also don't love my current city. Did anyone have a good experience with moving to start a job? Did you go with your dream job or choose your job based on the city? Are second NP jobs easier to get if I have some NP experience on my resume? & should I apply for the state's APRN license only after I have accepted a position? Did you mention any relocation costs in your negotiations?