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  1. NRSKarenRN

    Landing a job in a tough economy

    While wandering the internet tonight, found an interesting article at ANA's career center: The National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) also has advice regarding the realities of the current job market and career planning. So h...
  2. Nurse Beth

    Maria Wants to Be a Burn Nurse

    Maria had suffered serious full-body burns in a horrific accident as a young child. For years, she was in and out of hospitals having surgery after surgery. Her childhood was marked by having surgery or recovering from surgery or waiting to have the ...
  3. LuvofNursing

    Confessions of a 30-Something RN Grad

    First question, okay, 50/50.....A or C..... hmmm...A.... "next".....2nd question.....what? What are they asking? These are all right, and there are no indicators in the question showing priority. Can I ask them "is this patient stable?" "how old are ...
  4. Mamma said there'd be days like this.......what she DIDN'T say was that there'd be so durned many of them. Of all the things in life that I hate the most, interviewing has got to be right up there near the top of the list. I loathe interviews. One re...
  5. madwife2002

    Got No Job? Come be an RN !

    I am fed up with hearing about people seeing nursing as a quick route to money it is so much more and it offends me that nursing is used as a short cut to being employed. We should have stricter entry rules and by this I mean more screening to make s...
  6. VivaLasViejas

    Job Hunting: Let The Games Begin!

    As much fun as job-hunting is (said no one ever), I knew I was doomed the very first time I visited the Employment Division's job search website and found only a handful of nursing jobs that I can actually do. Sixteen years of experience under my bel...
  7. VivaLasViejas

    Fired After 50, Part IV: A Time to Punt

    Same shinola, different day: I received twin rejections between breakfast and lunch today. One was from the hospice where I'd aced two interviews, only to lose out to someone who lives closer, and the other from the local hospice where I'd really, re...
  8. In order to get a leg up on the competition you need to employ strategies that will help your application float to the top rather than sink to the bottom. The goal is to get your application to the desk of a nurse recruiter and ultimately a nurse man...
  9. anathames

    Nursing Job Cover Letter

    Nurses' job is to take care of the patient, help the doctors keep a track of the history of the patient, administer medicines time to time, etc.The duties and responsibilities of a nurse depends from clinic to clinic. In hospitals the job description...
  10. Needless to say, I was shocked that I could not find a hospital position. I feel it is now time to move on from my position as a school nurse, which I do enjoy. However, I no longer feel challenged and I also feel like I missed out on the "hospital ...
  11. I am getting rather down and frustrated. I am aware that they want experience but how can I get any experience if no one is willing to give me a chance to show that I want to work hard for them and they won't regret their decision... all my classmate...
  12. JeanettePNP

    How to Survive the Job Search

    The search for my first nursing job was hands down the most brutal, draining, demoralizing period of my life. After all the hard work of getting through school, with all the hopes and dreams that sustained me all those years, I was just not prepared ...
  13. I don't have any hospital experience except for a volunteer position which I was actually paid workstudy for because my university is part of the hospital. I have revised my resume and cover letter countless times in the last 8 months and I decided t...
  14. Does one still include any clinical information? For instance, my capstone took place in my specialty. Is it worth it to keep that information on there? I know that when you've had multiple years of nursing experience that part of your resume drops o...
  15. Well, if I've learned anything from this chapter of my life, it's to be grateful for the simple things that keep me going, even in the face of repeated disappointments and the ennui that tends to accompany an extended period of idleness. Yesterday, I...
  16. kiszi

    No Stone Unturned

    Sometime in the last few chaotic years I'd decided I wanted to become a critical care nurse. My career thus far was not at all conducive to achieving that goal; I had a small smorgasbord of experiences in long term care, skilled nursing, post-acute h...
  17. sydney1979

    Alham Dulillah

    I was just eight months in training as a staff nurse in a small hospital in our province. I really was not expecting any letter that time since I was just starting my shall I say, nursing career for that matter. I was not really expecting any letter ...
  18. My feelings go out to all of you who are having a hard time finding jobs. I feel your pain and know what you are going through. I graduated in '95, we all had similar issues with new grads having a hard time finding a job. The market was saturated, h...