Monthly Archives: May 2015

How New Nurses Can Answer the Question, “Why should we hire you?”

It’s getting harder for fresh new nurses straight out of college to get jobs. Companies prefer to hire experienced nurses and will only take on new grads who stand out in the interview. The question you should always expect during … Continue reading

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How to Master the Telephone Interview

 Telephone interviews are getting more common these days. A phone interview will give the employer an idea of what kind of person you are. If you are nervous, you will come across as not being confident, and probably not the … Continue reading

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Nursing Uniform Policy In Hospitals: Good Or Bad?

Is it good or bad to have a nursing uniform policy in hospitals? Ask this question and you’ll find that the jury’s still out on that debate. Some hospitals have decided to implement nursing uniform policies. In some hospitals, all … Continue reading

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Nurses Eating Their Young: Bullying or Hazing?

48% of graduating nurses are afraid that they’ll become the target of workplace bullying. More than 60% of all new nurses QUIT their first job due to the bad behavior of their co-workers. If you ask a student or new … Continue reading

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Getting Fat but Staying Fit?

Silvia JansenCan exercise defend against health conditions related to being overweight? Does being physically fit counteract some of the undesirable health consequences of being overweight? That question, of pressing interest to those of us who exercise while carrying a few … Continue reading

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4 Interview Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Have you ever done an interview and wished you could rewind the clock and redo it because you made some terrible blunders? I know the feeling. I once arrived late for an interview. I tried to blame the weather and … Continue reading

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Nursing Process: Assess, Diagnose, Plan, Implement, and Evaluate

Many people have the fallacious perception that the nursing process in a facility is different compared to home care nursing. Some have the novel illusion that the care provided in the latter may be lesser than the former. Working as a … Continue reading

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