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 the interview is this: “Why should we hire you?”   Think about this question, and prepare your answer prior to the interview. Practice in front of the mirror to make you more confident in answering, if you have to. It is one of the most important questions and can determine whether you get the job or not. In this […]

6 Things To Avoid At The Office Holiday Party.

When the year comes to a close, companies usually feel that it is the best time to give the office party and show their employees that they have not forgotten about them. One such company that I worked for some years ago went out of its way to plan for the year-end party. They rented an expensive restaurant and paid for an elaborate dinner. Only nine employees out of eighty-seven showed up. The director was so upset and gave us the talk about how much money the company had spent. After that, we expected him never to hold another party. […]