Tips for Newly Employed Nurses

As exciting as it is to start a new job, everything always seems so overwhelming. It does not matter whether you are a new graduate or experienced nurse. You may get an orientation to where the lab is and all the floors, but when you’re done with your preceptor, you realize you can’t remember what floor the lab was, particularly if it a large institution. There are some things you don’t want to assume will come naturally to you. I would encourage you to have a small notebook in your pocket with little reminders. Write important telephone numbers you think […]

Four 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 traffic, but I could see in the eyes of my interviewers that they were not impressed. No wonder I didn’t get the job. That experience taught me to be thirty minutes early for any interview or an important appointment. There are four common mistakes people make when attending interviews that you need to avoid.     Wearing the wrong clothes Avoid […]

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 right candidate for the job. In this article, I want to discuss five tips to help you excel and master your phone interview.   Be Prepared Be prepared for the interview. Even if you are at home and you don’t feel like getting out of your pajamas, it’s important that you prepare as if you are going to meet […]