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Rural Nursing — Could It Be for You?

When I graduated from The University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin was saturated with new graduate nurses. Finding the ideal job was next to impossible. Many nurses sacrificed their dream job temporarily in order to stay in a town

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How to Be New on the Job

Many years ago, my nurse mentor told me, “You’re only new once, so make the most of it.” She was right — it’s important to maximize the advantage found in those first few weeks or months on the job when

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Getting Hired (part 2): Preparing for Interviews

Your job search may include both phone interviews and face-to-face meetings. Be sure to schedule these at a time when you are well rested and at your best. Spend some time thinking about what you want the interviewer to know

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Getting Hired (Part 1): Maximizing the Online Application

Good news: Soon you will graduate from a highly respected nursing school and then you will pass the NCLEX with flying colors. Bad news: Other top notch recent grads, as well as experienced nurses, will be competing with you for

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