Three Ways for Nurses to Write a Great Cover Letter

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A good cover letter can help a resume rise to the top of the pile, and a shoddy cover letter can ensure that an applicant’s resume goes straight to the recycling bin. What makes a good cover letter? Start with the Basics There are a few fundamentals to keep in mind. A cover letter should… Read more »

Don’t Let a Negative Co-Worker Drag You Down

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Everyone has been there at one time or another: a negative co-worker creates a toxic environment at work. What’s the best way to handle this? It’s important to avoid getting dragged down into the negativity, but what’s the most effective and appropriate way to do that? Why is it a problem? Before considering solutions, it… Read more »

Which Nurses Get Hired First?

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In general, patients are unhappy about being in hospitals. Nurses possess unique power to make a hospital stay less grim, less frightening and less overwhelming. A nurse who can do that has soft skills, the intangible interpersonal skills one needs to facilitate communication and navigate the workplace successfully. Why Are Soft Skills Important? Hard skills… Read more »