Three Ways for Nurses to Write a Great Cover Letter

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 […]

Which Nurses Get Hired First?

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 […]

Rewarding Nurses Will Have the Desired Effects on Your Staff

Everyone likes to receive praise for a job well done. This is true for volunteers, family members, students, and employees. Sometimes, in the day-to-day work environment, that gets lost. Is that a big deal? Recognizing Good Work is a Very Big Deal What happens when employees are recognized and rewarded for doing a good job? […]