Social media is revolutionizing job searching. LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are making it easier than ever to find a nursing job. These sites are mainstream tools to help you manage your job search for your nursing career. Developing your social media presence can help you prove to a potential employer that you have what it…

In nurse recruiting, time to hire is a standard metric. It calculates the time between the job application and the job offer. Who the candidate is and the current market conditions affect this number, and many organizations struggle with this metric. The lengthy process of publicizing an open position, sifting through resumes, interviewing, and hiring…

Communication is vital for nurses. It is as essential to patient care as giving injections and checking blood pressure. Communication impacts every aspect of nurse-patient relationships and nurse-nurse relationships. Because of its critical value to nursing, nurses must learn how to communicate efficiently and implement measures for effective communication. Here are ways to improve communication…

Job interviews are never easy. You know the routine. You wear your best clothes, prepare your resume, and remind yourself to smile. All is well until the interviewer hits you with a question you are unprepared to answer. It’s a horrible feeling, and most of us have been there. Consider taking time to prepare for…

The Pros and Cons of a Travel Nursing Position

Are you a nurse who loves to travel to new places? Travel nursing might be for you. Travel nursing allows you to combine your love of traveling and exploration with your nursing career. There are many fantastic motivations to become a travel nurse and a few reasons you might wish to reconsider your choice. Here…

Tips to Promote Work-Life Balance Among Your Nurses

The demands of nursing place a considerable strain upon nurses, often resulting in burnout. Nurses must multitask and communicate with patients, coworkers, and other healthcare professionals. It is easy for a nurse to be frustrated and bogged down with pressure. Contributing factors include: Understaffing Lack of cooperation Miscommunication Incompetent management No breaks or downtime Work-life…

Almost everything in life is a negotiation of one sort or another. Learning to do it well will improve your life and your career. Negotiation as a nurse is not only about money. It might include sick days, vacation days, parental leave, remote work, tuition reimbursement, or travel expenses. When you negotiate for a salary,…

It is time to show your hard-working nursing staff some appreciation this summer. It need not be expensive, and it is a fantastic way to increase engagement while decreasing turnover. Nurses deserve appreciation, so consider these ways to show your nurses you appreciate their service without damaging your budget. Create a Nurse of the Month…

Communication is vital to health care and the healing process. Patients are likely to adhere to treatment, have better outcomes, express greater satisfaction, and are less likely to file malpractice suits when communication is effective. For a new nurse, communication can help build satisfying relationships with older patients. Here are tips on how to communicate…

As a front-line clinician, your shifts as a nurse certainly include interaction with patients’ families. Visits from family and friends are beneficial for the patient and welcomed in health care facilities most of the time. However, a hospital can be a highly emotional environment, and it can make handling some of the visitors a challenge….

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