8 Benefits that Could Make or Break Your Job Offer

There's nothing like that huge relief when the call from human resources says “You've got the job!” After the long application and interview process, you finally feel a sense of accomplishment and you're ready to just shout, “Yes! I'll take it!”

In the Spotlight: Lorraine Freytes

No one can ever say Lorraine Freytes backs down from a challenge.

Culturally Competent Care for the South Asian Community

South Asians comprise one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States. While their numbers begin to climb steadily, less than 5.5% of all nurses are South Asian.

Do You Know These 5 Preparation Tips for Job Interview Confidence?

Graduating with a new nursing degree is one of the most thrilling highlights for anyone just starting out in this career track. A degree represents hours of hard work and lots of sacrifice to achieve this goal. Congratulations to you if you have a new diploma in hand!

In the Spotlight: Katrina Sanders, RN, ONC

Minority Nurse

Katrina Sanders, RN, ONC, is a clinical coordinator at Novant Health.

Tips for Applying for an Internal Job

job application

You got your foot in the door at your current employer and your goal is to advance your nursing career and climb the ladder to more responsibility, challenging work and a higher salary.

Thriving in Your First Nursing Job

You earned your degree and landed your first nursing job. Congratulations! You’re well on your way to a meaningful and challenging career.

Everyone wants to make a great first impression when starting a new job. Here are a few pointers to get you started on the right foot.

2014 Annual Salary Survey


Depending on where they work and their specialties, nurses can earn a range of salaries.

In the Spotlight: Courtney Shelton, RN

Courtney Shelton, RN, is a travel nurse who has worked in various locations including Rapid City, South Dakota, El Paso, Texas and Tyler, Texas.

Emergency Department Nursing Open House

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 07:30
UVA Medical Center
1215 Lee Street
22908 Charlottesville, VA
United States

Join us Saturday, March 29th at University of Virginia Medical Center for our Emergency Department Nursing Open House!

We're hiring registered nurses with at least one year of experience. The open house will take place from 7:30 am to 2 pm.

Women's and Children's Health Nursing Open House

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 10:00
UVA Medical Center
1215 Lee St
22908 Charlottesville, VA
United States

Join us Saturday, March 1st at University of Virginia Medical Center for our Children’s and Women’s Health Nursing Open House! The open house will be from 10 am to 4 pm.

We're hiring nurses with at least one year of critical or acute care experience for the following areas:

Study Tips for the Student Nurse

Millions of nursing students began their spring semester last week. For some, it marked their first week in nursing school, while others are continuing their nursing journey. Whatever the circumstance, effective study habits are needed in order to be successful in nursing school. 

5 Quick Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

Remember your first day on the job? How tricky it was to find everything? How hard it was to remember everyone's name? How you wondered about your new colleagues and the new culture?

Lessons for the Teacher

My career in pre-licensure nursing education started in 1986. As a professor at Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut, I have taught and learned much in the last 20-plus years.

No Older Adult Left Behind

Older adults are one of the fastest growing populations in the United States. According to the 2010 US census, there are approximately 40 million adults 65 years and older, an increase of over 5 million since 2000.

Evaluating SANE Programs

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs were created by nursing professionals to address the under-reporting and under-prosecution of adult sexual assaults by providing comprehensive medical care to survivors and expert forensic evidence to the legal community.

Honoring Religious Practices

When Maria Krol, DNP(c), MSN, RNC-NIC, a professor in Southern Connecticut State University’s nursing program, talks to her students about religious traditions, she gives them this concise advice: “I tell them check ‘I wouldn’t do that!’ at the door.” 

Top 25 Nursing Employers

What makes a company one of the “best” places to work is, of course, highly subjective. For some, a top-notch workplace is all about friendly coworkers and flexible hours; for others, salary and benefits are all that matter. 

Resume Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Last week we reviewed key aspects recruiters look for in a resume.  This week we will focus on what recruiters don’t want to see on a resume and how to avoid getting your resume tossed in the trash.

Revamp Your Resume for Maximal Results

As the year comes to an end many people start to evaluate their goals for the upcoming New Year. Typical resolutions like losing weight, saving money, and trying a new hobby prevail, but what if your resolution is to find a new career?


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