Is Your Nursing Resume Scaring Your Interviews Away?

On November 8, 2017, in Nursing resume, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

The first thing nurses ask is, “What am I not saying? Why is my nursing resume not attracting interviews?” I’d like to present you with a different notion – maybe it is not what you are missing but what your resume is sharing/showing that is repelling interviews. You see, your nursing resume is so much more […]

15 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Nursing Resume

On July 17, 2017, in Nursing resume, Uncategorized, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

To win coveted nursing interviews in a highly competitive job search climate, you need to ensure that not only is your resume the BEST written resume you can possibly have — but that you are avoiding making mistakes that could poorly skew the perception hiring managers have of you. Here are some of the top ones […]

Bring Your Job Search Into the 21st Century

On April 18, 2017, in Nursing resume, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

Resume for the 21st Century As you prepare to change nursing careers or find a new healthcare job — you now need more than just a black and white resume to net that position you desire. Sure, getting your phone to ring with any old resume might be good enough for some — but, what if you can […]

Is Your Resume Good Enough

On March 1, 2016, in Nursing resume, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

“Is my resume good enough?” If you have to ask that question — then it really isn’t. Here is the bigger picture. I review nursing resumes all the time. They are typically written the way it has been taught in college, and that is… A sea of bullets. Certifications. Education. Employment. Name and contact information. Done. […]

One Nursing Resume Isn’t Always Enough

On February 15, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

Do you need one nursing resume for each specialty?   If you wish to maximize your opportunities and land the specialty of your dreams–then, yes, you really do! Almost every resume that is ‘prepped for makeover operation’ on my desk has been universally written. Meaning that the former writer neither strategically positioned experience, nor promoted most […]

5 Healthcare Resume Myths Debunked

On November 5, 2015, in certified resume writers, Nursing resume, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

What is more important to you:   1. That you follow all the ‘shoulds’ you’ve heard regarding resume development? Or 2. That you capture an interview at a top-ranking hospital and top pay? Ok. Maybe I am being a bit facetious. I know what your answer is, but there is a reason for my ‘saucy’ […]

Don’t Get Left Behind In the New Social Job-Search Environment

On October 14, 2015, in Nursing Job Search, Nursing resume, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

Social networking sites have dramatically changed the job search ‘game.’ LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook can help you find the right nursing job– from the comfort of your home! Here are some tips to help you navigate the new social and virtual job search environment:  1. Keywords Count! Keywords are important online. Keywords are nouns and phrases specific […]

Too Old To Return To Nursing? Says Who?

On September 11, 2015, in resume writers, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

Been out of the nursing field a while or think you are too old to go back to work?   By Early Gardner, RN I worked as a nurse generalist for 37 years before retiring from nursing. My grandmother was a community health nurse in the early 1900. I followed her into nursing in 1959. […]

Standing Out From The Crowd on LinkedIn

            With so many qualified candidates utilizing LinkedIn to grab the attention of recruiters and hiring managers, what can YOU do to stand out from the crowd??   Let’s  get right to it.  Shall we?   #1 – Profile Picture Profiles with no pictures are ignored (because they are boring). […]

Don’t Underestimate The Power of The Thank You Letter

On June 5, 2015, in Nursing Job Search, Nursing resume, Resume Writing, by Rosa Elizabeth, CMRW

                        Have you ever felt frustrated after an interview?  Sure you have!  I know you have mentally gone over your interview answers and you remember what you DID NOT say. You also realized you missed an opportunity to REINFORCE your candidacy.  This is why […]