November 2018 Hiring Report

November 2018 Hiring Report These candidates are immediately available to interview. For further information on any candidates listed or other available candidates in your area please call 877-305-8218 and contact Sean at x228.   Assistant Director of Nursing – BSN prepared nurse with 16 years in LTC. 6+ years of experience as ADON – Great tenure (11 years with one company) – Wound Care Certified  Director of Nursing – BSN prepared nurse with 20+ years in skilled nursing. 13 years as DON. Reduced agency usage from $250k/month to $0 in less than 3 months. History of strong survey results including … Read more

Counter Offers – Why Not To Accept

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Almost everyone changes jobs frequently. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average person changes jobs about 12 times over the course of a lifetime. The BLS does not tell us why these people change jobs. However, in most cases, it’s safe to assume that there is some substantive reason for the desired change. This important point becomes even more important below. Usually, a job change, or almost any other change, means a combination of excitement and regret. But more often than not, there’s something else to consider, as well. When faced with a potential change, many employers … Read more

Beyond the Resume: What We Do Before Recommending the Best Acute Nurses

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For years, people have been talking about the “nursing shortage.” The Great Recession delayed this shortage for a while, but it is now approaching crisis proportions in many states, particularly in the South and West. Acute care nurses in LTC settings are especially in demand as Baby Boomers age. Facilities recognize this dilemma. Therefore, retaining current nurses is a much higher priority for management. As a result, the best-qualified candidates are very hard to find. Some facilities feel pressure to hire second-tier candidates just to keep the population up. But that approach is only a stopgap. Sooner or later, second-tier … Read more

Long Term Care Nurse Job Candidates: Critical Interviewing Tips

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Congratulations to all long-term care nurse job candidates who have made it this far. Less than two percent of the people who send resumes are invited for interviews. But now is no time to become complacent. Now is the time to kick things into high gear, because your job search just moved to the next level. If an employer wants to interview you, the employer is interested in you. The interview is your chance to seal the deal. To help you make the most of that opportunity, here are a few tips that have helped job seekers get over the … Read more