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3 Tips to Build the Perfect Résumé
January 10, 2017 3:15 PM by Renee Dahring
Have you ever wondered what qualities make a résumé great versus good enough? Submitting a "good" résumé is a gamble; you hope maybe it will be noticed while risking the chance it will be overlooked. Most job seekers would like a bit better odds than Read More...
Social Media: A Job Hunting Wildcard
December 12, 2016 1:01 PM by Renee Dahring
You might be surprised what impressions an employer may form about you just by looking at your social media postings. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that your employer (or potential employer) is even looking at your online postings at all. Checking Read More...
The Power of the Résumé
October 10, 2016 9:49 AM by Renee Dahring
A potential employer is the only audience your résumé needs to impress. Not your instructors, not your colleagues, and not your mother. If your résumé doesn't pass this test, it has not been written properly, and improperly written résumés don't get interviews. Read More...
You Know the Dos; Here are the Don'ts
July 11, 2016 2:20 PM by Renee Dahring
There are some things you just shouldn't do during your interview. Negotiating is at the top of the list. If there is anything that will make you radioactive, it would be trying to pre-negotiate the duties or terms of the open position. Some career advisors Read More...
Taking the Job: Yes or No?
March 16, 2016 8:18 AM by Renee Dahring
The answer is "a definite maybe." I was approached after a resume writing talk I gave by a soon-to-be graduate. Seems he had a dilemma. He told me he had applied for a job and was fairly certain he would be offered the position. Right about now you are Read More...
Identifying Your References
January 27, 2016 9:25 AM by Renee Dahring
Are you graduating this spring? Now is the time to identify your references. Before you begin your search for your first job, fill out an application or send out your first resume you should know by now who you plan to use as your references. Actually, Read More...
The Gap After Graduation
December 16, 2015 8:53 AM by Renee Dahring
If you are looking for your first job you are probably wondering how much time will elapse from the time you graduate until you receive your first paycheck. Like most students you likely haven't been generating much income during your graduate program Read More...
Landing a Job in Primary Care
July 29, 2015 8:16 AM by Renee Dahring
New grad NPs usually have a pretty specific idea in mind of where they would like to work after graduation, especially those who come out of a program that emphasized primary care. After all, you have spent the last two to three years learning how NPs Read More...
Top 5 Resume Mistakes to Avoid
July 1, 2015 7:34 AM by Renee Dahring
I have devoted a great number of my blogs to the information that potential employers expect to see on your resume. But it might not matter that you include the right things when only one or more of the wrong things could cast a shadow on all your good Read More...
The Benefits of Recruiters
May 13, 2015 10:52 AM by Renee Dahring
Let's review a few basic details about recruiting agencies and what using a recruiter means to your job search. Recruiters are hired and paid for by the employer. The majority are hired on a contingency basis and are compensated only after they find a Read More...
Career Prospects
April 29, 2015 8:15 AM by Renee Dahring
This week let's have a look at what is currently going on in the NP job market. Whether you are graduating this spring or looking for a new job there are few things happening that could have an impact your job search. My sources in the industry are telling Read More...
Choosing the Right References
April 15, 2015 9:16 AM by Renee Dahring
Okay new grads, let’s talk about references. If you are graduating soon and looking for your first job you are probably wondering who you should choose to be your references. Who makes the best references? In order to choose the persons who will provide Read More...
Showcasing Your Experience as a New Grad
March 18, 2015 8:36 AM by Renee Dahring
It's spring! And that means one thing - New Grads. I am going to devote my next few blogs to the graduating class of 2015. First, let's talk about communicating experience on your resume. New Grads have 2 common misconceptions. Until I have my first NP Read More...


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