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Precept to Perm
August 20, 2014 2:05 PM by Renee Dahring
I'm seeing a new trend taking hold - it's called "precept to perm." It is hardly a new idea, but it has been given an official name, causing it to trend and become more common. If you are a student, you might have already encountered this phenomenon. Read More...
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Employers & References
August 6, 2014 1:24 PM by Renee Dahring
References can make or break a job offer so it is important you understand how to choose the right references. You need to be sure that the persons you name as your references have DIRECT knowledge of your work performance. Choosing folks that think highly Read More...
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Job Interviews & Food Allergies
July 16, 2014 11:01 AM by Renee Dahring
Dear Career Coach: I am a new grad NP with celiac disease and I am unable to eat at restaurants due to potential cross-contamination that inevitably leaves me ill for a week. What suggestions do you have to handle not being able to eat at a restaurant, Read More...
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Job Hunt Pointers
July 2, 2014 8:26 AM by Renee Dahring
If you are about to look for your first job or you are just thinking about making a change, I have a couple pointers for you: Job searching requires a plan. Before you send out your first resume or application, you should have an idea of what it is you Read More...
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NPs: Continue to Educate and Demand Respect
June 18, 2014 9:35 AM by Renee Dahring
A funny thing happened on the way to full practice authority... We have been working hard for years on passage of a bill to update the nurse practice act and free APRNs of outdated and restrictive practice agreements. In fact we have been focused for Read More...
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Working on Your Resume? Remember the ‘Big 3'
May 21, 2014 8:11 AM by Renee Dahring
Dear Career Coach : I think I need a professional to write my resume. I have a resume right now that is 8 pages long and so boring it puts me to sleep. I'm sure there is a ton of overkill in it but I'm a nurse practitioner, not a resume writer. I'm not Read More...
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Let's Do Lunch
April 23, 2014 8:26 AM by Renee Dahring
Today I am going to discuss an interview type that can make many job seekers a little uncomfortable: the lunch or dinner invitation. You have applied for a job, and the practice has invited you to a restaurant. The invite might occur early in the process Read More...
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New Grad Resume Style
March 19, 2014 2:47 PM by Renee Dahring
I was speaking to a group of spring graduates a couple weeks ago about how to create an effective resume. In my talks I emphasize the importance of both content and format. Those of you who are familiar with my website and my various articles will note Read More...
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The Providers of ‘No'
March 6, 2014 8:36 AM by Renee Dahring
Ready for my rant? Over the past year or two, I've noticed an increase in physician groups engaging in negative campaigning directed toward NPs. Could it have always been present but I just hadn't noticed? Or is the negativity a reaction to the numerous Read More...
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Selling Your Salary
February 19, 2014 4:40 PM by Renee Dahring
I usually conduct a brief survey when I speak to groups about job searching. I ask participants to rank a list of topics to indicate where they feel they need the most assistance. The choices are: resumes, cover letters, finding job openings, negotiating Read More...
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How to Incorporate Student Experience
February 5, 2014 5:50 PM by Renee Dahring
Dear Career Coach: I am an experienced PA and was reading your resume tips for NPs. However, I'm wondering about your guidance on listing clinical rotations. You mentioned listing clinical rotations is only a good idea if you are a new grad NP. Do you Read More...
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Interviewing Attitude
January 15, 2014 2:54 PM by Renee Dahring
During the course of interviewing for a new job you are sure to be asked for the reason you are leaving your current job. How you answer this question is important. Let me guide you through a little exercise to assist you in formulating your response. Read More...
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The Twelve Steps of Rejection, Part 2
December 18, 2013 3:57 PM by Renee Dahring
This week I am finishing up with the last half of my list of the 12 reasons why your resume may have been rejected. 6. Too generic. You submitted a one-size-fits-all resume. Job seekers often fall into the trap of thinking that they only need to create Read More...
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The Twelve Steps of Rejection
December 4, 2013 2:58 PM by Renee Dahring
Hey, it's not the Twelve Days of Christmas, but to get into the spirit of the season I will share with you twelve reasons that can cause your resume to be rejected (and employers will never tell you!). 12. You live too far away. The out of state address Read More...
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Bad Resume Advice
November 6, 2013 9:29 AM by Renee Dahring
I read a lot of resume advice. I like to keep up with what others are telling you to do. I realized even when I was a new graduate NP that much of the resume guidance I was receiving was not particularly helpful. I could sense that it wasn't geared toward Read More...
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