Monday, December 18, 2017

Violence Against Nurses -- Our Own #MeToo Moment

It's well-known that nurses are often the subjects of bullying by other nurses, a phenomenon often referred to as either "lateral violence" or "horizontal violence". But what happens when the perpetrator of violence against nurses is a doctor or surgeon, especially in this era of the #MeToo movement?

The bullied nurse

Monday, December 11, 2017

In Your Career, Effort is Rewarded by Outcome

In a 21st-century nursing job market where competition is tough, effort is rewarded by outcome. For those nurses and healthcare professionals who sit on their laurels and don't do the work, career growth can be stunted. But for those willing to put in the sweat equity, the potential return on investment is high.

effort = outcome


Monday, December 04, 2017

Overcoming Objections During Job Interviews

When you land a nursing job interview, one of your main tasks is to demonstrate that you're the ideal nurse candidate for the position. In the course of the conversation, your interviewer is likely to raise objections to why you may not be the best fit or why they might be hesitant to hire you. This is where the rubber hits the road, and you must do the work of overcoming their objections and convincing them that you're the person they want.

Talk to the hand -- objection!