Sure, nurses are in high demand these days. And job security is pretty good when it comes to medical professions. But that doesn’t mean that finding a nursing job is necessarily easy! With rising interest in the field, it’s becoming more and more important for job candidates to stand out and make a great first impression.
Ready to pursue that first nursing job? Here are 5 top tips for making sure you ace that interview:
1. Prepare before you’re there. Get a good night’s sleep. Eat a good breakfast. Give yourself plenty of time to dress appropriately and to reach the interview destination.
2. Keep in mind what they’re looking for. Do a little background research on the company you are interviewing with. Know what specific skill set they are looking for.
3. Practice and rehearse. Ask one of your nursing school professors or someone who is already working in your desired field for some insight on what type of questions might be asked during the interview. A little web-surfing can also reveal popular interview questions. Sit down with a friend (or a mirror) and practice answering the questio