Resumes & Interviews
How to land your first nursing job
Are you finishing nursing school and worried about how you'll land that first job? Not sure what to put on the resume, what to wear to the interview, or what kinds of questions to expect? Join two nurse educators who have interviewed hundreds of new graduate nurse applicants for their first nursing position.
Watch mock interviews and listen to us break down exactly why they were good, bad, or just "eh".
Listen to us break down a good versus a bad resume, and hear what people really think when they're looking resumes over.
We will take the guess work over what to wear, what to bring, when to apply, how much to include on your resume, and more.
Focus on showcasing your best self to enable you to get the job, not reading between the lines and guessing about what to expect. Learn from the experts about what the hiring team wants to see so you can not only meet, but exceed, those expectations and land your first job out of nursing school.
You've got this!
Meet the Authors
Amber Nibling, MSN RN-BC
Amber is the Director of Clinical Education at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois. Amber has been a nurse for over a decade with experience in cardiology, oncology, and pain management. In her current role she has interviewed hundreds of candidates for nursing positions. She is a Netflix Champion (particularly an aficionado of the Office), sports enthusiast, Reddit persuer, and confident in her humor (she thinks she's funny).
Kati Kleber, MSN RN CCRN-K
Kati is the nurse educator behind the FreshRN® platform, which consists of books, a blog, podcasts, and courses to support new graduate nurses in their transition from school to bedside. Kati has been a nurse since 2010 with experience in both cardiothoracic and vascular med-surg as well as neurosurgical intensive care, and has maintained her critical care national certification since 2015. Kati is a published author with the American Nurses Association and been featured on many media outlets such as Reader's Digest, AARP, NPR, US World News and Report, the TODAY Show, and more. She is a national speaker on nursing-related topics, was awarded Nurse of Year by the Charlotte Business Journal, and named one of the Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina, both in 2015.