Being a nursing student can be overwhelming as you are introduced into a world of many wonderful and terrifying experiences. Some of these experiences are literally life or death. As a nurse, I want every nursing student to have a successful experience. Looking back to my nursing student days, I wish that I knew more of what my assigned nurse was going through. So I wrote a … [Read more...] about What I Wish Nursing Students Knew: A Letter from a Nurse
Nursing school is hard! There is so much to know about being a nurse, and nursing school just skims the surface! At Nurse Gold, we seek to prepare nursing students as they dive into the nursing world. Whether it be tips for landing your first nursing job or giving you the down low on what to expect as a new nurse, Nurse Gold offers a wide variety of free resources and articles geared towards nurses and nursing students! Together, these resources guide you through nursing school and help launch your career as a nurse!
When I was a nursing student, I was intimidated by creating my own resume. Honestly, I had no idea what to include on my resume. As a student nurse with little experience, I wasn’t sure how to make my resume stand out from the crowd. After struggling for hours, I finally came up with a resume... And my nursing professor politely told me that it sucked. So I went back to the … [Read more...] about How to Write a Killer Nursing Resume
Give yourself a pat on the back! You landed a nursing interview! Whether it’s your first or tenth time, the interview can be an intimidating process. Every interview is going to be slightly different and sometimes it’s overwhelming trying to figure out how you should get ready for your interview. But don’t let this shake you. Take a big breath and refocus. It’s important for … [Read more...] about Mastering The 3 P’s For Your Nursing Interview
Congratulations! You landed an interview, but your work doesn’t stop there. The nursing interview is not all about your resume or cover letter. The resume and cover letter are important in getting your foot in the door and serving as support documents that describe your skills and abilities. (Check out our examples of a solid resume, cover letter, or autobiography here). … [Read more...] about 50 Nursing Interview Questions and 15 Questions to Ask Your Future Employer
With how crazy the nursing world can be, a nurse must be prepared at any minute! There are so many helpful and resourceful nursing tools and accessories available. As I have practiced nursing over the years, I have a come up with a list of must have items! Check out what I carry in my nurse’s pocket! This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, see … [Read more...] about Must Have Nursing Accessories: What’s in My Pocket