short answers please.
1. What are three questions you should ask yourself when you begin your job search?
2. What are the most common mistakes people make in preparing their résumés?
3. What should you know about your prospective employer before the job interview?
4. What should the interviewee try to achieve during a job interview? What should you look for? What “red flags” should you be particularly alert for?
5. What can you do in advance to prepare for the changes during the first year of employment?
6. Draw a career path for yourself, beginning with the present year and extending to the age of retirement. Be sure to include any “twists and turns” of the path you expect to experience along the way and any barriers you expect to encounter. How will you handle these experiences?
7. Do an online nationwide search for information about current job prospects in nursing. Compare opportunities in various regions of the country. Why do you think these opportunities are the same or different?
6. Develop a list of questions that you should ask a potential employer. What “homework” will you need to do to prepare for an interview?
8. The following position is advertised in your local newspaper:
RN I Surgical Job Travel Involved: None Job Type: Full Time Job Level: Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree Skills: Category: Nursing FTE: 0.9 Position Summary:
Description/Purpose Of Position: Responsible for providing patient care based upon the nursing process; being effectively involved with maintaining the standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Oversees and guides employees that are under his/her supervision. Requirements Description/Purpose Of Position: Responsible for providing patient care based upon the nursing process; being effectively involved with maintaining the standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Oversees and guides employees that are under his/her supervision. Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing License/Certification: Current RN license in the State of XXX Current BCLS Certification. Other: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department. Note: An RN graduate is a nurse who has completed a course of study at a school of nursing and is eligible for the NCLEX. The RN
graduate performs directly under the supervision of the Charge Nurse or RN designee.
a). List three substantive questions you might expect to be asked in an interview for the job, and summarize your answers.
b). Describe 3–5 ways in which you could prepare for the interview in order to make the most positive impression. Be sure to describe what you would wear and which material you would bring with you.