Destructive Habits that Drive Your NICU Coworkers Crazy

Even the most unique and rewarding roles, like that of a neonatal nurse practitioner, come with potential workplace challenges. From physicians to families, there is always an opportunity for interpersonal conflict. Still, almost no workplace challenge compares to a coworker with destructive habits, and the field of nursing is no [...]

Destructive Habits that Drive Your NICU Coworkers Crazy2019-07-20T00:00:09+00:00

How to Respond to Those Dreaded Behavioral Interview Questions

Honesty is always the best policy “Tell us about a time that you disagreed with your manager. And how did you handle it?” Could there ever be a more difficult question during an interview? (Let’s hope not!) But if just the sight of questions like these gives you the heebie-jeebies, [...]

How to Respond to Those Dreaded Behavioral Interview Questions2019-06-23T00:54:14+00:00

3 Mistakes I Learned From Posting My Resume Online

Don’t believe the fairy tale and protect your privacy   It seemed like a great idea. Post my resume online and get the offer of my dreams for the perfect neonatal nurse practitioner position. Soon I’d be working in the best Magnet hospital with all the latest equipment. I would [...]

3 Mistakes I Learned From Posting My Resume Online2019-05-19T16:17:49+00:00

Saving Your Hands this Cold and Flu Season

The signs and reminders are everywhere. Wash Your Hands! There are jingles and timers to help you do it long enough. Hand sanitizer dispensers are conveniently placed in convenient areas, and so are little handwashing sinks. You probably could recite the five steps to a perfect handwash, because after all, [...]

Saving Your Hands this Cold and Flu Season2019-03-20T04:40:12+00:00

8 Strategies for Adjusting to a New Work Environment

Anyone who has ever started a new job can appreciate how difficult it is to get “settled in.” So much information to absorb; so many new rules, systems, and workarounds to learn. And so little time to get up to speed. Adjusting to a new work environment is downright stressful. [...]

8 Strategies for Adjusting to a New Work Environment2019-03-20T04:43:21+00:00

Everything You Wanted to Know About Asking for a Raise

You’ve been on the job for a while now. You frequently receive recognition for the high quality of your work. Your patients adore you; your colleagues respect you. But when it comes to your paycheck, you’re not feeling the love. Or, maybe you found out that a colleague is earning [...]

Everything You Wanted to Know About Asking for a Raise2019-03-20T04:43:47+00:00