Does Your Handshake Matter? An Unexpected Success Tip for First Impressions

If you were raised in the same kind of home as I was, you were probably taught at an early age by your parents that there was only one proper handshake. You know — the one with a firm grip and just a couple pumps for the shake. I recall [...]

The Value of the NNP Preceptor

This month we are excited to feature Amy Jnah as our first guest blogger. I met Amy at the FANNP Symposium in 2008 and have always found her to be the ultimate professional. Amy has the unique blend of military and civilian nursing experience as well as a well-rounded nursing [...]

5 Signs You’re Serious About Your NNP Job Search

One of the pitfalls of a job search is feeling like you're doing everything you can when you're actually not laser-focused on your goals. It leads to faster burnout and precious wasted time. So, it's time to get real. Are you serious about your NNP job search? Here are five [...]

What I Love About Locum Tenens Jobs

Is travel the first thing that comes to mind when you consider your career as an NNP? For most of you, it’s probably not, but our experience and the needs of your industry tells us it should be something to consider. Over the course of my seventeen + years here [...]

Instantly Boost Your Effectiveness During an Interview With This Simple Method

For many of us, interview skills may as well be a foreign language. We meet someone for the first time, and before we know it they are throwing question after question at us. Sometimes it can be hard to keep up. The truth is, many candidates have a tough time [...]

My Journey as an NNP Recruiter

Confessions of an NNP recruiter after 17 years with ENSEARCH I’ve been blessed. Did I just type that I’ve been blessed? Why yes I did.  In fact, I’ll type it again. I’ve been blessed. In what other employment can one pick up a phone and make a friend for life? [...]

Get Paid to Travel as an NNP with Locum Tenens Positions

Have you ever considered working as a  locum tenens neonatal nurse practitioner, or maybe even done it before? What was your experience? Locum tenens is an opportunity for NNPs and other medical professionals to spend an amount of time, ranging from a few days per month up to a few [...]

5 Warning Signs That You Need to Call an NNP Recruiter

Many new grads, and even NNPs back on the job market after several years in one position dive back into the job market feeling prepared. The reality, more often than not, is that they don't know what they don't know. Are you one of them? Here are the 5 most common warning [...]

The 7 Deadly Sins of the NNP Interview

Spoiler alert: each of these seven deadly sins has happened during NNP interviews in the past. We just don't want them to happen to you. And, unless you’re faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and maybe even able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, [...]

Starting an NNP Job Search? 10 Questions to Ask Before Partnering with a Recruiter

Think you’re the only one who is being interviewed during your neonatal job hunt? Think again. In addition to being interviewed, you’ll be interviewing many potential employers yourself. However, the very first interview you should conduct will be the one with your recruiter. Before choosing to place your trust in a [...]