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Online Job Boards

Potential Employers

Guide to Hospital Nursing Residencies & New Graduate Programs

List of Hospitals in the U.S.
Magnet Hospitals Nationwide
National Nursing Employers
Oregon Locum Tenems Cooperative

for NPs and Primary Care Providers

Check your Social Media Presence

Your presence on social media is searchable by potential employers, graduate school and other groups. Make sure you are demonstrating professionalism with your online identity.
ANA Tips to Avoid Problems with Social Media
Dos and Don’ts of Social Media for Nurses
NCSBN Social Networking Tips
Tips for using LinkedIn from the Oregon Center for Nursing
Podcast - "How Nurses can Best Utilize LinkedIn"

Build your Resume

Preparing an Effective Resume

Resume Tips for Nurses
Resume Workshop Video from Dr. Connie Nguyen-Truong, OHSU School of Nursing 2012
Sample OHSU Nursing Resume

Cover Letters

Cover Letter Tips
Cover Letter Writing from the University of Pennsylvania Career Services Office
Guide to Writing Cover Letters from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Sample Cover Letters from Duke University School of Nursing 

Interviewing Tips

AACN Interview Guide for Baccalaureate Nurses
General Interview Questions
Interviewing with Confidence
Informational Interviewing
Nursing Interview Questions
Nursing Job Interview Tips
Ten Killer Interview Tips 

Letters of Recommendation

How to Ask for Reference Letter
How to Get a Good Letter of Recommendation
Tips from Hiring Nurses
Whom Should you Ask? 

Ongoing Professional Development

Local and National Nursing Organizations
Nursing Links