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Nurse Recruitment: New Nurses Continue Education While Waiting for Jobs

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, October 30th, 2014

“Older” nurses are delaying retirement and fewer positions are available to new nurse graduates, which can have a negative effect on nurse recruitment. The upside of this is that some of the new nurses are continuing their education as they wait for jobs to open up, increasing their chances of getting hired and landing their job of choice.

Arab Refugee Girls Study Nursing in EnglandBachelor degrees are starting to become preferred in some areas. Many associate degree programs partner with universities to help students pursue higher degrees. Wise new nurses are getting certified in specialty areas to increase their expertise and chances of being recruited and hired. This is all good news for nurse recruiters since new nurses are entering the field with a higher level of education.

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