You need to stop limiting yourself to a few conventions when you write a cover letter to apply for nursing positions. This will help you stand out and you will get more looks if the rest of your application package is perhaps a bit run of the mill.
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We’ve already covered some of the basics of writing effective resumes for nursing jobs, but considering that you often get just one chance to impress a hiring manager, it’s important to have the best self-representation possible.
Here are a few more tips to help you stand out:
Be Concise and Never Assume
There is a fine line between being so brief in your work descriptions that managers don’t know what you’re talking about, and so wordy that they toss your resume aside. If it helps, imagine that your resume will be read by a someone who is not in the industry. Make sure you explain any facility-specific tasks, and be clear about your duties. Never assume that jargon from your job is nationally known.