Beth Hawkes

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Nurse Beth (Beth Hawkes, MSN, RN-BC), is a nursing career specialist and blogs at nursecode.com. She's also the author of Your Last Nursing Class: How to Land Your First Nursing Job. If you have ever submitted a resume or interviewed and never heard back, this book is for you. You will learn why never to say “I’m a perfectionist” when asked “What’s your greatest weakness?” You will be given insider tips and discover what nurse managers are really looking for in a candidate. Filled with real life examples and testimonials, “Your Last Nursing Class: How to Land Your First Nursing Job” truly is the ultimate guide to composing winning cover letters, essays, resumes-and landing a nursing job. Available at Amazon.

Author Archives: Beth Hawkes

Drug Diversion in Nursing

Drug Diversion in Nursing Lindsey is a top performer on her Med Surg unit. Considered a clinical expert, she is bright and well-respected....

How to Pay Off Nursing Loans

Kim wants to return to school but hears other nurses talk about how expensive it is. She knows how...

How to Be a CRNA

Becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) is a major career change for a nurse. It isn’t like becoming...

Katelin’s Hazardous Day

  Here’s a hilarious story of a preceptor orienting a new grad to the finer points of medical waste...

Little Big Things that Inspire Me

Something great about inspirational moments is that they take you by surprise. You can’t really schedule them into your day....

What do Nurses do?

  What do nurses do? This is such a seemingly simple question, but a hard question to answer simply....