Gloria was an unemployed new grad in 2012. This is her story from early 2013 where she said that finding employment is the biggest hurdle for nursing's new graduates. Like many young people coming to the end of high school, I had...
Nurse Uncut has carried many articles about new grad unemployment (see our list of links at the end of today's post). There's no doubt conditions are especially tough at the moment (possibly tougher in states other than NSW). Today,...
Want to get a sneak peek into the questions you’ll likely to get in your interviews? Here are the 3 types of questions we reckon you should be prepared to answer! Skills and knowledge-based questions Potentially the most straight-forward of...
Lorraine is 56 and just finished her new grad rotations as a registered nurse. Being an 'old new' nurse sometimes has its downside but she absolutely loves nursing. I started my nursing degree in 2010 at the ripe old age...
A concerned Clinical Nurse Educator writes: I have been a proud member of the nursing profession for more than 20 years. When I started, I was classed as "one of those new nurses who trained at uni and know nothing!" It was...
This is the first of a three-part series on becoming a Registered Nurse in Australia. We’d love your comments and feedback so please share your experiences below. If you have a question about your own registration, please contact the Nursing...
It's that time of year. New grads are soon to take up their positions - but what if you're a graduate nurse and you haven't yet managed to get into a new grad program or any other job? Mental...
An aged care nurse explains the attractions of the field. When you think of aged care, what comes to mind? Old helpless people, showers, making beds, smelly nursing homes (the types you see being sanctioned on TV)? Let’s face it,...
Most young people who are about to graduate from university or any course go through stages of feeling unprepared or overwhelmed by the task ahead of them. So it's no wonder that one of our Nurse Uncut readers Jess...
Are you ready for your New Grad Interview? Whether you’re interviewing for the public system or a private health provider, here is Nurse Uncut’s top tips. Arrive with plenty of time before your interview Punctuality is key for any job...