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❶Do not put your contact information in the header section, ATS will not see it. In many cases your resume will determine whether or not you are granted an interview.

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Typically, people who use this format are:. This layout is a mixture of the reverse chronological and the functional resume. While it places emphasis on skills, abilities, and accomplishments, it also highlights applicable work history. We recommend this type for nursing professionals with the following background, goals, and barriers:. As mentioned, modern resumes need to be formatted to pass an ATS.

This includes designing it in a comprehensive way that will not confuse the ATS. We recommend the following design and formatting features:. Many experts believe this strikes the perfect balance of text to white space. You may think a justified alignment looks tidier, but it can leave uneven gaps between words and ultimately make text harder to read. In the nursing profession, length should not be the focus of the resume. While we recommend pages, some nurses may have resumes with 3 or more pages.

If the resume is slightly over the page amount by a few lines try changing the margin, font style, font size or shortening statements. Bottom line is, it should look visually appealing and should include keywords. However, this is your personal preference.

Take note that Times New Roman can be difficult to read if it is smaller than 11pt. Notice how the two following statements look vastly different with different font style both at 11pt:.

Experienced Travel Nurse with 8 years experience in critical care nursing. Experienced Travel Nursing with 8 years experience in critical care nursing. Throughout the resume, there should be different sized fonts.

We recommend the following for each section:. We recommend keeping the resume very simple. Basic bullet points black dot may be used when desired.

Simple lines are acceptable as well. This is the first section on the resume and does not require a title. Your name should be front and center. While there are varying opinions on the exact placement of the name, we recommend a simple classic version in the following format:. We suggest setting your name to a size font, the name should also be bolded.

If you go by a different name make sure to list both names on the resume. The preferred order is: Highest degree earned, Licensure, State designations, National Certification. We advise omitting the street address as a security precaution. However, this is a personal decision. Yes, some employers will actually text their candidates. Make sure to indicate if you receive texts and whether the phone number is a cell phone or home phone.

Do you have Britney Spears as your ringtone or a silly voicemail greeting? Make sure you have an appropriate email address. Better yet, create a totally separate email account and use it only for your job search. If you have a LinkedIn profile definitely include it. Now is the time to create one! Social media and online presence, side note. Many Recruiters tell us that looking a candidate up on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter are one of the first things they do.

So, make sure everything you post online is what you would want an employer to see. Additionally, online behavior can benefit you. Do you have a nursing related website or blog? Are you an Instagram celebrity? Maybe you created a successful YouTube channel when you were a newbie nurse? Include all this on your resume if it relates to nursing. This is all part of your unique brand!

Tell them right off top exactly why you are the best candidate for the role. Every position is unique and this is your first opportunity to optimize the resume for ATS and to also catch the employers eye.

Spend a little time to target it and to let your qualifications and accomplishments shine. While there is some debate about how to introduce your resume, we suggest using a professional summary as opposed to a career objective. The professional summary can be formatted in either a short paragraph or a bulleted list asserting qualifications and providing a concise career snapshot.

Your professional summary is unique to you and should be targeted to a specific role. However, it could definitely include the following information:. Proactively streamlines operations, initiating tasks and supporting healthcare team, while prioritizing excellent patient care.

Champions patient and family education by providing compassionate, inclusive care that encourages self-sufficiency.

Recipient of the Daisy Award. It is a common mistake to list skills last on a resume, with the popularity of ATS this mistake could cost you an interview. This is especially true in nursing as the profession requires very specific skills. Skills should be directly targeted to the role as it is expressed in the job description. Is the employer asking for a specific EMR that you are experienced with?

Are you an expert at starting IVs? This should not be a generic list of skills but, a specific list that is as quantified as much as possible. Why is this important?

This is all public information and can be looked up by anyone. By including these details, you are setting yourself apart. Registered Nurse - California, RN, expires: Employers want to know what you can do for them, period.

What are they looking for? The Okanagan College Coyotes wrapped up their regular season play this past weekend with a 4 games set against the University of Calgary Dinos with first place on the line. The Coyotes would wrap up the weekend coming just short by splitting the weekend games.

They would finish the season in second place with a record, one game behind the Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs. In game one on Friday, the OC offense could not get anything going as the Dinos starter would hold the Coyotes to no hits until the 7th inning. He would eventually come around to score for the Coyotes lone run in the game. Final score Dinos. On Saturday, the Coyotes would look to rebound offensively and get back to their hitting ways. He would give up 8 earned runs on 7 hits and would strike out 5.

OC would jump out to an early lead, in after 2 innings, but the Dinos would reply with 3 runs in the top of the 3rd to take the lead. They would add 3 more runs in the 5th inning. This would allow the OC offense to battle back. In the bottom of the 6th, OC would put up 4 runs to tie the game at OC would score a run in each of the next two innings to push the score to He would allow one run before shutting the door.

Final Score Coyotes. In Game two, the Coyotes would not be able to overcome an early deficit. The Dinos offense would capitalize on their opportunities scoring 7 times in the top of the 2nd inning.

Dawson would throw 2. The OC offense would chip away at the lead, but the pitchers and defense just could not shut down the Dinos. In the final game of the regular season, OC needed a win to give them a chance at first place.

They would deliver both on the mound and at the plate. Frew would have another 2 hits game and would drive in 3 runs. The OC offense capitalized on 12 walks and would win the game in 7 innings. The pitching staff led the league in ERA and gave up the least amount of hits. Recruiters are looking for focus and passion, think about how you can convey that in your LinkedIn profile. Stay tuned for more site visits open for students and check NYU CareerNet for upcoming company info sessions and seminars!

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