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Top 10 Posts of 2015

What a fun year of writing I had! I feel  privileged and humbled to do what I love (write) and share it with you.

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Thank you, my readers! Without you there would be no nursecode blog. And thank you to my biggest fan and supporter, my husband Bob. You’re the best, honey 🙂

Here are my  10 most popular posts of 2015: (drumroll)

 Traits of an ED Nurse

Do you have what it takes to be an ED nurse?

10 Tips You Need to Succeed in the ICU

Best tips ever for new ICU nurses

8 Things to Say When Your Patient Dies

Here’s what to say when you’re at the bedside with the family

Nursing’s Dirty Little Secret

Nursing has a dirty little secret? Yes.

What Not to Say When Asked “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”

You may be surprised

Sample Cover Letter for a New Grad

How do you write a cover letter to stand out…when you are a new grad? An actual sample

How to Answer “Tell me About Yourself” in an Interview

Practical way to prepare for this question that you will be asked. Learn the 3 step formula

Sample Resume for a New Grad

Not your mother’s resume

How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions

…”Tell us about a time you (blank)”  <gulp>

Uncensored Thoughts of a Nurse Interviewer

No holds back. Dishing on makeup, clothing and responses of applicants


Until next time friend,

Nurse Beth

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About Beth Hawkes (133 Articles)
Nice to meet you! I'm a Nursing Professional Development Specialist in acute care, a writer, speaker and career columnist.
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