I’m a firm believer that great teams know their pulse. What do I mean by pulse? At any given moment, a great team can look around and think, “This is a great culture. I know it because of how I’m living out the culture based on clearly defined values and expectations.”
With job growth for registered nurses projected to grow by 15 percent by 2026, far outpacing the median job growth rate of 7 percent, nurses are in demand (to say the least). Fueled by an aging population, increased preventative care, and healthcare industry expansion, the outlook for nurses is expected to remain strong for years to come.
Your polished and tailored resume got you the interview. Your preparation and practice have helped you knock every question out of the park so far, and you’re minutes away from landing your next position. The interviewer then asks, “Do you have any questions for me?”
In my work with clients around the globe, I hear about team members’ frustrations with their leaders all the time. These frustrations are often based on the leader’s lack of consistent authenticity.
You decide to move jobs and make your first application for a specific role. Luck plays a part in hitting the jackpot first time. More likely, you will embark on a haphazard journey of trial and error with plenty of rejections along the way. Job searching can be demoralizing over time when you don’t find what fits.