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Nursing Resume Do's and Don'ts, Part II

Nursing Resume Do's and Don'ts, Part II

Kim Isaacs | Monster Resume Expert

Pick the Right Format If You’re Changing Careers

If you’re a career changer and your previous experience is completely unrelated to nursing, you might require a functional resume format. This style allows you to emphasize your related skills and training, while downplaying your work history.

Highlight Academic Achievements and Nursing Licenses

In your Education section, mention any academic honors, scholarships and fellowships. New grads should consider including their GPA (if impressive) and related courses. Experienced nurses may decide to briefly mention their clinical rotations in the Education section. Licensure fits nicely in the Education section — include the state where you are licensed and the date achieved. For privacy reasons, avoid including the actual number; employers will ask for a copy of your license later in the hiring process.

This article was originally published on Monster.com.

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