One of the social-diseases of our country is Nepotism, and it is very common in both private and government institutions. It is safe to say that when you know of someone, a relative perhaps with a high position in a certain institution and you are aiming to get a job, everything will be as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Getting a job nowadays especially in the nursing career is as difficult as passing through the hole of a needle. Your license as a nurse is not a guarantee that there’s a job ahead of you, even a Masters Degree will not help you. You maybe have the best experience among others, or you maybe better than them, but still it won’t get you there. The only thing that matters now are the influential people behind you, even though you lack the experience to do the job and may even be totally incompetent and unsuitable for it, but if you have the connections, you will surely get the job.
What will happen to those competent nurses without any connections? How long are they going to suffer from unemployment? How long are they going to prove to those selfish employers/admins/institutions that they are worth to hire? There are a lot of nurses who are victims of this social disease and what’s left for them are frustrations. I pity those nurses who doesn’t have any backer/connections and I pity myself for being one of them.
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