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Employers and CNAs love NextStep!

“My mentor Ariyana was great, she always answered my questions when needed. I would highly suggest NextStep.”

Amy

"My mentor Ariyana was great, she always answered my questions when needed. I would highly suggest NextStep.”

Amy X.

“My mentor told me that they think they found the perfect placement for me. It was a flexible schedule, close to home, and so I went and did the interview and that's who I'm working for now. My client is literally right down the street from me. NextStep lined me up with a good company that would work well with me.”

April L.

"Avamere is excited to grow their business partnership with NextStep in the state of Washington to assist our senior care communities with the critical need for compassionate CNAs."

Avamere

“NextStep came in and opened the doorway to fill our positions with candidates who are pre-approved. It’s helped me out tremendously in locating people and the ones we’ve hired on have been very good. Very pleased with their service.”

Christopher House Rehabilitation Care Community

“There’s people that want to see me succeed, there’s people that want to make sure that I’m doing the best I can. I can’t express how grateful I am for that…”

Desiree

“I really do appreciate everything NextStep has done for me and I really enjoy my job and I’m so glad I chose this career and the fact that I chose NextStep to help me do this has change in my life. Thank you!”

Emely J.

“And feeling that you are not alone because there is a group, a fabulous group, a fabulous team that is supporting you.”

Isabel

“The mentors are great. Just don't hesitate to ask them anything because they do have all the answers.”

Maria

“NextStep mentors were super helpful and understanding with everything, trying to help us out with achieving this career. Overall I love how supportive everyone was with us.”

Merli

“I wish I could figure out how we could staff all of our buildings with just NextStep CNAs..”

Michael Mulligan, Acquisition Specialist, Life Care Centers of America

“It has been fantastic! I love the facility and the people are so nice. I’m really excited about the position!!”

Olivia K

“We turned to NextStep because we were looking for quality applicants. … people who are really interested in staying in caregiving”

Robin Dodds, Wellbeing Care Manager, Angel’s Service

“NextStep is perfect, I wouldn't change it. The mentorship is amazing.”

Tasha

“I could talk about my mentor forever ... literally every time that I was having a hardship or I was feeling down, she would always be like a ray of sunshine and she would always give me that confidence and tell me that I’m going to succeed. I’m going to do this. I’m going to be a great CNA.”

Tommy B.

“NextStep worked hard to find me a job that fits my needs. Also all the staff are nice! 🙂”

Via

“I feel greatly appreciative for your help. Right now I have a job that I love. ❤️ Thank you!! My life is better.”

Virginia

“My mentor Ariyana was great, she always answered my questions when needed. I would highly suggest NextStep.”

Amy

"My mentor Ariyana was great, she always answered my questions when needed. I would highly suggest NextStep.”

Amy X.

“My mentor told me that they think they found the perfect placement for me. It was a flexible schedule, close to home, and so I went and did the interview and that's who I'm working for now. My client is literally right down the street from me. NextStep lined me up with a good company that would work well with me.”

April L.

"Avamere is excited to grow their business partnership with NextStep in the state of Washington to assist our senior care communities with the critical need for compassionate CNAs."

Avamere

“NextStep came in and opened the doorway to fill our positions with candidates who are pre-approved. It’s helped me out tremendously in locating people and the ones we’ve hired on have been very good. Very pleased with their service.”

Christopher House Rehabilitation Care Community

“There’s people that want to see me succeed, there’s people that want to make sure that I’m doing the best I can. I can’t express how grateful I am for that…”

Desiree

“I really do appreciate everything NextStep has done for me and I really enjoy my job and I’m so glad I chose this career and the fact that I chose NextStep to help me do this has change in my life. Thank you!”

Emely J.

“And feeling that you are not alone because there is a group, a fabulous group, a fabulous team that is supporting you.”

Isabel

“The mentors are great. Just don't hesitate to ask them anything because they do have all the answers.”

Maria

“NextStep mentors were super helpful and understanding with everything, trying to help us out with achieving this career. Overall I love how supportive everyone was with us.”

Merli

“I wish I could figure out how we could staff all of our buildings with just NextStep CNAs..”

Michael Mulligan, Acquisition Specialist, Life Care Centers of America

“It has been fantastic! I love the facility and the people are so nice. I’m really excited about the position!!”

Olivia K

“We turned to NextStep because we were looking for quality applicants. … people who are really interested in staying in caregiving”

Robin Dodds, Wellbeing Care Manager, Angel’s Service

“NextStep is perfect, I wouldn't change it. The mentorship is amazing.”

Tasha

“I could talk about my mentor forever ... literally every time that I was having a hardship or I was feeling down, she would always be like a ray of sunshine and she would always give me that confidence and tell me that I’m going to succeed. I’m going to do this. I’m going to be a great CNA.”

Tommy B.

“NextStep worked hard to find me a job that fits my needs. Also all the staff are nice! 🙂”

Via

“I feel greatly appreciative for your help. Right now I have a job that I love. ❤️ Thank you!! My life is better.”

Virginia

Top employers hire CNAs through NextStep

  • Life Care Center Of Puyallup
  • Mirabella Seattle
  • Koelsch - Jefferson House Memory Care
  • Koelsch - Madison House Assisted & Independent Living
  • Avamere Heritage Rehabilitation Of Tacoma
  • Aegis - Queen Anne Rodgers Park
  • Aegis Bellevue
  • Queen Anne Healthcare
  • Aegis Living Redmond
  • Richmond Beach Rehab
  • Stafford Healthcare
  • Koelsch - Deer Ridge Memory Care
  • Aegis Living -Kent
  • Aegis Shoreline
  • Bayview Manor
  • Life Care Center Of Kirkland
  • Aegis Bellevue -Lake Hills
  • Aegis Gardens Newcastle
  • Aegis Living Bellevue Overlake
  • Aegis Living Callahan House
  • Aegis Living Issaquah
  • Aegis Living Kirkland Waterfront
  • Aegis Living Laurelhurst
  • Aegis Living Lynwood
  • Aegis Living Marymoor
  • Life Care Center Of South Hill
  • Aegis Living Queen Anne On Galer
  • Aegis Ravenna
  • Aegis- Gardens Lodge
  • Cottesmore Of Life Care
  • Covenant Shores Health Center
  • Park Shore
  • Prestige Post-Acute And Rehab Center - Edmonds
  • The Terraces At Skyline
... and more!

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