Nursing Career Advice

Nurses need career advice from time to time regarding how to land the perfect job, what to say in that interview, enhance a resume, advance their education, or just generally move from one specialty area to another. This forum will discuss these topics as well as offer assistance to the individual considering nursing as a career. We all wish that at some point we had a place to come and get the pearl that made a difference. Please show us your pearls of wisdom.

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    by cmm5390 Jul 24
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  2. RT vs. RN? Is RT a useless profession?
    by AspiringRN27 Jul 28
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    /username
  3. How to get experience
    by oostephanieoo Jul 28
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    onedayitllbeme
  4. What is with Burt out IT Ppl Going in to Nursing?
    by MrFuggles 8:07 am
  5. technology and nursing
    by SU2013 Jul 29
    1
    HouTx
  6. What should I do about my current job situation?  Per Diem Nursing or FT Care Manager
    by skyheaven477 Jul 29
    2
  7. new nurse, navy spouse, and possibly new mom. help
    by cmarie22088 Jul 29
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    cmarie22088
  8. I am a nursing student and I would like to go to Med SchoolD
    by brandykey89 Jul 28
    4
    Sippie
  9. What are your thoughts about care management vs hospital?
    by skyheaven477 Jul 24
    7
    skyheaven477
  10. surgical tech vs. rn
    by kristyleist Jul 22
    5
    adamarie15
  11. Midlife Career Change to Nursing - Advice, please
    by mcgocara31 Mar 22, '13
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  12. Getting rehired by a former employer???
    by lovely1029 Jul 28
    4
    roser13
  13. thinking of going into nursing, but what will the market be like?
    by BritChic Jul 28
    2
    BritChic
  14. East Coast vs. South
    by SU2013 Jul 22
    4
    SU2013
  15. At a Cross Road
    by bgmfred Jun 4
    3
    janeybirdRN
  16. Has anyone ever worked for VA hospital?
    by feelsgoodtobeRN Jul 20, '11
    15
    dovebusiness
  17. PACU on call
    by Bap9762 Jul 26
    8
    ACow
  18. Need career advice re: 2 scenarios
    by BernR6 Jul 23
    5
    BernR6
  19. RN to veterinarian
    by klone Jul 26
    9
  20. Destroyed by previous experience. Should I try nursing again?
    by albedo Jul 24
    18
    abbnurse
  21. cant get back in acute care!
    by ksparks Jul 24
    1
    BarbiJo
  22. Nursing vs. Teaching
    by beckyboo80 Jul 12
    9
    Nurse ABC
  23. RT vs. nursing?
    by RNtobe23 Jul 25
    5
    ktbugg
  24. RN to MD
    by SN2014 Jul 26
    6
    Dranger
  25. Free agency in san diego to help find you job
    by aqua05 Jul 25
    1
    Silverdragon102
  26. lpn nclex question
    by PattyHiggins Jul 25
    1
    Silverdragon102
  27. "Which job" advice from exp. nurses
    by blackvans1234 Jul 26
    5
    VANurse2010
  28. Getting started in case management
    by HM3-2-BSN Jul 26
    1
    Biffbradford
  29. Old New Grad
    by jnurseb Jul 24
    4
    HopefulRN14
  30. Flu Clinic Work
    by iheartnursingu Jun 24
    13
    RunBabyRN
  31. CNA or Healthcare Assistant?
    by tienti Jul 23
    4
    amoLucia
  32. Thank you letter- help!
    by L&DinOregon Jul 23
    3
    L&DinOregon
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    by KC2311 Jul 25
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  34. career advice needed for a introvert pls
    by sam1971 Jun 14
    11
    nbs45414
  35. RN ready for the next step
    by asowash Jul 24
    2
    pmabraham
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