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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  2. increased statism for nurses
    by fatkitty Jan 5
    15
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  3. Graduating in May, what's best path?
    by mimi397 Jan 7
  4. ECG/EKG Tech vs Monitor Tech
    by superkeys Jan 6
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    HouTx
  5. How to resign from a job..here is what you do!
    by BabyLady Jan 6, '11
    10
    MrChicagoRN
  6. ECG/EKG Tech vs Monitor Tech
    by superkeys Jan 6
  7. Fired...How do I get a job outside of Nursing?
    by jrock17 Dec 31, '13
    1
    HouTx
  8. Getting hired with a spotty work history
    by freerad63 Jan 1
    1
    HouTx
  9. Multiple State Licensing Question
    by phoenixnim Jan 5
    1
    HouTx
  10. Help!!! LPN wanting more
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    LadyFree28
  11. Not sure if I want to stay in the nursing field...in desperate need of advice.
    by LPN504 Jan 2
    12
    SlinkyheadRN
  12. What should I do?
    by FirewifeLPN109 Jan 4
    5
    LadyFree28
  13. How much debt is too much for an RN with her bachelor's?
    by Cbrown0520 Nov 12, '13
    3
    Stacy67CP
  14. Nursing in portland vs Respiratory Thearapy
    by Brittney154 Jan 3
    13
    mgngal
  15. Opportunities After Nursing Home Employment
    by mcRN2b Nov 7, '13
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    mso819
  16. disappointed
    by melb6483 Jan 3
    2
    dirtyhippiegirl
  17. What is fair pay rate for my situation?
    by favoritemumsy Jan 2
    4
    GinginRN
  18. Stand out from the crowd ?
    by Theone40 Jan 1
    5
    Theone40
  19. La county sheriff dept /my license on probation
    by shamanursecal Oct 6, '10
    23
    RitaRN27
  20. Volunteering at a Hospital
    by Reba_Minenna Jan 3
  21. Job Search Advice needed
    by SV RN Jan 3
  22. Men in Nursing
    by liono Jan 1
    2
    Biffbradford
  23. minor help for nursing BSN student :)
    by yayi4 Jan 2
    3
    rinskins
  24. How many hospitals did you apply to before getting a job after graduating?
    by mariahbrnd Jan 2
  25. Is Nursing Getting Flooded?
    by zakrzem04 Jan 2
    4
    llg
  26. Opinions please
    by defib1 Dec 31, '13
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    ArtClassRN
  27. Apply Anyway
    by rinskins Dec 30, '13
    1
    HarryTheCat
  28. Is it ok to take a non-nursing job?
    by Loloberry Jan 1
    1
    LindseyRN86
  29. Really need help with a big career decision!
    by lilkuz06 Jan 1
    5
  30. Unpaid internship fitness specialist, worth it?
    by MikeDee1234 Jan 1
  31. states hiring new grads?
    by AnthonyRay Dec 31, '13
    2
    AnthonyRay
  32. Please, Your thoughts: Should I become a nurse ?
    by Alex2014 Dec 30, '13
    4
    Biffbradford
  33. "What are you studying in university?" "Nursing." "Oh wow! Then a MD!"
    by succinate Dec 29, '13
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    obesity33
  34. Job dilemma-shaky business
    by newgraduategal Nov 26, '13
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    miasmom
  35. Quitting first job?
    Poll by cole9 Dec 29, '13
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    cole9
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