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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  4. Getting a foot in the door!
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  6. Bachelor's versus Master's
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  7. medical assisting at bryant & stratton
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  8. Research Assistant Intern
    by tasha92337 May 14
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  9. Disliking my job maybe...
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  10. Out of nursing for awhile,
    by Eastofnowhere May 14
  11. New Grad Nurse = Intense Journey
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  13. Nursing vs. Social Work (eeek!) HeLPP!
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  14. RN Who Wants To Become A Paramedic???
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  15. Direct Entry MSN Question
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  16. a humble nurse asking for advice
    by discouragedinCT May 10
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  17. Asking about PRN after Full-Time Offer
    by ncoflin May 13
  18. Medical Coding Certification?
    by Ms. Persistence May 13
  19. CNA II OR MED TECH?
    by mzsuccess May 12
  20. Army Nurse Corp Reserves? Help?
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  21. From NC to Il RN job searching Chicago
    by mcsampson May 11
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  22. Got fired in Jan... Haven't been able to find another job.
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  23. Difference between ICU and ER nurses
    by bella14k May 11
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  24. LGMC vs. Lourdes
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  25. Approach to finding first job - GN w/ ADN
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  28. job hunt
    by dawel23 May 8
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  29. Home-based Nursing jobs
    by mpreshir May 8
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  30. First Phone Interview Tips
    by Stella_Blue May 7
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    by lovelylady3 May 1
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  35. Choosing between two offers
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