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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  1. ABSN vs. Tradition BSN
    Poll by lot49 Apr 8
    6
    lot49
  2. Ochsner Labor and Delivery nurse tech internship tips?
    by lalalayna92 Apr 16
  3. UW Medical Center and Seattle Childrens?
    by saw0018 Mar 20
    1
    jlw5
  4. Feeling depressed
    by jlw5 Apr 15
    2
    ceebeejay
  5. Agency when looking for long term placement in a new city
    Poll by Lvuv Apr 14
    3
    Lvuv
  6. Got a job...then quit the job.....
    27
    NRSKarenRN
  7. Nursing versus medical technologist/clinical lab scientist
    by itsmerae Apr 14
    7
    Satori77
  8. About to accept new job
    by Iwander Apr 14
    3
    Iwander
  9. Need help with career choice: MSW/LCSW, MEd Special Ed, or ABSN/MSN/Psych NP
    by arincoc Apr 14
    2
    elkpark
  10. When to tell them I'm pregnant
    by Tpschwandt Apr 14
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    not.done.yet
  11. What training do I need?
    by 2011RN Apr 14
    1
    HouTx
  12. Social Worker and RN
    by MrsKBV Nov 27, '12
    4
    arincoc
  13. Career help!
    by princessbeulah Apr 9
    17
    TheCommuter
  14. Nursing vs. Social Work (the never ending internal debate)
    by Bake Sep 22, '13
    6
    fisherpe
  15. I feel like a glorified maid
    26
    lapresleyBSNRN
  16. Help me choose!! Respiratory or RN?
    by amybeets05 Jun 12, '11
    24
    chillnurse
  17. Starting first Nursing Job
    by sofia999 Feb 10
    2
    nursel56
  18. Any information on Holy Family fast track program? (Philadelphia)
    by Missashley Feb 16
    1
    Naomi998
  19. Respiratory Therapy vs. Nursing
    by rgodfrey May 29, '12
    18
    pwickson
  20. Getting an Out-of-state license before getting a job at the new state?
    by ElectricHuman Apr 11
    4
    rinskins
  21. Is there really a Nursing shortage, or is it just hype ?
    by Stacy67CP Jan 2
    26
    priorityjuggler
  22. Starting as a government nurse.. Pros vs. Cons
    by ShanMuir Mar 2
    3
    HarryTheCat
  23. LPN since 2010 with criminal record
    by Promyce Apr 10
    2
    Promyce
  24. St. Francis Hospital in Rosyln interviewing process
    by nyRN1989 Apr 11
  25. Working in a specific field (GI, Respiratory, seizures..etc)
    by PediatricRNTX Apr 11
    2
    Esme12
  26. Should I be forward about being a stripper?
    by Nixon99 Mar 4, '13
    17
    toomuchbaloney
  27. Exploring Options
    by _nursemarjorie Mar 27
    3
    elkpark
  28. Anyone an ELEMENTARY TEACHER turned NURSE?
    by Cloudydayz Jul 11, '11
    15
    PediatricRNTX
  29. Terminated at the end of my probation now what?
    by curieux Apr 10
    1
    Ruby Vee
  30. 2 year degree?
    by SeanPN777 Apr 6
    6
    akulahawkRN
  31. New grad first job
    by JennieRN20 Apr 10
  32. First Nursing Job and Feeling Unsafe...Advice??
    by pilatesgal Jul 19, '13
    7
    pilatesgal
  33. LPN to RN Moving to Dallas, TX
    by ineedachange1 Apr 9
    3
    TheCommuter
  34. BSN required by hospital system, chance of this being waived?
    by Vervain7 Apr 4
    6
    Vervain7
  35. not sure how to make a future employer want me
    by tigerRN2013 Apr 5
    1
    lot49
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