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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  14. Change of Career
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  16. How do you know what unit you will be placed in during a nurse residency programs?
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  18. post-resignation jitters
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  20. Not confident with skills as New Grad,which 3unit in hosp is best to start working?
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  27. Duplicate skills list in resume
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