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. New grad first job
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  3. First Nursing Job and Feeling Unsafe...Advice??
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    pilatesgal
  4. LPN to RN Moving to Dallas, TX
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  5. BSN required by hospital system, chance of this being waived?
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  6. not sure how to make a future employer want me
    by tigerRN2013 Apr 5
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    lot49
  7. Advice for new grads
    by pbajil Mar 31
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    not.done.yet
  8. Seasoned nurses
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  9. In a bit of a relocation pickle
    by ArmstrongLPN Apr 7
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  10. Help! I don't know what my next step is!
    by JamieVaughn Apr 8
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  11. Clinical Laboratory Scientist or RN
    by misspinkmeow Feb 11, '13
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    itsmerae
  12. New nurse just doing screening, frustrated!
    by Bikernurseof3 Apr 7
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    pfchang
  13. Need help! Best place to work in Tampa?
    by jeo684 Apr 8
  14. Newer grad thinking of leaving nursing..
    by dandelionrn Aug 26, '13
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    Miargaarmiga
  15. Versant or the money?
    by Aloha RN3 Feb 5, '11
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    tofu-tofu
  16. Which one is better to take, is it CNA Exam or LVN Exam? Please help me thru advice
    by aqua05 Apr 8
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    sali22
  17. "Job duties different than expected"
    by lahiri3 Apr 7
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    HouTx
  18. new career
    by Michelle4442 Apr 8
  19. Nursing School Schedule
    by loverofall Apr 7
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    Stacilator
  20. Things you wish you knew before nursing school
    by loverofall Apr 3
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  21. Hi CNA/LVN/RN, pls let me know your thoughts... Needs some advice
    by aqua05 Apr 7
  22. New Grad/Reentry RN Career options
    by ChristaBSNRN Apr 2
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    reenterRN_Bili
  23. Triage Nursing
    by NewRNat50 Apr 6
  24. Is it worth it switching hospitals
    by NJRN1969 Apr 6
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  25. Need Advice!! STUDENT
    by resipenn Apr 2
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    resipenn
  26. Can I go from CNA to RN?
    by piplup12345 Apr 4
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    not.done.yet
  27. Which job? Need advice.
    by diamond_girl Apr 1
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    diamond_girl
  28. Delaware Tech Points
    by Jrsame Mar 26
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  29. critique my cover letter? :)
    by firefly101 Apr 4
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    May 2014
  30. aprove to take direct CNA exam after fail NCLEX, How to prepare
    by neha1 Apr 4
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    not.done.yet
  31. for how long can you do job as CNA if you never pass NCLEX
    by neha1 Apr 4
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  32. OR nurse to nurse practitioner
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  33. Planning last pregnancy while on RN waitlist??
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  35. 4 months orientation and STILL struggling, help!
    by Curious1alwys Mar 26
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