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. pants ok for women on interview?
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  2. Depressed & anxious from job stress?
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    by wildforest Apr 8, '06
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    NRSKarenRN
  3. Pre-Nursing program '?'
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    by m<3rna Mar 24, '06
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  4. Help Please!!!
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    by NurseNikki96 Apr 8, '06
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    traumaRUs
  5. How do you become a nurse recruiter?
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    by Town & Country Mar 29, '06
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    indigo girl
  6. LPN to RN, or ADN (need advice)
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    by kellysmom Mar 26, '06
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  7. New job search after dismissal due to pt injury
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    by Furrmom Apr 4, '06
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  8. car accident in florida with Dr RX
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    by sarasota70RN Feb 9, '06
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  9. Frustrated
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    by Q. Apr 4, '06
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  10. Do conferences help a resume?
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    by ladybugsea Apr 5, '06
  11. Interview anxiety... pregnant?
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    by MissJoRN Apr 4, '06
  12. Nurse Practitioner or MHA?
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    by aspenice Apr 3, '06
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    traumaRUs
  13. Advancment
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    by UTBME Apr 2, '06
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  14. Nursing areas
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    by triciaa99 Apr 2, '06
  15. Resume
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    by *Mom*CNA*RN* Mar 31, '06
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  16. What should I do next??
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    by Missy Alaukwu Mar 30, '06
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  17. Job interview jitters
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    by Patience Mar 24, '06
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  18. ADN with a BS
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    by Kiren Mar 29, '06
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    utahliz
  19. Nurses who haven't been doing acute care
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    by jen42 Mar 20, '06
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  20. suggestions for returning to nursing & finishing BSN
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    by almser Mar 29, '06
  21. Besides nursing...
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    by aspenice Mar 24, '06
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    nursemelani
  22. Yippie, I got in, hooray
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    by californiagirl121 Mar 27, '06
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  23. Want to go straight to ICU after graduate, Interested in MSN in Critical care program
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    by rhp123 Mar 27, '06
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  24. Neuro critical care/ICU
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    by supernova004 Mar 27, '06
  25. Tried To Get Permission To Shadow
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    by 2bnurseguy_2005 Mar 27, '06
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  26. Tips on writing a statement of intent
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    by noa Mar 15, '06
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  27. Clincial Investigations
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    by linda scottish nurse Mar 27, '06
  28. Treatment Nurse?
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    by HeatherLPN Mar 27, '06
  29. New Grad - Part-time?
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    by cordovas912 Mar 25, '06
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    Havin' A Party!
  30. New Here (Hello, Everyone!) Need advice about education
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    by kellysmom Mar 26, '06
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  31. Seeking Your Opinion on My 1st Job Choice (Pre-CRNA)
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    by AdonaiLoveable Mar 22, '06
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  32. At what point should a negative background check be mentioned?
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    by kk2000 Feb 15, '06
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    extowboater
  33. Dont want to bankrupt husband. Please help.
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    by smelltheroses Mar 17, '06
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  34. positive ppd skin test
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    by jubilee Mar 23, '06
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  35. Soooo Hard to get a Job?
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    by Pinky2 Mar 23, '06
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