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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  3. Looking For New career Avenues
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  7. Graduated 9/05 will take NCLEX 2/05, worry
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  8. Trying to decide between LVN boards and externship for summer
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  10. tough decisions
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  11. Question about shifts for new grads
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  12. Family First Nursing Second
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  13. Do you always have to wait on a list to get in?
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  14. CNA Question
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  15. Registered Nurse in UK
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  16. How do you decide, RN or LVN?
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  17. I need some advice so bad!!!!!!
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  18. i need help!!!
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  19. Need Advice...shadowing
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  21. How difficult is nursing school?
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  22. C.N.A./G.N.A.  Interviews
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  23. Moving from Hospitality Management to Nursing school, Is this possible?
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  24. Fellowships filling up, need input..
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  25. Could someone tell me the following...
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  26. Salary vs Hourly pay?
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  27. direct hiring vs. agency
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  28. Some advice about direct hiring vs. agency needed
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  29. Final practicum and future career
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  30. NYC Nurses, please advise...
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  31. How to handle offers?
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  32. Work setting for new grads?
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  33. Can someone proofread my resume?
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  34. Foreign Nurse
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  35. Legal Questions Employment Issue
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