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. esthetic nurse specialist -interesting.
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  7. Patient care Associate Program???
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  9. New Grad ready to quit...
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  11. have you ever left nursing for something totally different?
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  12. interviewing in Bakersfield
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  13. No luck in finding Nursing job.
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  14. What unit can be the best for me?
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  15. Anyone here an RN working for a plastic surgeon?
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  16. How do I get experience in other specialty areas?
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  17. Specialties
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  19. Totally Freaking Frustrated, Annoyed and Worried
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  22. HELP!! New, Unknown PICU or Comfy ER !?!
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  26. Advice to a soon be New Grad
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  27. I Need Help in my Career Path! Please Read
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  28. Interview Tips Please
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  29. Cancelled Again!!!!
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  30. Interested in being a surgical tech - any advice
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  31. Tips to find jobs in CA (SF area)
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  33. Nursing or Radiology Tech...Change Career
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  34. coming back to nursing - need advice
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  35. Mistake with new job?
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