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. Need some advice to become independant nurse contractor
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  3. Considering a nursing career but my background is unrelated
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    by isnursing4me May 26, '05
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  4. Vent about schools, transferring credits, and dueling academic advisors...
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  5. Finishing School at NYU undergrad.  Really want to be a nurse.  NEED ADVICE PLEASE
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  6. Advice needed for new grad: Job search!
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  7. I Think I've Just About Had It.......
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  8. Thinking of changing directions in nursing
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  9. Applying to School: The Intent Statement
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    by nursemarc May 31, '05
  10. New Student, So many career questions
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  11. Nursing School Choice
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  12. [B]ADN vs. BSN--what's the difference?[/B]
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  13. please help with my thesis
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  14. What to do...WHAT TO DO?!?! Please help!!!
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  15. Specialty to fit Personality Type?
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  16. Having trouble dealing with drug addicts. Any advice?
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  17. Exit interview!!!!
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  18. Need Advice, Please!!
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  19. So young, but so confused!
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  20. Graduated 2 years ago, had baby, just now looking for a job
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  21. Would being a psych Nurse deter fy
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  22. Question about Med/Surg floor nursing
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  23. Which new grad job? ICU or ED ???
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  24. Any LPN jobs in Baltimore area?
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  25. How to write a resume?
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  26. Just graduating
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  27. help me decide...where to work
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  28. Bachelor Degree In Nursing
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    by BESTRONG May 19, '05
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  29. looking fo a entry level healthcare job
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  30. Considering a career in nursing
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  31. Unsure of Nights
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  32. Letters of Reference from co-workers
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  33. Return to Nursing
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  34. Pre-BSN / Nurse-AA degree?
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  35. I definitely not recommend nursing.
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