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. Maryland Hospitals Paying for Nursing Education
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  2. Should I leave nursing and move on?
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    by E10_Alive Nov 11, '05
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  3. Magnet Coordinator/Project Manager
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    by funchick Dec 9, '05
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  4. Nursing Career Advice
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  5. Should I go for my BSN?
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  6. Salary Negotiation
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    by MikeyBSN Dec 6, '05
  7. College Network to get RN? Anyone done this or going through it?
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    by lovesmarissa Dec 6, '05
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  8. EsthesticNurses, speak to me
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    by 2real Dec 6, '05
  9. NursingStudent needs advice
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    by JoeyStars Nov 27, '05
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  10. Abuse or Sacrificial Love?
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    by pocu123 Dec 2, '05
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  11. thinking about going to med school advice needed
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    by ICU007 Dec 3, '05
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  12. At a crossroads and REALLY confused
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    by airforcePOL Dec 3, '05
  13. lvn or straight through??? help please.
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    by FirstYear2005 Nov 21, '05
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  14. Interviews...do u have to accept that day???
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    by Soon-to-be-NurseJess Nov 25, '05
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  15. Is a relief/casual position same as per diem?
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    by military spouse Dec 1, '05
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  16. College programs focused on missionary nursing?
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    by IrishMcB Dec 1, '05
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  17. Disability Question
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    by Brian2MN Nov 30, '05
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  18. Lvn Pay?????
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    by structureband Dec 1, '05
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  19. I need some input please!!
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    by missmelise Nov 27, '05
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  20. Frustrated in finding JOB as an RN
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    by SeattleRN2005 Nov 30, '05
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  21. College help!!!
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    by anna25 Nov 29, '05
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  22. return to nursing after 5 years - advice please?
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    by cominghome Nov 29, '05
  23. Thinking of becoming an RN - please help
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    by ruizl45 Nov 28, '05
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  24. what do you all think?
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    by sbhatt_newbie Nov 29, '05
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  25. To the 'Negative Nurses'
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    by Cherry2 Nov 28, '05
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  26. Since when is there segregation in nursing?
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    by luv4nursing Nov 17, '05
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  27. Advice Needed
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    by Frenchie73 Nov 28, '05
  28. CNA then on to RN...Good Idea?
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    by Carmen29 Apr 16, '02
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  29. it's a career for service oriented persons.
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    by shalain Aug 7, '99
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  30. Turned down job offer, now change of heart!!
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    by nurseor Nov 22, '05
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  31. Job hunting.....References Question.......
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    by jennanlpn Apr 8, '05
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  32. Help! Career changer seeking advice...
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    by Hazel6880 Nov 26, '05
  33. lpn vs. rn
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    by shorti53221 Nov 26, '05
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  34. General nursing question
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    by ianursingstudent06 Nov 25, '05
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  35. Need help - L&D or NICU I'm confused.
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    by 4bears Nov 23, '05
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