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. Career Change
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  2. Rotating shift advice?
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  3. Need a change: OR or Criticical Care
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  4. Peds RN relocating to Richmond VA area!
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  5. Night RN passed over for eve shift- advice?
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  6. How soon after graduation to start a family?
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  7. A question for all managers and recruiters for New Grad porgrams!!!!
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  8. Is there REALLY such a thing as overachieving?
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  9. schedules and new nurse hirees
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  10. Choice Between Adn Vs Bsn
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  11. what can nurses do besides "nurse"?
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  12. nursing student inquiring about houston
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  13. I must be out of my mind
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  14. Need career advice, direction!
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  15. Being an LPN with Hep C.
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  16. Confused about possible nursing career..advice needed!
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  17. Advice re:  RNs working in insurance or legal firms
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  18. CNM vs Womens health NP
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  19. Discouraged Older Student
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  20. I need advice/opinion on Nephrology Nursing career
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  21. Slow Paced Nursing
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  22. My Career Path...hopefully
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  23. Need advice on choosing a specialty
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  24. Any PHD nurses out there?
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  25. Questions about becoming a CNA
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  26. A GREAT Interview Experience!!!
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  27. Accelerated 2nd Bachelor Program?
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  28. Better the College/Univ. Better the Job
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  29. Brainstorming some possible summer jobs...any thoughts?
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  30. Dermatological Nursing
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  31. UK nursing question
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  32. Please Help!!!
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  33. Difficult questions from job interview
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  34. Should I postpone starting a family?
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  35. To all those who listened to me gripe about what i want to do with my life...
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