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. Is there a need for Bilingual nurses and what is the starting salary?
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  2. This LPN is looking for a RN mentor .
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    by Toothbrushx2 Sep 22, '05
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  3. Has anyone gone to Indiana State University ?
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    by Toothbrushx2 Sep 22, '05
  4. where are non-hospital 10-12 hr nursing shifts?
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    by pogo Sep 21, '05
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  5. Am I making the wrong choice?
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    by alotascruggs Sep 20, '05
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  6. advice would be good
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  7. Pro's and con's of w/e nights
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    by kimtab Sep 19, '05
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    control
  8. RN to BSN or MSN w/ no campus req.
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    by wendyjpa Sep 16, '05
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  9. 3rd year undergrad considering Accelerated BSN - NEED ADVICE
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    by JennyAS Sep 18, '05
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  10. Get comfy....long post....confused
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    by kkx81 Jul 15, '05
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  11. Sr. Nursing Student W/ Int'l Nursing Question
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    by CARCAM75 Sep 19, '05
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  12. Job Search
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    by MikeyBSN Sep 20, '05
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  13. Need any type of advice
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    by Willing2learn Sep 18, '05
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  14. Nurse practitioner to OB/GYn?
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    by TrisPA86 Sep 17, '05
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  15. Is there away around the nursing school waiting list?
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  16. Help!   I knew this would happen!
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    by sweetcheekers Sep 15, '05
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  17. Does it matter what school you go to?
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    by floridanurse2b Sep 12, '05
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  18. HIPPA Violation and Persecution
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    by mlgrn1976 Sep 15, '05
  19. i'm confused about my chances in the nursing career...
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    by krissy_07 Sep 11, '05
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  20. Travel Nursing Thoughts
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    by Butter1103 Sep 12, '05
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  21. Can not decide
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    by Redd3 Sep 13, '05
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    needs help
  22. Travel Nursing
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    by tatty Sep 13, '05
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  23. LVN to RN programs in Plano (North Dallas area)???
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    by snakeman Sep 14, '05
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  24. nurse to attorney
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    by ETKRN Sep 12, '05
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  25. tell me more... risk mgmt, ohn, utilization review??
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    by sun_chica Sep 12, '05
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  26. RN backed into a career corner, would like to get into Critical Care
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    by Platow45 Sep 13, '05
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  27. Job Seeking Problem--Any Suggestions?
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    by Meerkat Sep 12, '05
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  28. Why can't anyone give me a job?
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    by st4wb3rr33sh0rtc4k3 Sep 3, '05
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  29. Kaiser in Southern CA??
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    by JaneyW Apr 29, '05
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  30. when should i start applying for a job?
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    by razberyswirlgurl Sep 11, '05
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  31. High Schooler totally in need for advice
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    by anna25 Sep 10, '05
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  32. Need an advice.
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    by Chumoboy Sep 10, '05
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  33. Nursing Career Change Pros/Cons
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    by 2bnurseguy_2005 Sep 8, '05
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  34. Options for me?
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    by 2bnurseguy_2005 Sep 9, '05
  35. Confused high school student
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    by FutNurseStudent2008 Sep 8, '05
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