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. Nursing vs. Respiratory Therapy
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  3. Advice for nursing student
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  4. Interview clothing
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    by debblynn13 Jul 16, '05
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  5. Career Conflict: Nursing, yes or no
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  6. nursing internationally
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  7. Nurses! Whats the Best Department to Work IN?
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  8. moving to Orlando   ORMC vs Florida hospital
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    by Linzo Jul 14, '05
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  9. Should I become a nurse?
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    by caresalot Jul 14, '05
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  10. advice about felony-reduced to a misdemeanor
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    by jamieanne75 Jul 13, '05
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  11. Seeking Honest Advice: RN Relocating to Washington, D.C.
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    by LINGNJ50 Jul 13, '05
  12. Had an interview yesterday... what do you think?
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  13. Would 2 years in small ICU provide enough experience to get into Trauma/Neuro ICU?
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    by AKav8trix Jun 28, '05
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  14. advice on what courses to take while waiting to be accepted in the ADN
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    by khattosan Jul 7, '05
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  15. Need nursing experience on resume?
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    by maggijo Jul 10, '05
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  16. When is too soon for a future grad to apply for a job?
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  17. two job offers, what to do?
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  18. thinking about going back to floor nursing...
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  19. going back to work after being off with baby
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  20. Can you get hired with lifting restrictions?
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  21. Interview Tips
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  22. any o' yall ever been a ER tech????
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  23. I'm going to ask....
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    by OBRNinTN Jul 7, '05
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  24. Psych Psych Psych
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    by Meerkat Jul 6, '05
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  25. need school info in my area
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  26. Is it OK to....
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  27. Dallas, Tx or Tacoma, WA
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  28. Nursing Goals
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    by abby123 Jul 5, '05
  29. How should I go about going to job interviews having two little kids?
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  30. Air Force option?  Good or bad?
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    by diannal Jul 3, '05
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  31. Question about nursing school schedule
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  32. Same Day Surgery Units
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    by annmariern Jul 1, '05
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  33. esthetic nurse specialist -interesting.
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    by TRousse Jun 30, '05
  34. How Do you know When Nursing is for you?
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  35. Opinions needed!
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    by JahbingRN Jun 29, '05
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