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. I definitely not recommend nursing.
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    by tremmi Jan 20, '00
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  2. Is Nursing a way too time consuming/regretful career?
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    by Sarah09 May 13, '05
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  3. Firefighter to Nurse
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    by Firemedic7 May 12, '05
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    KatieBell
  4. New grad needs help!!
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    by Linds0094 May 8, '05
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  5. Offered a seat in P.A. school-torn
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    by Maggie in NC May 2, '05
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  6. new grad
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    by brody May 8, '05
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  7. PA or RN; ASN vs BSN
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    by Fireguy May 12, '05
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    Mijourney
  8. Treatments in LTC
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    by nurseangel78 May 11, '05
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  9. NICU Career Advice - Emotional Toll?
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    by MaybeNurse May 8, '05
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  10. Diploma RN vs. Accelerated BSN
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    by BPPITT May 9, '05
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  11. 2nd degree student-What path do I take?
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    by jenjen22 Apr 11, '05
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  12. learning on the job
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    by tommytrojan May 9, '05
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    Mijourney
  13. Should I switch to nights for 3 months?
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    by StacyKingRN May 8, '05
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    Tweety
  14. Advice needed: Will I EVER get to nursing school?
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    by Peachy720 May 5, '05
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  15. Your First job as an RN
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    by AuntMeggie Apr 30, '05
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  16. Darn it. Mistake on my resume after I mailed it!
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    by jennanlpn May 1, '05
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  17. previous paramedic
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    by previous May 5, '05
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  18. Need phone interview advice
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    by Christi321 May 4, '05
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  19. After completion of one degree
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    by sdb May 4, '05
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  20. Nurse managers and Recruiters critique my resume.
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    by KEVIN88GT May 2, '05
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  21. Tech job offer dilemma
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    by maolin May 3, '05
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    cardiacRN2006
  22. Work study program in Chicago, IL?
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    by kaylee8591 May 3, '05
  23. Peace corps
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    by WhatToDo Jan 24, '05
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    suzanne4
  24. tucson nurses....
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    by blisstine May 2, '05
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  25. options w/ a BS in health care management?
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    by sun_chica Apr 26, '05
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  26. RN psychiatric online refresher course
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    by cds May 2, '05
  27. Career Advice
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    by jrwest May 1, '05
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  28. Rotating shift advice?
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    by gingerik Apr 29, '05
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  29. Returning to work..emotional extremes!
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    by jennanlpn Apr 28, '05
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  30. Can someone explain school accreditation to me?
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    by secondfiddle May 1, '05
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  31. Long term care isn't for me - does this mean I'm not cut out for nursing?
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    by secondfiddle Apr 21, '05
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  32. struggle over bachlor RN or associate RN
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    by feli Apr 30, '05
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  33. someone please give me some advice
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    by eme165 Apr 25, '05
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  34. Can I do it with 4 kids?
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    by lost_as_an_easteregg Apr 22, '05
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    teeituptom
  35. Tech. School?
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    by shemdi Apr 29, '05
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    BETSRN
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