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. struggle over bachlor RN or associate RN
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  2. someone please give me some advice
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  3. Can I do it with 4 kids?
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    by lost_as_an_easteregg Apr 22, '05
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  4. Tech. School?
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    by shemdi Apr 29, '05
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  5. Career Change
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  6. Rotating shift advice?
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  7. Need a change: OR or Criticical Care
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    by Platow45 Apr 27, '05
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  8. Peds RN relocating to Richmond VA area!
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  9. Night RN passed over for eve shift- advice?
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    by daisybaby Apr 27, '05
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  10. How soon after graduation to start a family?
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    by NurseyBaby'05 Mar 11, '05
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  11. A question for all managers and recruiters for New Grad porgrams!!!!
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    by JonathanRN Apr 25, '05
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  12. Is there REALLY such a thing as overachieving?
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    by CRNAinTHEfuture Mar 16, '05
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  13. schedules and new nurse hirees
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    by JetLPN Apr 24, '05
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  14. Choice Between Adn Vs Bsn
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    by Heart4RN Apr 10, '05
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  15. what can nurses do besides "nurse"?
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    by Candidnt Apr 21, '05
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  16. nursing student inquiring about houston
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    by lilwill27330 Apr 23, '05
  17. I must be out of my mind
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    by summersbreeze Apr 12, '05
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  18. Need career advice, direction!
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    by KatieBell Apr 22, '05
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  19. Being an LPN with Hep C.
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  20. Confused about possible nursing career..advice needed!
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  21. Advice re:  RNs working in insurance or legal firms
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  22. CNM vs Womens health NP
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  23. Discouraged Older Student
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  24. I need advice/opinion on Nephrology Nursing career
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  25. Slow Paced Nursing
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    by ShellyB Apr 13, '05
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  26. My Career Path...hopefully
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  27. Need advice on choosing a specialty
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    by galaxy781 Apr 19, '05
  28. Any PHD nurses out there?
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  29. Questions about becoming a CNA
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    by AmieLa Apr 18, '05
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  30. A GREAT Interview Experience!!!
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    by CseMgr1 Apr 16, '05
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  31. Accelerated 2nd Bachelor Program?
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    by biobarbie Apr 6, '05
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  32. Better the College/Univ. Better the Job
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  33. Brainstorming some possible summer jobs...any thoughts?
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    by AshcroftAnnie Apr 11, '05
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  34. Dermatological Nursing
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    by nursecrickett Apr 12, '05
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  35. UK nursing question
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