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. Somebody please give me some advice
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    by jakesmommy Aug 23, '04
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  3. Future Employer wants to run a credit check?!?
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  4. expd RN new to Chgo: hospital opions?  good/bad agencies?
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  5. Suggestions on how to persue my academic career?
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    by CRNA010 Aug 19, '04
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  6. Nursing Programs In Atlanta
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    by psidrum Aug 21, '04
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  7. BSN program in upstate NY??
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    by CEG Aug 21, '04
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  8. Where are the good websites????
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    by amanda_joy Aug 21, '04
  9. What online RN to BSN do u recommend?
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  10. Student wanting to look at all options
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    by CSPaddock Aug 3, '04
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  11. Having a job while in nursing school
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    by Britt0822 Aug 18, '04
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  12. Job market for new grad in Southern California
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    by babymeena Aug 12, '04
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  13. interview advice
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    by stampinron Aug 17, '04
  14. Is a certificate worth it?
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    by Coffeeman Aug 17, '04
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  15. Need a Night Job to go to Nursing school during the day
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    by claire2000 Aug 2, '04
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  16. I so want to be a nurse.......but
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  17. Salary Negotiation
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    by Q. Aug 16, '04
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  18. Considering moving to FT 8 hour shifts, please advise...
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    by JacelRN Aug 14, '04
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  19. CNA License Could I work In a Hospital?
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    by CNA034 Aug 14, '04
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  20. Curious-why not another helping profession?
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    by Chevelle Aug 9, '04
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  21. Nursing School Application
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    by mom22boys Aug 11, '04
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  22. reputable placement agency/ recruiters??
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  23. Considering Nursing school, need advice
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  24. NP gerontology: typical day
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    by Purlple Aug 13, '04
  25. Portfolio for an Interview?
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  26. still wanting to be a nurse  after failing twice in an RN program
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  27. A&P Quandry
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  28. When taking care of elderly parents damages your career
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  29. Please help! What are the pros and cons for being a dialysis nurse?
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    by RNcool Aug 12, '04
  30. Differences Usa/Sweden Nursing
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  31. Excelsior College Clinical Help
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  32. Any 2nd career RNs going back to their previous careers???
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  33. Deciding on wether to be an RN or LPN; HELP!
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  34. Just starting tomorrow...
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  35. just graduated high school...
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