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. confused about what kind of program is best for me, please help
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  3. Wanna-be in need of major answers
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  4. a simple question
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  5. am wanting to leave nursing
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  6. Shift work after licensing?
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  7. Introduction & Would you recommend an accelerated BSN program?
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  8. CNA Concerns
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  9. social work to nursing
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  10. starting school the 31st stressed about leaving my kids
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  11. what would you rather do?
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  12. 2nd career nurses: Are you glad you switched to nursing?
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  13. From Business to Nursing....
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  14. I'm lost as to where to start....
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  15. Should I?
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  16. are you scared you won't make it??
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  17. Help Nursing vs. Education Path
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  18. Should I quit my job?
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  19. ADN school in Texas
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  20. Unsure about Nursing as a career
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  21. How physically demanding is it?
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  22. CNA to RN
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  23. adn vs bsn
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  24. Phlebotomy
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  25. want to study nursing! need your opinions
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  26. Nursing as a second career
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  27. what to look for in a hospital?
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  28. Fear of health risks
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  29. Advice on CNA to LVN career path.
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  30. Different fields of nursing?
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  31. have a question on which route to take
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  32. Is the a good path to choose???
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  33. fear of error
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  34. Hangups in Nursing
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  35. 12 hr shifts/8 hr shifts
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