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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  9. I really want to quit my job....
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  10. What to do....quit?
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  12. NYP Nursing Career Battery (exam)
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    KLW96
  13. Do you have to do bedside nursing
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  14. To Return to Nursing or Not?
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    llg
  15. Urology nurse/ urodinamic testing
    by danayp5 Aug 4
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  16. I am torn....any advice??
    by seibeb2012 Aug 11
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    llg
  17. Msw vs. Nursing?
    by Nursetobe25 Aug 10
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  18. Letter of Recommendation
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  19. Cross roads
    by rhnurse3 Aug 13
    1
    HouTx
  20. Going from FT to Per diem...with no pay increase?
    by jinx8828 Aug 13
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  21. Graduating in 6 months - any job search advice?
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  22. Applying for first RN job... When to follow up with a phone call..?
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    by sam1971 Jun 14
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  25. I need some advice and guidance
    by Nanolia Aug 11
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  26. Working for Alternative physician - need advice
    by Charslight Aug 10
    3
    Charslight
  27. Should I Pursue a Career in Nursing?
    by CherryBlossoms Aug 8
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    CherryBlossoms
  28. Looking for Career Adventure
    by hsamuel Aug 8
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  29. Would you ask a current employer for a letter of recommendation ?
    by Nola009 Aug 9
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    Nola009
  30. I want to move on...
    by cm17549 Jun 24, '11
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  31. college nursing
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    by ZPZGI Aug 6
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