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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    by EarthwormRN Mar 20, '13
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  20. Quitting: is it okay to say....
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  23. First Phone Interview Tips
    by Stella_Blue May 7
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