Ask Nurse Beth: Career Advice - page 28

Submit your career-related questions to Nurse Beth, allnurses.com’s advice columnist. Beth is prepared to address questions pertaining to your career, education, management, policies, and more. Questions are submitted confidentially and are not tied to member account.

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Nurse Beth, MSN, RN-BC, HACP, has more than 25 years of experience in clinical and leadership positions. She has a passion for helping nurses, and as a professional writer has written several articles about interviewing, resumes, navigating the job search network, and much more. Beth just published Your Last Nursing Class: How to Land Your First Nursing Job. It's the ultimate guide with insider tips to land your nursing job!

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Do I need CA residency before taking NCLEX?

Dear Nurse Beth, ​ Hello I am a student at Chamberlain College in FL. Planning to move to ÇA. Can I take the...

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Why can't I get a job??? Keep hearing "Not enough CURRENT experience".

Dear Not Getting Job, It’s not about being male, and most likely not about the school you graduated from. Your resume is not landing you interviews. Whatever it...

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Nurse Practitioner Wanting to Open CNA Program in NY

Dear Nurse Practitioner/Entrepreneur, It’s great that you are thinking about going into business for yourself. In most states, RNs do not need additional...

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Adjusting to being a new nurse: How long?

Dear New Nurse It’s really individual, and depends on many things, including your nursing speciality and the level of support you are provided. That said,...

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Regarding what topics will Beth answer questions?

Nurse Beth has a wide range of experience and can answer questions about many nursing topics including: New Nurse Struggles Transition from School to...

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Interview with Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Help

Dear Claudia, Congrats on your interview! When selecting a clinical improvement problem, pick one that is: Current Measurable Fixable

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Avenues for psych nurse certification?

Dear Seeking Nursing Certification, Congrats on planning to achieve your certification in a specialty that you love. Nursing certification signifies expert...

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Best Advanced Degree for RN, BSN

Dear MSN to Be, Thanks for the question. I take it you mean advanced degree as you already have your BSN? I really get excited talking about advanced education...

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Preparing for interview with DON

Dear New Grad, Good job! Clearly you did well in your first interview. Preparing for an interview with the DON is no different than preparing for your initial...

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Will my name/username be revealed?

Questions will be answered in a confidential manner. The answers will appear in the public forum/advice column without any personal information. However, you are...


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