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You must’ve made a great impression during your first interview, because you’ve just been invited back for a second round. Rightfully so, you’re beyond excited about being one step closer to an incredible new job. Of course, you haven’t secured the position yet — and you likely have some tough competition — so it’s time… Read more »

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Becoming a nurse was an easy choice for you, but now it’s time to decide on a specialty, and you’re not sure what you want. The possibilities are nearly endless, from working in a hospital emergency room or labor and delivery unit to serving as a nurse researcher or nurse educator. This is an important… Read more »

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Light industrial jobs require a lot of specific hard skills, but those abilities aren’t the only qualification that matters. In fact, many employers place a greater emphasis on soft skills, because they’re much harder to learn. Many soft skills closely align with personality traits, meaning they’re more of a natural strength than something acquired on… Read more »

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As a nurse, you don’t have a ton of spare time, which is why you like podcasts. Since you can listen to them during your commute, on breaks, or even during a workout, they’re a great fit for your lifestyle. You’ve listened to several nursing podcasts — and you probably have some favorites — but… Read more »

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You’re ready to find an entry-level job, but you don’t exactly have the flashiest of resumes. Since you’re just getting started with your career, you don’t have much pertinent experience to highlight — and that’s okay. Potential employers know you’re new to the professional workforce, so they don’t expect your employment history to include flashy… Read more »

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Chances are, you became a nurse because you wanted to help others. However, it’s important to make sure you’re also taking care of yourself at work. As a busy nurse, you’re focused on patients throughout your shift, but don’t let your guard down and forget about the risks associated with your job. Here’s a little… Read more »

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Being cooped up in an office building just isn’t for you. Instead, you prefer to work outside in the fresh air. Overall, this is amazing, but outdoor work isn’t without its risks. Being exposed to the elements and in close proximity to all of Mother Nature’s creatures can sometimes be dangerous — if proper precautions… Read more »

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You’re in the market for a new nursing position, but so far, you’re hearing crickets. If you haven’t updated your nursing resume in awhile, this is likely why you’re not generating interest for the types of positions you want. Ensuring your nursing resume is as updated as possible is important, because you want potential employers… Read more »

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You chose your job, but unfortunately, you didn’t get to choose your coworkers. Most of your colleagues are a joy to work alongside, but there’s one you honestly just can’t stand. Whether their personality clashes with yours, they’re constantly trying to compete with you, or are just plain cranky, you don’t particularly enjoy their company…. Read more »

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You’ve landed an interview for a job you’re really interested in — but you’re afraid you’re not completely qualified for it. This is causing you to second-guess your abilities and have major anxiety about the interview.  It’s time to start believing in yourself because you can do anything you put your mind to. If you’re… Read more »