Regardless of the reason for a hiatus, re-entering nursing can be a challenge — unless a nurse remains connected to the profession.
Two things that I see as most central to having a satisfying nursing career over the long haul is authenticity and the drive to continue learning.
New nurses who are older must find ways to call attention to their previous work experiences in order to market themselves to prospective employers.
Every day, legislators make decisions that affect nurses and the communities they care for. Nurses need to share their opinions on healthcare issues with lawmakers.
Have you heard that volunteering is a great resume-builder for nurses? It’s true; and there are many more good reasons to incorporate volunteerism into both your personal and professional lives.
If you’re a nurse seeking a new position, more responsibility, a grant, or a promotion, your first task is to learn how to articulate your value.
Nurses who want increased career satisfaction might consider defining the underlying mission upon which their nursing identity is built. Finding meaning in our work is important; our mission and values are crucial to feeling like our “nurseness” means more than just a paycheck. While most companies and organizations have mission or vision statements, very few
You’ve done it. You submitted your resume and cover letter, and you just made it through an interview with the nurse manager for a nursing job you really want. Now what? Do you wait for a call? No, you get your ducks in a row, follow up in a timely manner and plan your next