Career

Here you find all our articles covering various careers related to the nursing profession, including our career guides for nursing specialties such as emergency room, infection control, as well as labor and delivery.

5 Reasons Why New Nurses Can’t Find a Job

Searching for any job in this economic climate is difficult enough, but somehow it feels like we nurses are getting the worst of it. Truly, job-hunting is almost a full-time…

5 Time Management Tips for Busy Nurses

Healthcare is notoriously demanding in terms of time and energy. As a nurse, you are probably painfully aware of how few hours there are in a day to complete all…

5 Tips to Becoming a Nurse Entrepreneur

Most nurses enter the field because they love helping people. Unfortunately, working in a large hospital or clinic doesn’t always offer much more than that. As an employed nurse, you…

7 Signs You’ve Found a Great Nursing Job

After graduating from nursing school, you probably spent hours upon hours searching for the perfect job. You most likely attended several interviews and toured a lot of facilities. And finally,…

Becoming a Health Informatics Specialist

If you’ve ever considered branching out your nursing knowledge to other realms of the profession, becoming an informatics specialist might be the right position for you. If you have a…

Gaining the Respect of Your Co-workers

It is the goal of every person, and certainly every nurse, to gain the respect of the people around them. Respect is a signifier that you are doing your job…

Hot Nursing Career Paths

Having made it through the agony of nursing school and passed your exams, you are a certified nurse, ready to work! Congratulations! You may be wondering now how to go…

How to Become a Labor and Delivery Nurse

Whether you are choosing a specialty as you enter the profession as a brand-new nurse or you’re looking for a bit of a change from your regular nursing specialty, becoming…

How to Become a Pain Management Nurse

Choosing a specialty as a nurse can be a daunting task. You want to find something that you’re passionate about, something that will give you a sense of fulfillment, but…

How to Become an Emergency Room Nurse

Are you the type of nurse that thrives in chaos and loves the adrenaline rush that comes with sticky situations? If so, becoming an emergency room nurse might just be…

How to Become an Infection Control Nurse

With neo-natal nursing and midwifery being a couple of the most popular nursing specialties, it’s clear that most nurses enjoy the more nurturing and life-affirming aspects of the profession. But…

How to Increase Your Nursing Salary

There comes a time in every nurse’s life when they realize it’s time for a raise. Maybe you’ve been working at the same location for a long time, or maybe…

How to Write an Exceptional Nursing Resume

Creating an amazing resume is daunting in the best of times for any profession, but there’s just something about creating a great nursing resume that seems particularly challenging. However, it…

Landing Your Dream Nursing Job

When you entered nursing school, you most likely had visions of that perfect job dancing through your mind. Perhaps you envisioned working in a large hospital, working your way up…

List of Nurse License Compact States 2016

When you become a licensed nurse, you will be given that certification in the state where you live. Each state may have different requirements that you must fulfill for licensure….

Male Nurses Are Still in Short Supply

The term “male nurse” is not one that has received much appreciation or recognition. Instead, it is often the subject of jokes and outright derision. After all, isn’t nursing a…

My Journey as a Legal Nurse Consultant

If you are a nurse, you know that there are many facets of the profession that many people don’t think about. The Legal Nurse Consultant is a position that often…