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What Recruiters Want: How a BSN Can Help You Land a Job

With the increasing demand for more highly educated nurses and many hiring requirements now mandating a BSN, the nursing job market is in the midst of a massive shift. 

Tips for Applying for an Internal Job

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You got your foot in the door at your current employer and your goal is to advance your nursing career and climb the ladder to more responsibility, challenging work and a higher salary.

Self Assessment Gives a Quick Career Tune Up

Anyone knows a nurse works well under pressure and can multitask with ease, but when you're a nurse looking for a job, you can't assume potential employers know anything at all about you.

Get a Great Reference in Three Easy Steps

Whether you are job hunting, going for a scholarship or internship, or even just applying for a volunteer position, good references complete your whole professional package.

Social Media Profile May Win or Lose You Jobs

 Looking for a job? Before applying for a new position, examine your social media profile. 


A severe shortage of perioperative nursing staff plus the need for culturally sensitive surgical care add up to tremendous opportunities for minority nurses--and the OR is just the beginning

A Policy of Caring

Whether you’re looking for a career change or just a different way to provide culturally sensitive care, insurance industry nursing can offer many rewarding opportunities

Saving Lives on the Front Lines

The diversity-intensive field of emergency nursing offers minority nurses a rewarding opportunity to make a life-or-death difference in patient care

Career Magnetism

Magnet hospitals are more than just great places for nurses to work—they’re also employers with an exceptional commitment to helping minority nurses advance their careers.

Career Cruisin’

Cruise ships offer minority nurses the opportunity to make paradise their workplace

Eureka! Investigating Careers in Research

Do you like to ask questions and discover answers? Consider joining the ranks of minority nurse scientists!

Welcome Aboard

Preceptorship programs can help minority nurses successfully adjust to employment transitions as they advance their careers

North, South, East, West

North, South, East, West

Many nurses believe they should head to the nearest city when looking for a job, but whether you're considering a rural or urban area for employment, the need for nurses is widespread and growing.

Informatics: New Opportunities in Nursing

Informatics: New Opportunities in Nursing

The expanding role of computers and technology in our lives has pervaded health care settings. This first column in a series on nursing informatics explores the future careers and job functions of nurses in technology.

Nurses for Hire: A Nationwide Look at Nursing

Hector M. Benitez

While the nursing profession has felt some effects of the economic downturn during the past several years, it still remains one of the most stable careers in the country. It's a profession that can't be outsourced, and many employers are hungry for well-trained nurses to join their organizations. 

Minority Nurse Population: Going Up!

Although the number of licensed registered nurses in the United States increased by more than 5% between 1996 and 2000, this growth rate was much smaller than in previous years, holding little hope of any quick fix for the nation’s worsening nursing shortage.

Working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A career with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides you the opportunity to improve the health of all U.S. citizens.

Working at the Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs has an enormous responsibility to the people it serves, and the opportunities for employment are just as vast.

Negotiating a Job Offer

Don't go to the well without a bucket (in other words, be prepared)


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