6 Must Haves for Night Shift Nurses

6 Must Haves for Night Shift Nurses

One of the biggest adjustments after the birth of my twins was going back to work. For many reasons, I had to return to work full-time, which for me is 40 hours/week. I work as a nurse practitioner in a level I trauma center emergency department. Fortunately, this...
How Long Should You Stay in a Nursing Job?

How Long Should You Stay in a Nursing Job?

Q: How long should I stay working in a nursing job, especially if I know it’s not the perfect job for me? Is it better to gain experience by advancing within one unit/setting or should I try out a couple of different setting in order to discover what I’m most...
How to Thrive in Nursing by Finding Your Niche

How to Thrive in Nursing by Finding Your Niche

Do you feel like you haven’t found your calling? Perhaps you feel burnt out because you haven’t found your niche? Or maybe you’re about to graduate as a new nurse and you find yourself putting your hands up saying, “I don’t know what type of nurse to be!”....
Cover Letter Anatomy: 7 Essential Head-to-Toe Components

Cover Letter Anatomy: 7 Essential Head-to-Toe Components

Do you know what I get asked about almost as often as résumés?   Cover letters.    Everyone knows they need a résumé, and most people can throw one together with a little bit of guidance (and maybe a killer template).   But it’s the cover letter that I...