#023 Can a Nurse Become a Writer? With Portia Wofford

#023 Can a Nurse Become a Writer? With Portia Wofford

Nursing was never on Portia Wofford’s radar. She was interested in politics and initially pursued a career in forensic science, and though she knew a lot of nurses growing up — her mom’s best friend, her great aunt, her grandmother — it never dawned on her that...
How to Create The Best Resume for Travel Nurses

How to Create The Best Resume for Travel Nurses

I will be the first to admit that I am no expert when it comes to travel nursing. But I do know a thing or two about résumés, personal branding, and professional development. In this article we’re merging these topics to share how to optimize your resume for...
#022 Inspiring Nurses to Listen to Themselves with Cat Golden

#022 Inspiring Nurses to Listen to Themselves with Cat Golden

I used to be horrible at trusting myself.  I doubted and second-guessed and challenged myself at every turn until one day I realized that the only person that was hurting was myself. And I am not alone in this. A 2003 Cornell Study found that women consistently...
#021 Exploring the Power of One Person with Stephen Ferrara

#021 Exploring the Power of One Person with Stephen Ferrara

Stephen Ferrara always knew he wanted to help people, so when it came time for him to decide what he wanted to do with the rest of his life, the decision came easy — he wanted to go into medicine.  Dr. Ferrara graduated with a biology degree and went back to school...
#020 Lessons Learned after 100+ Interviews with Andrea Dalzell

#020 Lessons Learned after 100+ Interviews with Andrea Dalzell

Andrea Dalzell has always been the type of person who knows exactly what they want — and exactly how to negotiate to make having those things possible. She’s spunky and always has been, even as she relearned to navigate the world on wheels after being diagnosed with...
#019 How to Ask Better Questions

#019 How to Ask Better Questions

Do you know the difference between a high quality question and a low quality one? I don’t believe there is such thing as a stupid question, and I strongly encourage you to take up space by asking questions to improve yourself. However, it’s important to recognize that...
#018 How to Land a Nursing Job in 2020

#018 How to Land a Nursing Job in 2020

It’s 2020, the Year of the Nurse, and many nurses will be looking for a first or new job this year. This comes as no surprise, but compared to the last few decades, those beginning the job search in 2020 have a few more things to consider to gain that competitive...
How to Find a Nursing Job in 2020

How to Find a Nursing Job in 2020

It’s 2020, the Year of the Nurse, and many nurses will be looking for a first or new job this year. But, is anything new about job searching this decade compared to the last few decades? The answer is yes, so if you’re looking to learn how to find a nursing job,...
#017 The Empathy Gap: What it Means to be a Healer

#017 The Empathy Gap: What it Means to be a Healer

Over the course of my time working in emergency medicine, I noticed something was off — but I couldn’t quite put my finger on what it was. In the midst of the chaos of the emergency room, the shock the patient has undergone, the trauma being incurred as the...