Guide to a Successful Nursing Career

Written by Sheryl Posnick

Are you thinking about becoming a nurse? A nursing career is always a safe bet, no matter what the economic climate because it is a career that is in high demand.

So whether you’re a new nurse or a veteran, this guide will walk you through step by step.

Explore a variety of nursing career options

Maybe you’re not sure where to start with your job search. Whether you’re a current nurse looking for a new gig or just starting out of nursing school, the following articles can lead you on the way.

Top 7 highest paying nursing jobs

10 nursing careers you didn’t know existed

5 types of nursing specialty careers [infographic]

Nursing job listings

In fact, TheJobNetwork has thousands of listings for you to explore, no matter what nursing career field you hope to enter. Check a few out below, and search for yourself to find the specific type of nursing that interests you.

Or sign up for TheJobNetwork to receive the perfect nursing job matches based on your profile.

Consider nursing as a career change

Or maybe you’re diving into the nursing career pool after years toiling away at another career. You’re not alone–many decide nursing is for them well into their working years.

Why nursing is a popular option for career changers

Design the perfect application package to get a nursing job

If you’re in the midst of your application process, check out the below on how to best structure your application package in order to impress hiring staff and get the job you want.

How to ace your nursing interview

How to create a nursing resume to get you hired

8 steps to creating a great nursing resume

Hear from seasoned nurses what really goes on

You’ll never know what really goes on in such a high stress and emotional career until you’re in the thick of it. It’s best to learn from seasoned nurses what to expect–both great and terrible. They’ll have the info on what you need to succeed…and survive.

6 secret weapons you won’t learn in nursing school

10 of the most inspirational parts of nursing

The top 10 secrets nurses never tell their patients [infographic]

Learn why nursing is super-tough and how to deal with hard days

If you’re currently toiling in the trenches, you know with the highest of highs also come the lowest of lows–it’s inevitable in a career where people’s lives are literally in your hands.

22 reasons being a nurse is really hard

7 stress management techniques for nurses

Arrive at your first nursing job prepared

You might have a picture in your head of what a nurse looks like. You likely have encountered nurses in various medical establishments throughout your life, either as a patient or as an advocate for a loved one. But if your first day is approaching, it’s great to come armed with the tools you need to impress…and again, to survive. (a common theme!)

14 things you need to know as a new nurse

You’re either considering or are already on the wonderful, twisty, and rewarding road of nursing. Good luck, and we thank you for all you do!

About the author

Sheryl Posnick

Sheryl Posnick is an editor and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She is the founder and president of Red Letter Content, an editorial company with a focus on educational, test preparation, and career readiness materials.