Perhaps one of your greatest achievements was receiving your license. But as the years go by, you may be questioning your current position. You are not alone. For nurses specifically, a 2017 survey showed that almost half of nurses are ready to make a shift in their careers. However, searching for a new position can feel isolating, scary and overwhelming.
There are few careers as meaningful or important to society than being a nurse. It is a rewarding, gratifying job that allows you to make a difference in patient’s lives.
If you’re reading this, it’s probably time.
Being a registered nurse is a rewarding career path with a median annual salary of $68.45. However, if you're looking to advance your career and thrive, consider earning additional certifications, obtaining advanced degrees and developing skills within a specialized area of nursing. Not only can advancing your skillsets potentially help you increase your earnings but it can also help you qualify for positions within prestigious healthcare organizations.
With the new year just around the corner, many nursing professionals may be adding a new job to their list of resolutions. Whether you have a new nursing degree or many years of qualified nursing experience and education, you've worked hard to get where you are and deserve a position that is fulfilling and enjoyable. However, the reality is that the nursing job market is competitive, especially for top healthcare organizations. With the advancements in technology, employers and recruiters can quickly skim through hundreds of resumes in minutes. Here's what you need to know to stand out in the nursing job marketing in 2018.