Every job you have holds opportunities for personal and professional development. You can go to work each day, put in your time and follow your job description to the letter, or you can look for ways to maximize your opportunities and experience. There are many ways to make your work more interesting, exciting, and rewarding without changing employers. Here are six ways to get the most from any job.
In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a national makeover craze going on. People are getting their homes redecorated, their wardrobes updated, or their noses fixed. In keeping with that theme, it may be time for a career makeover. Here are five areas in your professional life that could likely use a “lift.”
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Interviewing Successfully: How to Advance Your Career by Donna Cardillo, RN, MA
No matter what stage in your career you may be, having interviewing confidence is an imporant aspect of career advancement. The key to a successful interview is careful and thorough preparation. Learn interview strategies that will help you market yourself and maximize your chances of climbing that ladder.
Networking for Nurses: Is It Important? by Donna Cardillo, RN, MA
Nurses use informal networking inside the workplace to help get things done. What nurses may not realize is that establishing solid relationships and networks outside the workplace can be invaluable if they are looking for new career opportunities, especially for emerging nurse leaders. Learn about professional networking and how it can help nurses advance themselves.
Are You Happy? Why Happiness Moves Your Career Forward by Cynthia Saver, RN, MS
Are you happy with your career? Do you like where you're headed? Those who find what energizes them are able to move forward regardless of the job market. Learn about the importance of being happy in one's career and how happiness can move your career and life forward.
Career Mobility and Healthcare Reform: Can the Two Work Together? by Denise McNulty, RN-BC, ARNP, DNP, MSN
As hospitals are trying to reduce cost and determine what is the best mix of staff to meet patient needs, how do nurses fit in? Learn how healthcare reform can impact nursing careers and what is necessary to postion yourself in the best place for advancement or new opporutunities.
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Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions, a top accredited online nursing school, has a national reputation as a leader in nursing education. It serves more than 1,500 students and offers online nursing degrees and certificates through several online master's in nursing programs and bachelor's degree programs. U.S.News & World Report ranks Drexel University as having one of the 10 largest online graduate nursing programs in the country.
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Continuing its longstanding reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, Drexel Undergraduate Nursing has launched a cutting edge e-book initiative in collaboration with Elsevier, the leader in health sciences publishing.
With Evolve e-books from Elsevier, you have easy access to all of your nursing textbooks, interactive media and support materials 24/7. Integrated social networking capabilities also enable “connecting” with classmates and faculty in a collaborative learning environment that makes learning more effective, enjoyable, and engaging.
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