Whether just starting out in nursing, getting ready to retire, or anywhere in between, The ULTIMATE Career for Nurses: Practical Advice for Thriving at Every Stage of Your Career offers something of value for every current and future nurse. While clinical skills are the foundation of nursing practice, so many additional skills and so much more knowledge beyond the clinical realm are necessary to have a satisfying and fulfilling career. Author Donna Cardillo takes you step by step through career development and advancement as well as personal development. Written in her customary down-to-earth and humorous style, she gently nudges readers to maximize their career opportunities and to reach their full potential as nurses and as humans.
Discover how to:
Reenergize your nursing career
Get the most out of your current position
Identify transferable skills
Decide what you really want to do
Discover and develop your own unique talents and skill set
Avail yourself of all that nursing has to offer
Write a winning resume and interview like a pro
Overcome challenges, take career risks, and make decisions
Build professional support systems
Explore career options
... and love what you do!
Donna knows nurses and knows what nurses need. She has created a comprehensive guide for staying happy and fulfilled in the profession. Nurses at all stages of their careers will enjoy this book!
Andrea Higham, Director The Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing s Future