As an established nurse with a newly earned nursing degree to add to your credentials, you may be feeling ready to further your career in a new role. The good news is that whether you’re a registered nurse who has just earned a BSN or are an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) with an MSN or DNP degree, your field is expected to grow anywhere from 15 to 31% by 2026.1 That’s excellent news.
However, you should keep in mind that while there are a lot of jobs available, there is always a degree of competition within the nursing field. Before you begin the job search, here are seven best practices to kick-start the next phase of your nursing career:
It’s easy to get discouraged when searching for a job, but remember to revisit your motivations for becoming a nurse when you feel like giving up. You’ll be glad you did.