#032 – Are you a nurse looking at your career options and wondering if getting another degree is the answer? Listen to this episode first, it could just save you tens of thousands of dollars and years of your life.
In this episode, we look at who should and who should not invest in another degree and the many other options available to advance your career.
* Get certified
* Take a course or two
* Employers value lifelong learning
* Let’s face it, medicine changes, employers want employees who keep up with the changes
* Become a superuser
* Get training on equipment and software
* Volunteer to be educated and cross-trained
* Attend conferences
* Present at conferences (speak or poster presentations)
How do you get it if you can’t get your foot in the door?
* Job shadow
* Get complimentary experience
* Show how you have learned and excelled in other areas and you will do the same in this new area