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Career Advice

Career Advice

Read articles to assist you with your job search and career advancement.

Consider a Career in the OR

Perioperative nursing offers some of the most exciting, demanding, and well-paid work in the nursing world. Also known as operating room or OR nurses,...

4 Keys to Negotiating a Higher Salary

What is your work worth? Perioperative nursing is a competitive specialty and the skills you have could be worth more than you think. If you are in...

4 Reasons Why Summer is a Great Time to Look for a New Job

A lot of people think summer is not a good time to start a job search, but it’s actually a great time to start looking for your next perioperative ...

4 Ways to Stop Stressing Out While Job Hunting

Looking for a new job is a stressful experience. Even more so if you happen to be without a job. We spoke with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan of MFW Consultan...

6 Ways to Improve Your Perioperative Interview

It may have been decades since you last prepared for an interview or this could be your first interview for your first job in a perioperative setti...

Looking Forward to Life Beyond the OR?

A large number of perioperative nurses are nearing the end of their career and are looking forward to life after retirement, where they can focus o...

Looking for Your Perioperative Dream Job?

Perhaps you just graduated from nursing school and you are considering a career in the OR? Maybe you are an experienced perioperative nurse feeling...

Need the Magic Formula for Getting That Promotion?

Getting upper management to notice you, your skills, and your contributions requires a strategy. Here’s the formula to get your boss to see the imp...

Want to Make the Leap to Leadership?

If you think you are ready to step up from clinical practice to take on a leadership role, it’s important to understand the true scope of what it t...

What's Your Career Path?

Looking ahead is smart. It gives you a chance to envision where you want to be in your professional journey and what you need to do to get there. P...

Why Should I Get My CNOR®?

Do you think that the time and money is not worth the hassle? Find out why certifying your specialized knowledge is worth the investment.

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4 Ways to Make Your Next Perioperative Job Search Successful

These four tips will help make it easier for those who haven’t hit the pavement in a while. Or even if you’ve been out there searching rec...