Career advice

Should I stay or should I go? Part 2

As a nurse you have skills and experience that are in demand outside the NHS and the healthcare sector. Mandy Day-Calder explains how to recognise your own value and make your move.
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As a nurse you have skills and experience that are in demand outside the NHS and the healthcare sector. Mandy Day-Calder explains how to recognise your own value and make your move

If you want to move into a new role, you need to be able to sell yourself to prospective employers, and the first step in this process is knowing what you are capable of. Don't set artificial limits on yourself. You will have a wide range of skills that you can transfer to other environments, you just need to identify what these are.

In 2005 I left an acute NHS ward to work as a specialist nurse in the voluntary sector. One essential quality this new role required was to be confident in public speaking. When

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