Staying motivated

Enhance your career goals by staying motivated and focused on your nursing career path.

These articles offer advice to help you make wise decisions and maximise what you can achieve in a working day.

What is your personality type?
Understanding how you prefer to work can enhance your team, writes Christine Facer.
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Out of the starting blocks
Poorna Rodrigo meets a sports fan who is in the vanguard of an emerging specialty.
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Prepare for the next step
Ever wondered why others get promoted, but not you? Jane Redfern Jones outlines the main errors people make in their careers – and how to avoid them.
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How to sell yourself
The purpose of a CV is to promote you and your abilities to a prospective employer, so make it a compelling portrait of your strengths and skills, says Daniel Allen.
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Heart of the matter
Cheryl Etches, chief nurse at the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, knew earlier than most that she wanted to be a nurse. She tells Erin Dean what inspired her back then, what drives her now, and the importance of compassion.
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Move up by moving over
Taking a sideways step in your career may be risky, but the rewards can be great. Mike Higgins looks at how you could rekindle your enthusiasm and add to your CV.
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Route to satisfaction
Finding the right job can be made easier if you talk to the right people, work out what is important to you and apply a few basic rules, as Daniel Allen explains.
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Grow your own success
How do you become successful in your chosen career? Mike Higgins outlines the steps you can take to develop your confidence and improve your performance.
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All change for nursing
Ian Kessler speaks to Kathy Oxtoby about his research into the changing roles of nurses and healthcare assistants and speculates what the future holds.
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Get the job you really want
This article examines ways of increasing your chances of promotion.
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Life in the balance
Many nurses are facing change,either through their own choice as they take stock of their professional lives at the beginning of another new year, or because they are affected by structural change in their organisation.
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Spirit of enterprise
Social enterprises have existed in various forms for many years. They are not-for-profit organisations run along business lines for social benefit and are generally owned by their employees.
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Unmask your talent
'Impostor syndrome' can make you feel a fraud at work. Jane Redfern Jones explains how it can be overcome
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