The Three R’s of Nursing, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 105

We nurses deserve a lot in return for what we do. The nursing profession gives so much, and while we don’t do it for the praise and glamor, every professional wants to be seen for who they are and what they bring to the proverbial table. 

Back in 2013, I wrote a blog post entitled “The Three R’s of Nursing,” and I received a lot of very positive feedback about the messages that it contained. On April 17th, 2017, I edited and published an updated version of that post, and I decided it was good fodder for a podcast episode — so here we are. 

The Three R's of Nursing

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Is Your Nursing Career on Autopilot? The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 104

Stagnation can be the death knell for nurse career satisfaction. Is your nursing career on autopilot? Are you coasting along without direction? Nurses, it’s time to seize control of your career and pilot your own journey. Are you ready to take control?  

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Nursing Salaries and the Cost of Living, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 103

On episode 102 of The Nurse Keith Show, I gave you a view into the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data on nurses and nursing jobs here in the United States. That data is important, and it leads us to also consider where in the U.S. the highest-paying nursing jobs really are here on episode 103. 

For those of you outside of the U.S., find your own country’s jobs data and use the information in the blog post and this podcast episode to discover what’s happening in your part of the world when it comes to nursing jobs. And please share your findings with me; I’d like to know what’s happening in other countries in relation to nursing jobs and employment. 

Show me the money

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The 2016 BLS Nursing Jobs Data Are Here, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 102

Well folks, it’s that time of year, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) here in the United States has published its findings in terms of jobs data; as usual, nursing and nurses are at the top of the list.

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Build Your Network of Nursing Career Allies, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 101

In a blog post dated March 27th, 2017, I wrote about five strategies for building your network of nursing career allies. I wrote:

In the course of your nursing career, you need allies who can help you elevate and advance your journey as a professional nurse. Allies are easier to come by than you think, but so many nurses don’t think strategically about this important aspect of nursing career development.

Who are your allies, nurses?

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The Nurse Keith Show Celebrates 100 Episodes!

Wow folks, I can’t believe that we’ve reached the 100th episode of The Nurse Keith Show! Based on the listener stats, there’s been no loss of steam over there — in fact, the first few months of 2017 have been the strongest since we launched the show in January of 2015!

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The New LinkedIn Is Here, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 99

Nurses, back on episode five of The Nurse Keith Show, I cajoled you to use LinkedIn to take your digital networking and career development to the next level. Well, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for billions of dollars in 2016 and the LinkedIn user interface has changed. Are you prepared and ready to dig back into LinkedIn in the interest of your nursing career? It’s just as important now as it was back then!

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Nurse Practitioners Gaining Even More Ground, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 98

On episode 98 of the Nurse Keith Show, we’re expanding on episode 91, diving even deeper into the gains being made by nurse practitioners here in the United States. NPs are enjoying an enormous growth spurt as a powerful force within the healthcare system. 

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The “Shoulds” and “Coulds” of Your Nursing Career, The Nurse Keith Show, EPS 97

In the nursing world, we are told what we “should” do with our careers much more often than what we “could” do. While the difference can seem subtle, it is actually something that can have a serious impact on the career path we choose and the subsequent satisfaction that we derive from our choices. Do you function on “shoulds” or “coulds” in your nursing career?

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Lions, Gazelles, and Nurses, The Nurse Keith Show EPS 96

On episode 96 of The Nurse Keith Show, I reflect on a blog post published on Digital Doorway on February 20th, 2017. In that post, I reflected on how the law of the jungle often seems to be the rule of the day in nursing and healthcare. Do we just throw our young and vulnerable novice nurses to the lions?

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