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Nursing: One of the Top Unhappiest Jobs

It’s interesting to note that the dissatisfaction among nurses does not stem form the labor of nursing itself, but rather the politics involved with working in healthcare. “

Nurses cited compensation, growth opportunities, and workplace culture as the three things they are most dissatisfied with.

“Nurses . . . have more issues with the culture of their workplaces, the people they work with and the person they work for,” Golledge says. “The factors driving the unhappiness tell different stories for these two jobs.”

Nursing Management Hates a Squeaky Wheel

It’s clear that being and advocate automatically makes you a target, but does it make you un-hirable? Nurse K at Crass Pollination gives an interesting and valid perspective about the Amanda Trujillo case and advocacy. In her opinion, and likely many others, what Amanda has done by advocating for her patient, herself, and all nurses is tantamount to career suicide. She also discusses what happens when nurses within an organization speak up and the measures administration often go through to oil the squeaky wheel.

Great Gift Ideas for Nurses, Nursing Students, and Nursing Instructors

Great Gift Ideas for Nurses, Nursing Students, and Nursing Instructors

Finding gift ideas for nurses is pretty simple. For the most part, we like everything. However, if you want to be sure it’s something useful for a nurse, this post has some great useful gift ideas for nurses.

If there is a nurse in your life that you’d like to honor by gifting with a small token of your appreciation, there are several great and inexpensive items that any nurse would flip over. Whether it’s your mother, wife, sister, co-worker, and caregiver, there are some gifts that almost any nurse would love. These suggestions would work well for any practicing nurse, nursing student, or nursing instructor. And we can’t forget those male nurses in your life. I’ve even thrown in a few ideas for gifts that any manly enough for any profession.

7 Free Things Hospital Administrators Can Do to Increase Morale and Improve Nurse Retention

According to a fact sheet on the nursing shortage presented by the American Associate of Colleges of Nursing, healthcare is one sector of the job market that continues to grow, despite tough economic times. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that 283,000 jobs have been added in just the last year alone. In fact, …

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