When you start a new nursing job, you may be able to tell right away if it’s a good fit for you. In some cases, it can take a little longer to determine whether it’s the best position and place for you to be. The key is to give it a chance, and not to make any hasty decisions.

You’ll know the job is right if you enjoy the people that you work with, the compensation and the schedule, and the challenges that it brings. If you find yourself bored, overworked, or you feel like your hard work is going unappreciated by your coworkers and managers, you might want to consider looking for a new nursing job.

Placement agencies can help you find an opportunity that better suits your skills.