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Five Things to Avoid in Your Travel Nurse Job Hunt

Sep 30, 2019 2:45:38 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Career Advice, New Job, Search Jobs

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Just because travel nurses are sought after and in-demand, don’t think you have your next job in the bag just yet. With some preparation, polishing and self-reflecting, your next job search can be your most seamless yet. Read about five of the most common mistakes nurses make during the job hunt.

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How to Prepare for a New Career as a Travel Nurse

Sep 18, 2019 2:12:02 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Travel Nursing, New Job

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When you accept your first travel nursing assignment, get ready for things to move fast. Licenses, IDs, paperwork, tax forms and testing will need to be completed. Create a travel binder that contains all the documents you will need for the assignment. Keep in touch with your recruiter and check out these ways of preparing for your new travel nurse career. 

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Warning Signs It’s Time for a New Nursing Job

Sep 17, 2019 9:06:17 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Nursing, Career Advice, Travel Nursing

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There are few careers as meaningful or important to society than being a nurse. It is a rewarding, gratifying job that allows you to make a difference in patient’s lives.

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What a Nursing Recruiter Looks for in Candidates

Jul 8, 2019 3:12:31 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Career Advice, Job Search, Resume, Relationship with Recruiter, Recruiter

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While searching and applying for new travel nursing jobs can be exciting, the process may seem a bit daunting at times. The resumes, phone screens, applications…it’s a lot to think about! Good news, though. We talked to several GHR Travel Nursing recruiters who shared their best tips for success for nurses to utilize during the job search and application process. Read our real-life recruiter feedback to make your life easier.

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Best Ways to Reduce Stress for Nurses

Apr 17, 2019 3:33:53 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Nursing, Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Stress

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Most nurses absolutely love their jobs. But, it’s no secret that nursing can be taxing at times. So, nurses must find ways to diffuse stress and efficiently carry out their job duties. If you’re beginning to feel burned out, there are several strategies you can use to take the edge off the tension. We have ten tips to help nurses reduce stress.

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The Top Six Apps Every Nurse Should Have

Nov 26, 2018 12:47:18 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Nursing, Career Advice

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There is a wealth of knowledge and technology right in your back pocket. We’ve chosen our top five favorite mobile applications that are must-haves for nurses. They are sure to make your life easier and healthier!

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The Travel Nursing Path to Your Next Job

Jul 10, 2018 3:02:29 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Career Advice, Travel Nursing, New Job, Job Search, Travel Agency

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Almost every Registered Nurse reaches that point in his or her career…you know, or at least suspect, it’s time to move on. It’s time for a new job.

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Top Paying Travel Nursing Specialties

Jun 29, 2018 10:49:06 AM / by Editor posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation, Career Advice, New Job, Job Search, Finances

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Being a registered nurse is a rewarding career path with a median annual salary of $68.45. And, travel nurses generally make even more. However, if you're looking to advance your career and thrive, consider earning additional certifications, obtaining advanced degrees and developing skills within a specialized area of nursing. Not only can advancing your skillsets potentially help you increase your earnings but it can also help you qualify for positions within prestigious healthcare organizations down the road.

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How to Get the Most out of Your Negotiation

Jun 28, 2018 3:21:36 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation, Career Advice, Travel Nursing, New Job, Finances

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Money can be a sticky subject to discuss with an employer, and adding the element of travel can make it even more difficult. You want to make sure you’re getting the most money you can, while not asking for unrealistic packages. Let us help educate you on the financial piece of the travel nursing world. Our tips will help equip you with the keys needed to rock your next travel nursing assignment negotiation.

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Four Ways to Make Your On-boarding Process Run a Little Smoother

Jun 22, 2018 9:44:50 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Career Advice, New Job

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The world of travel nursing is robust, detail-driven and moves quickly. And as a result, the paperwork and preparation required for a travel nursing position can seem a bit daunting. But never fear, with a little bit of advance work, organization and punctuality, you can be on your way to your next assignment in no time.

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