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What a Nursing Recruiter Looks for in Candidates

Jul 8, 2020 2:54:00 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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How to Maintain Your Travel Nursing Resume

Feb 26, 2020 10:05:42 AM / by Editor posted in Career Advice, Resume

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As a travel nurse, it is important to maintain your resume. Keeping your resume up-to-date with new skills, your latest assignments and new credentials are essential for career growth. Here are tips to help you stay on top of your resume.

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Homesick as a Travel Nurse? Here’s What to Do.

Jan 15, 2020 2:39:12 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Travel, Career Advice, Travel Nursing

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As a travel nurse, you are undoubtedly aware of the many perks that your career provides, not to mention the excitement and adventure that comes along with it. However, there are times when you may feel a bit homesick. This feeling is not uncommon, especially if it is your first assignment or if you have not traveled in some time.

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Tips for Making the Most of the Holidays as a Travel Nurse

Nov 20, 2019 4:16:48 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Holiday

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The holidays are a great time to spend with family and friends. But, since healthcare doesn’t take a break, nurses are always needed during these festive weeks. There is a good chance you will be working through the holidays in a new city. Check out our tips for making this holiday season the most exciting and rewarding yet—no matter how far from home you are.

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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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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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