The new year is here! For many people, the new year brings resolutions, goal-setting and a fresh start. One great way to kick off 2020 is with a new job.
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.
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.
At GHR Travel Nursing, our motto is “helping you help others.” Not only do we place nurses in great travel assignments with competitive pay, we make sure you’re comfortable, healthy and happy at the same time. If you are not familiar with our variety of benefits, take a look. Our benefits package is just another great reason to work at GHR Travel Nursing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The snow is melting away, flowers are in bloom, and all you need is a light jacket. That’s right, springtime is right around the corner. There is no better time to take a travel nursing assignment than during the beautiful months of spring.