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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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Five Steps to Evaluating Your Travel Nursing Job Offer

Jul 24, 2019 2:26:00 PM / by Cheryl Wilhelm posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation

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Let’s face it, trying to figure out what a travel nursing job offer is really worth is confusing. 

There’s just so much to consider. Pay rates, travel stipends, benefits, meal stipends, bonuses, housing…and that’s only the financial end. On top of that, it seems like every agency has a different way of giving you the information, which makes it even harder to compare travel offers from multiple agencies.

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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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How to Evaluate a Travel Nursing Agency

Jun 13, 2018 3:39:02 PM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation, Career Advice, Travel Nursing, Travel Agency

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Finding the perfect travel nursing agency to work with can be a daunting process. Think of it like a game of Tetris—there are a bunch of moving parts that need to fit perfectly together. The nurse, recruiter and agency all need to work in tandem to create a meaningful, productive and worthwhile partnership. To help guide your evaluations, we’ve got several tips to help you find the perfect agency for you and your needs.

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Adventure is Out There: The Top 5 Reasons to Be a Travel Nurse

Jun 8, 2018 9:18:00 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Travel, Nursing, Compensation

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Experience new sights and sounds. Get paid to travel the country and help others. Avoid workplace drama and monotony. Bring home more cash. 

Have we peaked your interest yet? Travel nursing is one of the hottest careers out there. 

High-demand nursing positions are waiting for you in hospitals and medical facilities across the United States. Travel nurses bring their skills, expertise and passion to areas that need it. They often fill permanent staff shortages and meet seasonal needs while working as contractors for assignments generally lasting 13 weeks. 

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