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Best Books for Travel Nurses to Take on the Road

Sep 20, 2018 10:53:59 AM / by Editor posted in Books, Travel Nursing, Travel

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Every travel nurse should have at least one book to take on the road. Reading a great novel or memoir is a great way to pass time while traveling from city to city, or to unwind after a long shift. We know you’re busy changing lives, so we saved you some time searching and put together a list of our top book recommendations for travel nurses.

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New England Fall Getaway Review

Sep 6, 2018 10:39:17 AM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Travel Nursing, Destinations, Travel, Fall

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Fall is a time for apple picking, stepping on crisp leaves and enjoying the dramatic fall foliage. Why not enjoy all of these things in beautiful New England? Whether you’re into horseback riding, pumpkin patches or hiking, we’ve got four great destinations that will make your fall travel nursing season unforgettable.

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The Travel Nursing Path to Your Next Job

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

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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 Finances, New Job, Job Search, Career Advice, Nursing, Travel, Compensation

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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 Blanton posted in Finances, New Job, Travel Nursing, Career Advice, Travel, Nursing, Compensation

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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 Blanton posted in New Job, Career Advice, Nursing, Travel

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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 Blanton posted in Travel Nursing, Compensation, Travel, Nursing, Career Advice, 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 Blanton 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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The Six Hottest Summer Destinations for a Travel Nurse

Jun 6, 2018 3:33:51 PM / by Amanda Blanton posted in Summer, adventure, Travel, Nursing, Destinations, Travel Nursing

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In celebration of summer’s arrival, we have chosen six of our favorite destinations for travel nurses to make a splash this summer. Whether you’re into water activities, wine tastings, garden picnics or air-conditioned museums, we guarantee that one of these six locations will be the perfect place to spend your summer travel assignment.

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How to Maximize Your Travel Experience

May 16, 2018 3:22:00 PM / by Editor posted in Travel Nursing, Travel

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As a nurse, you have a variety of options available to you when deciding where you want to work. While some may choose to go a more conventional route of working in a hospital, rehabilitation center or outpatient facility in the local area, there’s also the more adventurous option of becoming a travel nurse.

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