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Your palms are sweaty, your mouth is dry. No matter how long you’ve prepared you will feel completely and totally nervous for your interview. Then they ask this common question: “why did you leave your last job?” Even though there is no right or wrong answers you’ll second guess the words you’ve said. How can… Read more »

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It won’t take too long for you to realize you’ve make a big mistake with your last healthcare hire. But why let it take that long at all. There are many places along the interviewing process where you can step back and look out for red flags. One of the most underutilized methods is to… Read more »

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Every expert suggests that you are prepared for your interview with questions of your own to ask. You’ve probably reviewed the website, the job posting, and LinkedIn. You may feel like you already have a good understanding of the organization. So, how do you ask the right questions that demonstrate your interest in the job?… Read more »

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The idea of being a traveling nurse is highly desirable for a variety of reasons. The flexibly, the experience, and seeing new places are all high draws. On the other hand, there are a number of things that a travel nurse needs to consider on the job. Here are five things that you must do… Read more »

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Are you ready to make a hiring decision for your healthcare team? What happens when that employee doesn’t live up to the expectations from the interviewing process? Today’s job market, especially in the healthcare industry, is exceptionally competitive so it can be easy to make a mistake with a new hire. The cost of a… Read more »

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Firing someone is never a pleasant part of any manager’s job. Regardless of how their ineptitude impacted the overall effectiveness of your department, you never want to be the bearer of bad news. On top of the way you treat the departing employee you need to keep in mind the rest of your team. When… Read more »

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The information age is here and has changed every industry, including nursing. As a traveling nurse, computer skills may be just as critical as your experience in patient care. While you’re considering your next move as a travel nurse you should also assess your current IT skills and determine what you can do to improve…. Read more »

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Management can be tough sometimes and nothing is more difficult than having to lay off your trusted employees. It is important that you develop the skills to participate in severance negotiations before you have to have the conversation in real life. Before you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation, here are some of the things… Read more »

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There is countless advice out there when it comes to discussing salary with a potential employer that it is difficult to determine whether or not the advice is good or bad. Salary is a nuanced conversation so it is important to know how to handle it and when. For your next healthcare interview what is the… Read more »

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Managing a team of nurses well is one of the most difficult and satisfying jobs in healthcare. When you are faced with the task of working with a diverse group of individuals and inspiring teamwork and motivation you can make a big impression with the right management styles. Each of your employees will have different… Read more »