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You were a first-time travel nurse once. So, when you see a new travel nurse working their first assignment it can be easy to step in and help them out. And travel nurses do need strong mentors to help them navigate the process and understand they are not alone. But how do you know when… Read more »

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To be an effective healthcare manager, the art of delegation is important. But some managers feel a loss of control when they assign tasks to employees. There is a fine balance when it comes to good management techniques, avoiding micromanagement, and properly delegating tasks to your team. If you want to improve your delegation skills,… Read more »

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A positive attitude will go a long way for someone’s healthcare career. And sometimes, all they need is a positive role model on the job to help them mold their behavior into something that will work for their current job and throughout their lives. How can you make sure your team is positive and engaged… Read more »

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As the clock struck midnight and you raised your glass of bubbly to toast the New Year, you probably made some promises to yourself. Maybe you wanted to lose a few pounds this year. Or maybe you wanted to work on your investment strategies. And in those morning hours when the year is still brand… Read more »

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Travel nurses have a difficult job. Not only do they need to be skilled in their specific job and specialization, but they also need to feel comfortable walking into vastly different environments on a regular basis. It can be hard to feel at home in a job where you are always the outsider. But this… Read more »

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Being stressed at work sometimes feels like it is the general course of the ways things have always been and always will be. And this often feels like the norm in a medical environment. But it doesn’t have to be that way. No matter how much you want to distance yourself from workplace drama, there… Read more »

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It may sound counter-intuitive, but not all nurses subscribe to a healthy lifestyle. In fact, there is a lot about a career in nursing that can increase stress and cause unhealthy lifestyle responses, so it is imperative that employers spend time promoting positive health benefits for their staff. So how do you encourage a healthy… Read more »

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Travel nursing is very attractive to trained professionals who want to take advantage of their situation to travel and see more of the country, or even the world. But when you travel from place to place on assignment it can be difficult to put down roots or feel like you belong. Add to that the… Read more »

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Fortus Group Travel is kicking off 2017 with our Traveler of the Month series. Each month each of the Fortus Recruiters will nominate one of their travelers that they believe has been gone above and beyond in their field. Name: Kathy D Current Position: LPN Current Location: Oriskany, NY Hometown: Ilion, NY Why did you… Read more »

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Regardless of your industry, choosing the right staffing firm is important for the success of your business. Working with a firm that isn’t consistent with your core values or can’t provide the types of assignments that are best suited to you will result in dissatisfaction by both parties. This is especially true when you are… Read more »