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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 »

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Are you considering relocating for a job? Whether it is a permanent position or a travel nursing job, relocation can be difficult no matter how well you plan the move. Before you jump right in with both feet, there are some things you can do to make the entire transition easier on yourself. If you’re… Read more »

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Is it beginning to look a lot like Christmas? Or maybe the Thanksgiving rush is leaving your office without the right coverage for the holidays. There are so many possible holiday requests throughout December that it can be overwhelming to consider everyone’s needs. Whatever holidays your team celebrates, there are better and worse ways to… Read more »

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You only get one chance to make a first impression. This is as important for your unit as well as the new, incoming nurses. So how can you make a new nurse feel welcome in an already established unit team? Before you take another step, there are just a few simple things you can do… Read more »