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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 »

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It isn’t hard to see how you might start feeling guilty when you take time away from your job. Taking holiday, vacation, and other PTO is difficult for a lot of U.S. employees. Guilt can make you unable to be away from the office, worried about what the other medical staff needs to accomplish while… Read more »

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Being a nurse isn’t the end of the line for a career in nursing. There are a variety of ways to advance your career with a background in nursing. If you’re feeling stuck or wondering what the next level is for your career, consider a few things that could help you take your job into… Read more »

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Our world runs on data. There is data driving everything from basic decisions to complex problems. And in the healthcare field, managing data is becoming more important than ever. After a variety of changes to the healthcare marketplace, including the ACA and electronic record keeping, hospitals and doctor’s offices have had to make massive changes… Read more »

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Many people choose travel nursing because of the freedom and flexibility. The idea that you can live in a new place with each assignment is attractive for those who want to experience different cities and living situations. But, when you’re working full time, even the best of intentions can be put on the back burner… Read more »