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“You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin The joys of summer are upon us. While we all have our favorite sights, sounds and smells of the season, it’s also a reminder that 2014 has reached its halfway point.  Time flies. Let’s roll back the calendar six months or so. Did you make… Read more »

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Western Governors University (WGU) and CareerBuilder recently introduced a new guide designed to help nurses—and those aspiring to be one—excel in their jobs and meet their career goals. The articles in the free PDF guide give you insights on the pulse of the medical industry and today’s hottest healthcare jobs. Here’s an excerpt from  “The Surprising… Read more »

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Most workers don’t want to remain in the same type of position for the duration of their careers. What steps should you be taking to continue the forward, and upward, momentum of your career? Here are a few tips for moving up the ladder. Create a clear career path. Before you do anything else it… Read more »

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From the American Nurses Association Career Center: Whether you’re looking for your first nursing job or are well established in your career, it’s important to know the basics elements of a successful nursing job search. The first step is being proactive about your career by always staying on the lookout for new experiences and better opportunities,… Read more »

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  In observance of National Nurses Week, we’re taking a look at what our team of experts at Fortus Healthcare Resources has had to say about the employment prospects for new and seasoned nurses as well as pieces for advice for landing that dream job. Here’s a sample of what we’ve been saying. Healthcare travelers… Read more »

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  In recognition of National Nurses Week, Time Warner Cable News explored the employment outlook for the profession. “Employers have not been able to find enough nurses to fill their jobs for years. It’s been a problems from coast to coast. As National Nursing Week recognizes their hard work, many are trying to break into… Read more »

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As you pursue a career in nursing, or another healthcare related field, what has been your experience with mentors? If you haven’t been working with a mentor, you may be missing out on a fantastic resource for knowledge and advice. As you continue on your career path, begin to think about other medical professionals who… Read more »

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Recruiters can help you connect with the opportunity of your dreams. In a recent post, MonsterWorking.com  provides advice for getting noticed by recruiters. The writer spoke with Andy Barberio, senior account executive in our Perioperative and ASC Division for some insight. Barberio notes that tenure and a positive personality are marketable traits. Here’s an excerpt: Highlight… Read more »

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Before travel nurses begin their first assignment, they should always do their research. There are many different travel companies throughout this industry, and each and every one of them has something different to offer.  Throughout the last few weeks, Fortus has had an onslaught of nurses turning to Fortus recruiters for assignments. While we may… Read more »

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Yahoo! Education identifies which degrees you may want to avoid, and which have brighter prospects. Nursing is listed as Hot Degree # 1 and they contacted Fortus Healthcare Resources for an outlook. From the article: “The demand for RNs continues to grow, primarily due to a growing and aging population,” says Jeremy Enck, vice president… Read more »