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Rebecca Urtz, account executive at Fortus Travel Healthcare Resources, is listed among the “2013 Recruiters of the Year” by Healthcare Traveler, the primary resource for mobile healthcare professionals.  The publication compiles its annual honor roll based on nominations submitted by healthcare travelers touting successful traveler-recruiter relationships.  One testimonial states: “I could not be happier having… Read more »

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Over our Thanksgiving break we’ve been putting this question out there to all of the nurses and doctors we know: What are you thankful for that helped you get through nursing or medical school?  We’ve received all kinds of answers. Some were very close, and others were on complete opposite ends of the spectrum. So… Read more »

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“As a Travel employee, our company will do everything in our power to fit your individual accommodation needs. Whether it be housing, a rental car, or transportation to and from assignments, Fortus Group Travel is 100% dedicated to making things as simple and stress free as possible. Recruiters are always available to help with any… Read more »

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The market is as competitive as ever for travel nurses. One of the most common questions is: How do you stay ahead of the competition? Many travel nurses want to know what they can do to give themselves the best shot at getting that travel assignment. Assignments can sometimes be few and far between. How… Read more »

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  As a traveler there is a word that you hear constantly:  “Marketability”. Recruiters and hiring authorities love very marketable travelers – since it makes everyone’s (including the traveler!) job easier. Travel recruiters can talk up and down about how “marketable” a traveler is to any client, but what does it all really mean? And how can you, as a… Read more »

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Going on a travel assignment is nerve-wracking enough without adding boredom into the mix. You are put in an area you are not familiar with, with no real connections other than a recruiter – who is not there by your side in a literal sense. Traveling can, at times, be lonely and uneventful. This is why finding… Read more »

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Travel Nursing is a rewarding experience that allows you the opportunity to experience new places and people along the way. If you’re thinking about pursuing travel nursing there are some things that are helpful to know about packing for your time away from home. Below are a few things to keep in mind when you’re… Read more »

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All work and no play can, indeed, make anyone’s workday extremely dull. There is a place for levity and fun in the office, but there is a right way and a wrong way to make it happen. Interjecting the right humor into your communications can keep you happy and motivated. If you want to use… Read more »