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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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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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Often, we are asked the cost of our services for job seekers. Fortunately, the answer to the question: “how much does it cost?” is “nothing.” However, it is helpful to understand how staffing agencies work before you apply for our open healthcare positions. Here is a look into the way Fortus Healthcare Resources works for you from… Read more »

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“So often we get complacent and confined in what seems to be our comfort zone. However, we are not content, and we know there is more for us. It is not just about an increase in pay or better hours. It’s about growth, and opportunities to be more than what you are allowed to be… 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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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 »

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Nurses wear a lot of hats. They are responsible for not only the care of their patients but a number of behind-the-scenes functions as well. While nursing can be rewarding, it can also be challenging, and those who dedicate their lives to it understand the bittersweet feelings surrounding their chosen career. Does our culture take… Read more »