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Have you considered working with contract nurses for your facility, hospital, or clinic? Maybe you’ve been concerned about partnering with a staffing agency because you’re worried about the quality of new hires. But there are many great reasons to work with a staffing partner and contract nurses. In fact, there are several signs that might… Read more »

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Are you a recent graduate or about to graduate with your nursing degree? What are your career plans moving forward? Have you considered a career as a travel nurse? Travel nurses typically work several week or month assignments in different locations around the country and sometimes the world. Hospitals look for both specialists and general… Read more »

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Negativity is far too pervasive in our workplaces and even society at large. Employees who feel burned out in their healthcare careers may find themselves brooding, angry and frustrated even at the smallest things. But saying just two words to your team can help break them out of the funk and improve their attitude and… Read more »

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It sounds like a good idea. You’re working overnight and you need just a little boost to get you through your shift. Energy drinks are sold everywhere and they can just give you the lift you need. But energy drinks are full of sugar and caffeine and aren’t the healthiest choice to help you stay awake through… Read more »

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Maybe not everyone, but most people are connected through Facebook today. Social media is making an already–small world even smaller. Did you know you can keep your entire team of travel nurses in touch with one another by creating a Facebook group to facilitate connection? How does this help build community? There are a lot of ways,… Read more »

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When you purposefully uproot your life, it can be difficult to stay organized. This is an adventure that was important for you to take, but at the same time you’ve got concerns about keeping up with everything. You have to learn new processes at work every time you change positions or locations. Here are five tips to help you stay organized on… Read more »

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Healthcare jobs, especially nursing, can be demanding. Standing, walking or running happen a lot on the job. This can be stressful, both physically and mentally. This kind of workplace stress can lead to unhealthy behaviors which can be magnified for those in travel nursing jobs as they may feel like a fish out of water. How can… Read more »

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Medical professionals who decide to take on travel nursing often do it so they can experience life in other places. But what considerations do you need to make when taking a travel nursing job? For example, do travel nurses pay for their own housing? Before you apply for a travel nursing position, here are some… Read more »

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In today’s connected world where candidates are often looking for jobs in new cities, it isn’t feasible for you to meet every possible candidate. There may be some amazing talent currently living in another city or state who would be perfect for your workplace. What are the best ways to interview remote candidates? The good… Read more »

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Being a nurse can be stressful at times. Stress can negatively impact the work you do and your own physical and mental health. Did you know just a few minutes of meditation can be enough to help you manage your stress levels on the job? Here are five simple meditation exercises you can do at… Read more »