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Did you know the average commute time in the U.S. is just under 30 minutes? There and back again, you are spending an hour or more in your car every day. That time can feel unproductive as you rage at traffic or listen to drivetime radio. But what if there was a way you can… Read more »

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While you may want to avoid it, conflict in the workplace is something every manager needs to handle. As a manager, you must be able to deal with conflict among your healthcare employees correctly. Naturally, disagreements happen when two or more people are working closely together, but your job is to manage that conflict. Avoidance… Read more »

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As an HR professional or hiring manager you understand the key to making better hires throughout the year is to have a robust recruiting pipeline. But how do you network with candidates when you don’t have open positions? One key strategy is to work on your referrals throughout the year to keep the candidate pipeline… Read more »

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Company culture is a pretty big buzzword these days. In your healthcare company, hospital, or clinic, how can you create a positive company culture that will attract top talent and keep them happy and engaged on the job? Let’s take a closer look on what makes a great company culture and how you can work… Read more »

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Employee burnout is a major epidemic in the workplace, especially for healthcare employees and hospitals. Is there someone unable to live up to your expectations right now? Especially high performers? Burnout can lead to high turnover, so it’s essential that you can solve the problem before it blows up. What are the signs and what… Read more »

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Even managers have bad days. But here’s the challenge: you can’t let your employees know you’re stuck in a rut or they could follow suit. Negativity is contagious, but so is positivity. If you feel stuck in a rut and don’t want your employees to notice, here are a few things you can do. Follow… Read more »

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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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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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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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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 »