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Are you familiar with chatbots? Even if you don’t realize it, you’ve run into them before. Chatbots are those pop-up conversations that happen in sites you visit when an online representative asks if you have any questions. They can be annoying unless they’re used correctly. And if they are handled in the right way, they… 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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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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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 »

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Finding your next healthcare job can be a daunting task. There are a lot of moving parts from submitting a resume to scheduling an interview. And when you have a bad interview, it’s normal to want to turn tail and run. You either leave feeling angry about the experience or you can chalk it up… Read more »

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Managers hear a lot about work/life balance and company culture today. It’s true, the millennials that are now making up the largest cohort in the workforce are expecting something very different from their employers than their older counterparts ever did. This means that healthcare organizations need to take a step back in order to create… Read more »

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January is often a time we try to improve our health and wellness. But as February approaches, it doesn’t have to be that way. With just a few simple recipes, you can learn skills that take you throughout the new year to change the way you approach meals on the job. Here are just a… Read more »

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Fortus Group Travel is kicking off 2017 with our Traveler of the Month series. Each month each of the Fortus Recruiters will nominate one of their travelers that they believe has been gone above and beyond in their field. Name: Kathy D Current Position: LPN Current Location: Oriskany, NY Hometown: Ilion, NY Why did you… Read more »

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Dave Keenan has joined Fortus Healthcare Resources as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. In this newly-created position, he is responsible for the operations and finance areas of the company and is working with other senior management to spearhead the development, communication and execution of growth strategies for Fortus.   In announcing the appointment, President… Read more »

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Think back to your first day on the job, whether it was yesterday or years ago. You couldn’t wait to get dressed in your scrubs and get to the unit. Your coworkers seemed friendly, helpful and generally awesome. You were nervous but excited and looking forward to all the opportunities ahead. On your way home,… Read more »