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Best Practices for Recruiting on BluePipes

Recruiting travel healthcare professionals is a really difficult task. Given the ratio of healthcare professionals to travel healthcare professionals, simply finding a traveler is like finding a needle in a haystack. Once you’ve found them, you still have the difficult task of convincing them you’re the perfect recruiter.

With hundreds of travelers joining BluePipes monthly, we certainly help you find them. But convincing them to work with you is still largely up to you. That said, there are many actions you can take on BluePipes that will improve your results. Let’s take a look at the best practices for recruiting on BluePipes. Read more

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Recruitment Activity Tracking on BluePipes

Healthcare staffing companies need systems for tracking the interaction between recruiters and leads. Tracking interactions is necessary to ensure all leads are contacted at regular intervals. Tracking is also necessary to ensure that recruiters aren’t stepping on each others’ toes during the recruitment process. With that in mind, BluePipes launched a recruitment tracking feature to help companies with Recruitment Subscriptions better manage their recruitment efforts on the website. We’ll review the new recruitment tracking feature in this article. Read more

Travel Nursing Job Market 2017

What You Ought To Know About the Travel Nursing Job Market in 2017

The travel nursing job market was on fire in 2015 and 2016. In fact, it got so hot that we published a list of tips and things to know about hot travel nursing job markets. However, in early 2017 we began to see travel nurses and recruiters discussing a slow down in the travel nursing job market on various social media channels . In this article, we’ll take a look at the current travel nursing job market from several different angles so you can plan accordingly. Read more

Travel Nursing With Family: The Ultimate Guide

On first thought, travel nursing with family can seem like an impossible option. However, during my time as a travel nursing recruiter, I worked with many travel nurses who had families. Each of these travel nurses had a different set of family related circumstances, but each of them was able to find solutions, or rhythms, that worked amazingly well for them and their families.  In this article, we’ll take a deep-dive into the topic of travel nursing with family so those considering this option can approach it with confidence. Read more

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The Nursing Job Search Book Every Nurse Needs

Landing your first job as a newly graduated Registered Nurse can be an arduous and intimidating endeavor. Sadly, the vast majority of nursing schools don’t offer courses specifically designed to prepare their students for the job search process. Instead, the vast majority of job search resources offered by schools as well as those available in the open market are general in nature. Unfortunately, these general resources do not address the unique aspects of nursing job searches and thus leave candidates woefully under-equipped. So in this article, we’ll take a look at a book written specifically for nursing job searches with a focus on landing that first nursing job. Read more

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The Ultimate List of Travel Nursing Agency Ratings

It’s a great idea for travel nurses to review travel nursing agency ratings before deciding which companies to work with. But with so many rating services covering a relatively small industry, it can be difficult to discover the full picture. So in this article, we provide the ultimate shortcut. First, we provide links to 6 rating websites for each travel nursing company where available so you can conveniently check the ratings. Second, we provide the total number of reviews across all 6 platforms along with the average score for each company as of June 13th, 2017. This way, you can get a quick snapshot of how each company performed until that point.  Read more

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How an Introvert Flourished as a Travel Nurse

Brittany, a twenty-something female who loves to explore the country, is also a self-proclaimed introvert who is passionate about travel nursing.

As a California-girl, Brittany looked forward to days off when she could explore west-coast attractions. It wasn’t long before she had visited her top destinations and was ready for more adventure. With a nursing degree and a few years of experience, she decided to try travel nursing. Read more