As a professional networking service, BluePipes provides employers, including healthcare staffing agencies, with many free services for marketing and engaging with potential candidates. “Company Pages” are one such free feature. Given that BluePipes has over 10,000 members with hundreds joining every month, it’s a definitely worth it to spend some time making your company page look pretty. We’ll cover how to do that in this article. Read more
As a travel nurse, you are always on the go. It is hard to find spare time to relax when you work 13 hour days. Work is demanding and the last thing you want to do when you come home is to stress out about what to eat. Don’t worry though, we have some life hacks that will help free up your time, while also keeping your body healthy. Fueling your body with healthy foods and nutrients will keep you sharp and alert. Here are 7 great recipes that all take less than 25 minutes to prep and can be used as lunches to take to work. Start your Spring fresh and clean! Read more
There are a plethora of decisions when it comes to nursing school—some of them manifest before you even show up to class and many of them come after graduation.
Before you start nursing school, you need to decide which undergraduate pathway will lead you to the take the standardized National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)-RN, and how you will pay for that degree. After graduation though, there’s still time to obtain reimbursement if the decisions you made prior to starting nursing school weren’t the most favorable to your bank account. We’ve outlined how you can obtain scholarships for nursing school before you start, and reimbursement for school related debt while you’re working as a registered nurse. The good thing is that you have plenty of financial support as an RN from private organizations to the government, and beyond. Read more
Travel nurses face a unique set of circumstances when it comes to things like employment conditions and working with travel nursing companies. Therefore, when they want to get the lowdown on such things, they’re best served by relying on feedback from other travel nurses. As a result, a host of websites provide rating and review features dedicated to travel nurses. In this article, we’ll take a look at 6 travel nurse rating websites you should know about. Read more
Every travel nurse will make a choice at one point or another about working with multiple travel nursing companies. Should you stick with just one company or work with several? One of the big pitfalls should you choose to work with multiple companies is the possibility of being submitted by multiple companies for the same travel nursing job. In this article, we’ll discuss all aspects of duplicate submissions for the same travel nursing job so you can approach this issue with confidence. Read more
Travel nursing is pretty complicated, especially when you’re just starting out. There are so many variables involved, from finding the best travel nursing agencies to understanding the pay packages and more. As a result, there are many great websites packed with useful information and powerful features to help you along the way. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the most popular travel nursing websites of 2016 and who owns them. Read more
Recruiting is a cornerstone of the travel nursing industry. It’s also a big part of staffing permanent nursing jobs. However, while both are engaged in recruiting healthcare professionals, they couldn’t be more different. Some of the differences are obvious and some are subtle or even hidden. Either way, all the differences have an impact on travel nurses. So in this article, we’ll take a look at 5 differences between recruiting for permanent staff jobs and recruiting for travel nursing jobs. Read more