Travel Nursing Blog

Everything you need to know about travel nursing including finding travel nursing companies, negotiating pay, taxes, travel nursing jobs, and more.

TRS Healthcare at Travelers Conference

Why TRS Healthcare Supports the Travelers Conference

In the travel healthcare industry, the Travelers Conference has been a momentum generating machine for years and TRS Healthcare has been proud to be a part of it.  If you were to ask us why though, the answer might not be what you’d expect.  It’s not about the networking, the leads, the education or the parties.  Not even close.  It all has to do with our origins and how the woman behind TRS set the standard for taking care of her staff, healthcare travelers and in-house team alike. Read more

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The Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing

It’s important to know the pros and cons of travel nursing before making the leap into this challenging yet rewarding career. As a result, you’ll find tons of articles on the topic. The pros are well publicized. However, some of the most commonly cited pros are specious. Moreover, many of the most important cons remain unpublished. In this article, we’ll provide a comprehensive overview of the pros and cons of travel nursing so you can approach this career choice with confidence. Read more

Travel Nursing Podcast

TTATN 37: Travel Nursing Guaranteed Hours

Hey everyone. Welcome to The Truth About Travel Nursing Podcast. My name Is Kyle Schmidt and I’m your host. Thank you so much for joining me for episode 37 of the podcast!

In this episode, we’re going to take a detailed look at Guaranteed Hours in travel nursing. Now, I know what you’re thinking. How we could we possibly spend an entire episode discussing guaranteed hours. I mean, it’s cut and dry. The hours are guaranteed! [Please note that this is a transcript of a podcast episode. As such, grammar and spelling are not optimized for written content.] 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 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

Travel Nurse Introvert

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