Taking Your Family on Travel Healthcare Assignments: Seven Things to Keep in Mind

You may be thinking about working as a traveling healthcare professional, but are unsure because you are married and have children. While it may entail a little more planning, the good news is that having a family should not prevent […]

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Four Tips to Help You Manage Your Career Effectively

There’s no time like the present to take charge of your career. That’s because the more prepared you are, the better equipped you’ll be when your dream job comes knocking. You can’t predict the future, but you can be ready […]

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How to Stand Out (Positively) While on Assignment

The working world is competitive. In order to get ahead, you must offer something your coworkers do not—or cannot. This may seem like a nebulous goal, but it can be easy when you break it down into a few key […]

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Social Media and Healthcare: Why Discretion Matters

As the use of social media grows more widespread, it becomes more critical than ever to examine where the patient protections guaranteed by HIPAA in 1996 applies. Many healthcare employers block the usage of social media during working hours because […]

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School is Back! Why it is Always Important to Keep Learning.

Do you ever get the back-to-school blues? If you’re recently (or not so recently) out of college, you may find yourself feeling slightly nostalgic when the fall grows closer and you begin to see piles of notebooks, dorm supplies or […]

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(Professional) Ways to Establish Your Personal Brand and Make Your Resume Get Noticed

How does the world perceive you—and is it the same way you perceive yourself? If so, you’ve successfully established your personal brand. A recent buzz phrase, your personal brand relates to the way you market yourself to potential employers and […]

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Didn’t Get the Assignment You Wanted? Here Are a Few Possible Reasons Why

Sometimes there’s a travel assignment that just speaks to you. It appears on your travel staffing service’s website and its description shows that it requires someone with just your skills, just your background – and it’s in a location that’s […]

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Best Smartphone Apps for Day Trips While on Assignment

One of the top reasons anyone decides to work as a traveling healthcare professional is to travel – of course! While you travel the country or the region to your different assignments, you’ll undoubtedly want to explore the area near […]

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Staying Healthy During Peak Illness Season

Traveling healthcare professionals get a double whammy of exposure to illness. First, you’re (usually) working around sick people. Some of them incredibly ill. Second, you’re traveling a ton, riding on planes, trains and automobiles, becoming exposed to all manner of […]

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Being Prepared Can Help You in Any Situation

As Superstorm Sandy showed all too well in late October, emergencies and crises can happen anywhere, at any time (weather experts had Sandy’s track pretty much nailed down just three days before its landfall in New Jersey). How prepared are […]

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