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Ten Phone Interview Tips for Nurses
Is the idea of doing a phone interview stressing you out? That is understandable because it probably feels like you must put on a show. Instead of looking at it as a job interview, consider it a meet and greet that allows you and the interviewer to get to know one another. Not all jobs are a good fit, just like not all travel nurses are right for each assignment.
July 23, 2015
Top 5 Cities for Nurses to Thrive
Is job availability one of the key reasons you chose nursing as a career? The nationwide nurse shortage offers many opportunities for travel nurses who want to see different areas. Some cities stand out for job assignments not just because they have more work available, but also for things like culture or climate. Consider these top cities for nurses to thrive. 1.
July 21, 2015
Top 5 Transportation Apps for Traveling Nurses
How do travel nurses facilitate all their travel? As a nurse new to your assignment city, it's important to figure out ways to get around once you’re there. For example, how do you get to work? Is there a bus or subway system? Do you need to rent a car? Here are some cool transportation apps perfect for traveling nurses. 1.
July 16, 2015
Tips for Smoking Cessation
As a healthcare provider, it can be tricky to manage health vices. However, one in five deaths in the U.S. is caused by cigarette smoking. With frightening statistics like that, smoking is a vice that is best left in your past. Not only does smoking affect you, but it can affect those around you via secondhand smoke.
July 13, 2015
And the Fastest Growing Nurse Employer is...
The field of healthcare is expanding rapidly, and nursing is one of the professions that is experiencing the highest level of growth. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment of registered nurses is expected to increase by 19 percent from 2012 to 2022.
July 9, 2015
Should Nurses be on LinkedIn?
LinkedIn is a popular social media platform used by a number of professionals all around the world, but is it right for nurses? We think LinkedIn can be a valuable asset for professionals in the nursing industry, as long as it is used properly. LinkedIn Basics You can create a standard account on LinkedIn for free.
July 7, 2015
How Travel Nurses Inspire Patients Every Single Day
It's no secret that travel nursing is a demanding profession that requires a special type of nursing professional. In order to be successful, travel nurses need to be intrinsically-motivated, compassionate, flexible and dedicated to their careers. However, in return for the work they put in, travel nurses are able to witness the profound effect they have on patients' lives each day.
July 2, 2015
8 Spanish Phrases Every Nurse Should Know
When you are working as a nurse, you will encounter patients from a number of different backgrounds. In some cases, your patients may even speak a different language. Although your patients may speak virtually any language other than English, one of the most common languages spoken in the United States is Spanish.
June 30, 2015