Archive for February, 2011

Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Maintain Your Fitness Regimen While Traveling

Guest Author: Maria Rainier – Maintain Your Fitness Regimen While Traveling

It’s hard enough to keep up with your fitness plan when you’re at home, but it gets exponentially more difficult when you’re traveling consistently. Unless you make a deliberate effort to get some healthy exercise every day, that important part of your life could slip through the cracks when you’re struggling to adapt to a […]

By February 28, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Jessica Bosari – Traveling Nurses Enjoy Better Pay

Guest Author: Jessica Bosari – Traveling Nurses Enjoy Better Pay

Travel nurses enjoy greater pay in exchange for their willingness to travel. They often work under temporary contracts at various hospitals and facilities in a given geographic location. Some nurses travel all over the country or even to foreign countries. Agencies help travel nurses find work as independent contractors or seasonal employees. Employers know that […]

By February 25, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I ship my stuff and negotiate a rental car?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I ship my stuff and negotiate a rental car?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: David, I need some advice. I am planning a cross country assignment in Alaska, I live in Tennessee. What is the best way to handle negotiating a rental car needed that far away from home?? And how would you ship boxes of things you will need for the 3 months if it is […]

Break out the crystal ball and predict the 83rd Academy Awards.

Break out the crystal ball and predict the 83rd Academy Awards.

You think Jesse Eisenberg has enough friends to vote for him? Does Christian Bale have a fighting chance at an Oscar? Will Natalie Portman take a swan dive and what film will win Best Picture: ‘True Grit’ or ‘Inception’?

By February 21, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Take Time for the Most Important Person You Love… Yourself.

Take Time for the Most Important Person You Love… Yourself.

As a nurse I’m sure you’ve given many a patient direction as to the best way to incorporate exercise in their lives in order to reduce stress and keep a fit body. You talk the talk, but do you walk the walk?

By February 18, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What agencies are well known in the travel world?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What agencies are well known in the travel world?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David! I am so glad I found this website, I was beginning to panic! Ha, lol! I am wondering if you might me able to share what agencies are well known in the travel world; there are so many!! So far my favorites are Aureus, RN Network, Advantage RN, […]

Expert romantic texting tips for travel nurses

Expert romantic texting tips for travel nurses

It’s Valentine’s Day and for travel nurses in love it may be a bitter sweet day. Being away from your spouse or significant other during an assignment can cause some of the romance to dwindle, but that doesn’t have to be the case. I recently had a chance to interview Relationship Coach Michael Fiore, the […]

By February 14, 2011 2 Comments Read More →
The uses of Gowalla for travel nurses

The uses of Gowalla for travel nurses

Imagine, you’ve landed your dream assignment and you are finished with your last shift of the week and after a long nights sleep you are ready to go out and have some fun. You get all dressed up to go out and then it hits you. “I don’t know what to do.” Well don’t worry. […]

By February 11, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Kitty Holman – Overcoming Jet Lag for Travel Nurses

Guest Author: Kitty Holman – Overcoming Jet Lag for Travel Nurses

Let’s face it traveling is exhausting, but it’s something with which travel nurses are very familiar. Traveling, whether by car or by plane, takes a great amount of effort and energy, and at the end of the journey when you arrive at your new assignment location, you could be feeling limp and drained, both physically […]

By February 9, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Love me, love me not… Is it wise to date coworkers?

Love me, love me not… Is it wise to date coworkers?

With Valentine’s Day approaching I thought this topic as timely. Things happen, right? Your head may tell you to not get involved with someone at work, but your heart may be screaming the opposite and I think REO Speedwagon sums it up best, “I can’t fight this feeling any longer…”

By February 7, 2011 0 Comments Read More →