Archive for March, 2011

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I have to re-register my car for each new state I work in?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I have to re-register my car for each new state I work in?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am sure you have answered this question somewhere along the line but I am having a hard time finding an answer! I recently shipped my car from New Jersey to Seattle for an assignment. What is the deal with having to switch over your car’s registration/license, etc if you’re […]

Guest Author: Elias Cortez – Netbooks for travel nursing; Stay connected on the go

Guest Author: Elias Cortez – Netbooks for travel nursing; Stay connected on the go

Travel nursing is one tough job, which surely has its perks and is quite adventurous. However, shifting base in regular intervals seems quite inconvenient, especially, when you are a traveling nurse. Travel nurses need to move from one location to another constantly. They cannot settle at one place for a long time and thus, they […]

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 9)

Travel Nurse Housing – The “Real” costs and steps to set up temporary housing (Part 9)

Ok, so I have been talking for a number of weeks now about the real costs of setting up a temporary furnished apartment on your own. I have been outlining this process in painstaking detail and I hope that so far those of you in the market for furnished apartments or housing see the value […]

By March 28, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing can be tasty when you try regional foods

Travel nursing can be tasty when you try regional foods

One of the best parts about travel nursing is the chance to try new regional foods that aren’t part of your normal diet. Tasting local specialties is a great way to not only expand your pallette, but also your awareness of and connectedness to the places you are staying. When you take a chance and try some tasty new foods, you […]

By March 25, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Guest Author: Alexis Bonari – 10 Easy Beauty Tips for Travel Nurses on the Go

Guest Author: Alexis Bonari – 10 Easy Beauty Tips for Travel Nurses on the Go

If you’re a woman on a road trip or you’re about to hop onto a plane, don’t forget to pamper yourself with the perfect products to make your travel beauty regimen quick and easy. You might be traveling for work, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look great while you do it. Give yourself the […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I find the best travel nursing companies to work for?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I find the best travel nursing companies to work for?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: A friend and I are looking to begin travel nursing. We each have 2 years of experience and are looking for the best companies to work with. Money is not the most important thing, but just the idea that they will be there for us and care, and housing is […]

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #24: Arriving at your housing

Travel Nursing Checklist Item #24: Arriving at your housing

Now that you have arrived at your housing you may find yourself in a hurry to move in and go explore your new city and get ready for your assignment.  But first there are a few things you need to take care of. If you are working with a good travel nursing company, you should have […]

By March 18, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I become a travel nurse in Australia?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I become a travel nurse in Australia?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi, I would appreciate some advice on how to begin to find a nursing job in Australia. I am planning on working for approximately 6 months in the New South Wales state. I have applied for my travel- working visa and will shortly apply for my nursing registration. I almost […]

What your dreams about work are trying to tell you.

What your dreams about work are trying to tell you.

Have you seen the movie ‘Inception?‘ It’s a wonderfully imagined film and one that stretches reality beyond anything I’ve ever seen before. I enjoyed the film when it first came out and I still find myself thinking about it today. Was the whole thing a dream? Was Leonardo DiCaprio’s character “Cobb” stuck in his own […]

By March 14, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing FAQ: How do I become a travel nurse?

Travel Nursing FAQ: How do I become a travel nurse?

The overall process of becoming a travel nurse is actually a basic series of steps, however each step is fairly involved and you need to be prepared for it. Luckily you can learn more about each step of the overall process by reading our Travel Nursing Career Checklist. At its basic though becoming a travel nurse is a pretty straight-forward […]

By March 11, 2011 0 Comments Read More →