Tag: Companies and Recruiters

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can companies keep Travelers happy?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can companies keep Travelers happy?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David! After reading multiple blog posts of yours, I have a few questions pertaining to recruiters and staffing companies. I work at a smaller, fairly new staffing company and I wanted to inquire about how we can retain our nurses and make them feel valued. In your view, how […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is the best Travel Nursing company for my specialty?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is the best Travel Nursing company for my specialty?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am a PACU nurse with 28 years of experience and I’m about to try Travel Nursing! I’d like to go to Phoenix, Arizona for the winter and wonder if you know what is the best Travel Nursing company for my specialty? I’ve literally spent all day looking […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do staffing companies offer insurance to spouses too?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do staffing companies offer insurance to spouses too?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello! My question is, do staffing companies offer insurance to spouses too? My partner and I are potentially interested in Travel Nursing — he is an ICU RN and I am an RD. I’ve found information about many Travel Nurse staffing agencies offering insurance for the RN, but is it […]

Inspiring Travel Nurse Photo Alert!

Inspiring Travel Nurse Photo Alert!

One excellent perk of Travel Nursing is all of the AH-MAY-ZING photo ops and pictures you get to take along the way! In that spirit, Medical Solutions recently hosted a Share Your Snapshot Photo Contest. Submissions included a lot of stunners, but in the end it came down to eight victors in four categories — […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do travel companies help you learn new specialties?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do travel companies help you learn new specialties?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Thanks for sharing all this information — it’s a lot to take in! I am wondering how to become more specialized. I’m a pediatric RN med-surg wanting to do more traveling now that I am an empty nester. So, since ICU is a hot specialty, how can I […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work in Travel Nursing while doing a DNP online program?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work in Travel Nursing while doing a DNP online program?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I am currently a licensed RN working towards my BSN. As soon as I am able to travel, I would like to begin an online DNP program while Travel Nursing. I’ve searched high and low, and I cannot find any information out there from any nurses who have tackled […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does taking company housing affect my pay?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does taking company housing affect my pay?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi, I’m looking to try Travel Nursing for the first time. Can you tell me: How does taking company housing affect my pay? If I have the agency set housing up for me does it reduce my weekly pay? Also, I will be bringing my family (husband and two young […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you know which Travel Nursing company to work with?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you know which Travel Nursing company to work with?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I have three years’ nursing experience and I really want to travel — but I don’t have a clue about anything! There are so many companies out there and I don’t know any Travel Nurses. How do you know which Travel Nursing company to work with? I don’t want […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and  per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem? Do you take the company-provided housing from your company? Also, who’s your favorite agency and why? Thanks on all counts! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Your question is really hard to address from a […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is the best company for strikes?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is the best company for strikes?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What is the best company for strikes? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I suppose the best answer to your question on which strike company to travel with, would be the one that pays the most. Please don’t take me to be flippant in my response, it’s just that one trustworthy […]