Pre-Requisites to Becoming a Travel Nurse May 10, 2019

Pre-Requisites to Becoming a Travel Nurse

The travel nursing career offers many appeals, such as the opportunity to visit a wide variety of places, competitive pay, and flexibility in your career.

Furthermore, travel nursing grants you the chance to expand your skill set as well as going out of your comfort zone.

But what are the steps you have to take to become a travel nurse?

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How to Hire Nurses in a Hiring Shortage April 15, 2019

How to Hire Nurses in a Hiring Shortage

Hiring new nurses during a nursing shortage can feel like an impossible task.

On top of facing obstacles such as nurse burnout and low nurse to patient ratios, hospitals and facilities also have difficulties dealing with pay, supervisor/nurse relationships, and trouble retaining millennials.

These problems aside, the demand for skilled nurses remains as significant as ever.

It’s the responsibility of organizations like you to establish successful strategies for nurse recruitment and to retain your nurses after they’ve been hired.

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Common Challenges for Nurse Recruiters in 2019

Common Challenges for Nurse Recruiters in 2019

In recent years, it has been harder and harder for institutions to find a ready supply of nurses.

Within the healthcare industry, nurses are incredibly crucial not only for patient care, but for administration, management, and training as well.

Difficulties with hiring nurses, therefore, could lead to considerable problems in any hospital. Below are several important reasons for the challenges in hiring nurses in 2019.

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Ten Ways Earn More as a Travel Nurse April 12, 2019

Ten Ways Earn More as a Travel Nurse

Often, people are attracted to travel nursing due to the promise of a large paycheck.

However, there are tricks to make even more cash in this career.

Depending on a variety of conditions, your yearly earnings could total to be more than 100k. Below are ten quick tips to earn as much as possible as a travel nurse.

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Top Hospitals for Nurses in the U.S. April 11, 2019

Top Hospitals for Nurses in the U.S.

While all hospitals desperately need nurses as a crucial part of their patient care team, nurses have more options in terms of careers.

Instead of hospitals, they can find jobs assisting physicians, practicing home care, and even teaching at institutions.

With more and more hospitals hungering for nurses, it is important to examine what exactly attracts nurses to hospitals.

The answer, however, is quite simple. Flourishing hospitals show nurses that they value them, and offer great benefits, support teams, and amazing work environments. Below is a list of five of the best hospitals for nursing in the United States.

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6 Trends Impacting Healthcare Recruiting April 10, 2019

6 Trends Impacting Healthcare Recruiting

What changes in healthcare recruitment can you expect in the next year?

Technology and innovative strategies have transformed every facet of recruiting. Healthcare is an industry seeing the most change.

One of the trends immediately affecting healthcare recruiting in 2019 is the shortage of talent, a problem that only continues to grow as the gap between available healthcare jobs and qualified candidates expands. Over 90% of hospital executives state that the healthcare talent shortage is of top priority.

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The Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing April 9, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing

Travel nursing is a growing career featuring many pros and cons.

In today’s world, the demand for travel nurses is increasing exponentially.

However, is traveling over the country truly worth it? Here are a few amazing benefits (and some setbacks) of becoming a travel nurse in our list!

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Top 10 U.S. Cities for Travel Nursing April 8, 2019

Top 10 U.S. Cities for Travel Nursing

Considering the big switch to a travel nursing career?

Without trying to sound too biased, it’s not a bad idea. Travel nursing opens a world of opportunity to explore the best cities in the nation, with some of the most wonderful national treasures as your temporary backyard.

So if you do decide to start traveling, the next question always follows – Where should I go? Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered. Check out the Top 10 U.S. Cities for Travel Nursing, rated based on salary averages, estimated demand, and overall coolness. Continue reading “Top 10 U.S. Cities for Travel Nursing”


7 Tips To Earn More As A Travel Nurse December 7, 2018

7 Tips To Earn More As A Travel Nurse

Considering the travel nurse life? What’s not to love about it!?

Hopping from hospital to hospital, traveling from city to city, state to state, sea to shining sea? Live for the adventure in life? You came to the right place. Here at Skillgigs, Think Freedom is part of the entire gig-finding experience. If anything’s stopping you, it probably comes down to one thing: the money.

As our first article geared specifically to the interests of our healthcare professionals, we thought we’d answer one of your most popular questions: What can I do to earn more as a travel nurse? Whether you’re new to the idea of travel nursing, or you’ve been seeking placement through Skillgigs for years, learning how to make the most out of your travel nurse career can lead to better gigs, longevity, and (best of all) higher pay. Your skills are highly sought-after, and hospitals nationwide are competing every day for talent just like you. So what exactly can you control when it comes to your salary? We have a few ideas.

Here are 7 of our top tips to earn more as a travel nurse. 

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