Posts Tagged "travel nurses"

Transparency: What It Means & Why It Matters

I see the term “transparency” thrown around a lot these days on social media when it comes to healthcare staffing companies and their travel nurses or travel healthcare professionals.  So let’s talk about it.   The Merriam-Webster definition of transparency…

Facebook Recruiting-Friend or Foe

I have mixed emotions about Facebook recruiting for travel nursing.  After joining several groups out there, I find myself rapidly unsubscribing from notifications or unfollowing altogether.  There are still a few that do offer very valuable information to both the…

Maintaining a Mental State of Success in Recruiting

Chris Madrigal

Whether its your first couple days on the floor or a seasoned recruiter…it’s not more than a few experiences, perceived let downs and then all of a sudden the dreaded sense of failure, frustrations and doubt begin to creep into…

Explaining Nurse Pay Packages-Have You Had the “Bucket” Talk?

How many times have you seen or heard about all the pay packages that your competitors offer?  How your pay package doesn’t have this or that?  Do you feel like a salesman when you have to try and find a…

Painting a New Picture:A Strategy for Developing Your Candidate’s Plan B

In today’s Healthcare Staffing Industry, it is easy for recruiters to be order-takers.  By order-takers, we are referring to those that talk with their potential candidates about money and location and stop there in the recruitment process.  With the access…

What, Not Yes

I like to read. Always have. It’s a way for me to turn off all the other noise and focus. Plus, I believe if you aren’t learning you aren’t growing. And I never want to be in that position. LinkedIn…

Goals-Setting Them and Hitting Them

How many of you in Healthcare Staffing have weekly or monthly goals you are expected to hit?  My guess is every one of you.  Part of being a recruiter or client manager in our industry is taking an active role…

Slump Busting Strategies for Recruiters

Every single one of us in Healthcare Staffing, whether it be recruiter or account manager has suffered at the hands of a slump or rut.  If you haven’t, you haven’t been doing the job long enough.  Sometimes it can get…

The Real Value of a Recruiter: Musings of a Recruiter-Gone-Traveler

Charity Crawford

I left my recruiting job of over 8 years a few months ago to become an unemployed a full-time world traveler. I enjoyed my job as a recruiter and I like to think I was pretty decent at it. I…

Don’t Be a Sore Loser – The Importance of Encouraging Your Traveler to Travel, Even When It’s Not With You

The travel nursing industry is gigantic. There are literally thousands of agencies varying in size, style, specialty/niche and more. Recruiters are faced with the daily challenges of finding skillful, available, reliable, awesome nurses. And then matching them to open orders with…