What Sets a Staffing Agency Apart

Sets-Staffing-Agency-Apart-Premier-Medical-Blog-Post-ImageI want to start out by asking one simple question: What?

You’re a nurse and you’re probably receiving an overwhelming amount of phone calls, emails, text messages, and inbox messages on social media sites from recruiters in every state. Whether you’re a travel nurse or working locally, I’m sure this is very common if you’re in the healthcare field. If choosing to work agency, what makes you say yes?

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3 Tips on Using Facebook to Find Your Nurse Travel Job

Finding your next travel nurse assignment can be a daunting task especially when you have two weeks left in your current assignment. Although I could never be a nurse – blood kind of freaks me out, I envy nurses that take the opportunity to travel the world. Truly amazing!

Facebook-Search-Tips-Travel-Nurse-Premier-Image-600pxWhen I interview local nurses, I ask them if they would consider travel nursing and most of them fear job security and the unknown. Fear is a reality to all of us. It’s overcoming your fear that makes life worthwhile. Don’t get me wrong, some nurses don’t want to travel; they prefer permanent positions where they can establish a lifestyle around their career. Either way being a nurse is awesome whether you’re a traveler or not.

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Writing an Effective Business Email

Emailing is one of the most universal ways of business communication today. Yet, are the emails we send effective? In my role as a Credentialer for a healthcare staffing firm, I utilize email to gain information needed for our candidate’s employment. This is something that needs to be done not only in a timely manner, but also accurately. How do you go about writing an effective business email?

Learning to write an email effectively gives and gets the information one is looking for is a skill that we all can use. Here are 4 tips that I advise using when emailing with your employer.

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3 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Enjoy the Holidays with Family

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3 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Enjoy the Holidays with Family

It’s the time of year where things are a bit more festive. Christmas lights shine brightly on houses. Stores and Malls are jam packed with shoppers looking for the perfect gifts. Holiday music is playing everywhere from the gas station, to the office at work (like it is right now for me), and the surround sound in your home. Families and Friends gather to eat great food, exchange gifts, make Christmas cookies, and most of all enjoy some quality time together.
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5 Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue

compassion-fatigueCompassion Fatigue is an occupational hazard in the field of healthcare. Taking constant inventory on your personal self-care to promote a healthy, sustainable career in your field of study is more important than ever as responsibilities and workload continue to rise in the industry.  It is seen as a cost of caring, within high care occupations where empathy, caring for others, and compassion are at the occupational core. Those who work in healthcare are aware, to some extent, of the high burnout rates that are go hand-in-hand with the industry.

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10 Ways to have an Exceptional Phone Interview

Many companies have started using phone interviews as a way to pre-screen candidates to fill their job openings. As with any interview, it is extremely important to be prepared. Here are some tips to help you establish yourself as a desirable candidate, make a good impression, and ultimately get you an in-person interview.
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5 Steps in Submission Process for Healthcare Recruiter Positions

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Staffing in the healthcare world is a revolving door of opportunities. Medical positions can be full-time, part-time, per-diem, permanent, ongoing, contract, etc. Landing a job as a healthcare professional may seem simple and finite, and for the most part, it is. However, there is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes that most people don’t realize. That’s where recruiters come in handy. We make your job of finding and securing a position as easy as possible. Let’s look at the step by step process from start to finish of how we do this.
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5 Tips for First Time Travel Nurses

Travel NurseYou’ve booked your first travel nursing assignment and are headed across the country for a new adventure in just a few short weeks. Even though you’ve got several years of nursing experience under your belt, you’re not sure what to expect.

Don’t sweat it! These tips can help you prepare for what’s ahead and give you what you need to have a great assignment once you settle in.
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