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2018 Travel Nursing Interest Trends by State

Travel nursing assignments average 13 weeks and as a result, nurses find themselves searching for their next opportunity every season. There are a few locations that you often think are the most popular - New York, Florida, California - but what does the data say? To determine where...

Travel nursing assignments average 13 weeks and as a result, nurses find themselves searching for their next opportu...

The 7 States With The Worst Nursing Shortages

In 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ released an Employment Projections report for 2014-2024. In the report, they projected a 16% increase in RN jobs from 2014 to 2024. But with that growth, also comes a greater shortage since the number of Americans in need of care also increase...

In 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ released an Employment Projections report for 2014-2024. In the report, t...

The Ultimate Packing List for Your Next (or First!) Travel Nursing Job

Traveling and exploring new locations is one of the biggest perks of travel nursing. You’re probably eager to start your trip and check off your bucket list of places to explore, but before you can do that you have one important task you need to finish: your packing. In the spiri...

Traveling and exploring new locations is one of the biggest perks of travel nursing. You’re probably eager to star...

How Long Does It Take to Get a Nursing License in Each State?

As a travel nurse, the whole country is your oyster in terms of where you can work….with one important caveat. You need to have the right state license. Sometimes getting that new license is easy. And sometimes, it can make or break whether or not you can work your next dream job. ...

As a travel nurse, the whole country is your oyster in terms of where you can work….with one important caveat. You...

5 Tips To Prepare And Nail A Travel Nursing Phone Interview

For many travel nursing jobs, your phone interview is one of the final steps to being hired for the position. It is a key part of proving that you are qualified for the role and it’s also your chance to find out details about the role and negotiate any changes you might want. We ...

For many travel nursing jobs, your phone interview is one of the final steps to being hired for the position. It is ...

2018 Best Fall/Winter Travel Locations for Travel Nurses

It’s almost Labor Day and with it marks the unofficial end of summer (though it may not feel like it in some parts of the country). The colder months will soon be upon us and with that comes new “hot” travel destinations for fall. In the fall, most kids have gone back to scho...

It’s almost Labor Day and with it marks the unofficial end of summer (though it may not feel like it in some parts...

2018 Vs. 2017 Nursing Salaries By State

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing salaries have increased on average 1.3% per year from 2008 to mid-2014 and have seen a steady increase since then. By state, the biggest gains are seen in the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Minnesota and Indiana. How has your state fa...

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing salaries have increased on average 1.3% per year from 2008 to mid-2...

3 Reasons a Nursing Common Application Sets You Up for Success

For travel nursing positions, your success scoring the job is generally directly correlated with how quickly your application can be submitted. On Nomad, nurses are able to apply for any position that interests them and provide almost all of the necessary information to complete their ...

For travel nursing positions, your success scoring the job is generally directly correlated with how quickly your applic...

10 Smartphone Apps Every Nurse Needs

Increasingly we’re living in a mobile world. The Pew Research Center reported that 95% of Americans own a cellphone of some kind - compared to 35% in 2011. With that, the dependency on smartphones has increased. One-in-five American adults rely solely on their smartphone for internet and...

Increasingly we’re living in a mobile world. The Pew Research Center reported that 95% of Americans own a cellphone of...

5 Stages to Becoming a Travel Nurse

Travel nurses are nurses who work temporary assignments around the country throughout the year. These assignments are typically 13 weeks long and are a great way for nurses to gain experience in a variety of locations, facility settings, and different patient populations. There are a nu...

Travel nurses are nurses who work temporary assignments around the country throughout the year. These assignments are ty...

10 Ways Nurses Can Increase Their Salary

The mean salary of an RN in the United States is $74,550/year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While we know that nursing salaries vary greatly by the state a nurse is working in and their specialty, these numbers are by no means a barrier. In fact, nurses are in a unique po...

The mean salary of an RN in the United States is $74,550/year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While we know...

Night Shift Nursing: Tips & Tricks to Survive

Intrigued by the idea of being a night shift nurse, but not sure if you could handle the late-night hours? Or maybe you’ve been assigned to work a night shift and you’re dreading the thought of it? Working a night shift (or shift work) can be uniquely challenging - especially for yo...

Insider Alert 🚨: Brand New Jobs for Nurses!

We've added a bunch of new travel nursing jobs with competitive pay rates across a number of specialties and states. Check them out below! New Nursing Jobs! Click the links to view full job descriptions and apply: Illinois: Nurse Manager for Hospice & Palliative Care - $1908/Wee...

We've added a bunch of new travel nursing jobs with competitive pay rates across a number of specialties and states. ...

Complete List of Average Nursing and Travel Nursing Salaries by State

If you've ever wondered how your salary stacks up to what other nurses are earning, you're not alone. Compensation-related questions are among the most common our Nomad Navigators receive. One thing we've noticed is that nursing salaries vary greatly by the state in which a nurse is wor...

If you've ever wondered how your salary stacks up to what other nurses are earning, you're not alone. Compensation-relat...

10 Nursing Interview Questions and How to Answer

Interviews are a conversation. They should never be a one-sided exchange. It’s a chance for you to see if this medical institution is right for you and for your potential employer to see if you’re a good fit for the facility. Traditionally, interviews were geared at gauging your ski...

Interviews are a conversation. They should never be a one-sided exchange. It’s a chance for you to see if this medical...

How The 2018 Tax Plan Affects Travel Nurses

In a previous blog post, we discussed tax tips that travel nurses need when filing their taxes for 2017. Don’t forget - today, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 is tax day! Make sure you’ve taken the time to file your income tax details. In this article, we want to answer some commonly asked ...

In a previous blog post, we discussed tax tips that travel nurses need when filing their taxes for 2017. Don’t forget ...

Tax Tips for Financially Savvy Travel Nurses

Ah taxes. That time-consuming chore you have to start thinking about every year as the cold recedes and the pollen starts springing from the trees. Allergies and taxes? What a great combination. This year, tax day is on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. That’s the deadline the IRS has set for ...

Ah taxes. That time-consuming chore you have to start thinking about every year as the cold recedes and the pollen start...

Nurse Resumes: Free Templates & Best Practices

From searching for nursing jobs online, to video interviewing with employers, there’s no question that digitization has revolutionized the ways you can search for nursing opportunities - and how medical employers can look for, well, you! But even in this high-speed, recruiter-free wor...

From searching for nursing jobs online, to video interviewing with employers, there’s no question that digitization ha...

Nursing Personal Statements: Insider Tips & Examples

By analyzing the applications of the most successful nurses on Nomad, one of the most important key insights that we've learned is: Nurses who have well-written personal statements tend to get the most engagement from employers. We also found that nurses with the most comprehensive perso...

By analyzing the applications of the most successful nurses on Nomad, one of the most important key insights that we've ...

Travel Nurses’ Guide to Choosing the Best Hospital

When choosing where you want to work as a travel nurse, there’s a number of different medical facility options to consider. From hospitals, to private practices, to community educational groups, each option has its advantages and disadvantages. When it comes down to it, it depends on you...

When choosing where you want to work as a travel nurse, there’s a number of different medical facility options to cons...