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Nurses Week 2017

Nurses Week 2017Nurses Week is finally here! In the past we’ve given away gift cards for scrubs and goodie bags, but this year we decided to do something a little different. This year we decided to honor as many nurses as possible, so we felt the best way to do that was to make a […]

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Welcome Indiana To Advanced

Welcome Indiana To AdvancedWe’re so excited to welcome our new Indiana office (formerly IPI Travel) to the Advanced family! We’re thrilled to be working with the Indiana team as they exemplify all the best qualities you look for as a travel nurse. They emphasize communication, transparency, and truly value building relationships with their travelers.  If […]

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Why Stretching is Important for Nurses

Why Stretching is Important for NursesStretching for nurses is just as important as it is for athletes. Nurses and athletes both rely on their bodies to perform physically stressful tasks. This is just one of the many reasons why a nurse needs stretching to survive a hard day’s work. As a nurse, you’ve probably experienced […]

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Best Resume Example for RNs

Best Resume Example for RNsStart Your Next Step with Confidence Whether you’re looking for a new RN job or considering taking your education to the next level, you will need a resume. A resume is the golden ticket to opening a door of opportunity. It is your chance to set yourself apart as passionate and […]

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Specialities for Nurses: How to Choose and Become Certified

Specialities for Nurses: How to Choose and Become CertifiedMaybe you’re just thinking about going to school to be come a nurse? Or maybe you’re a new grad? Either way you’ve probably heard or thought about specializing as an RN. Concentrating on a specific area of nursing can help you grow your career! There are a lot specialities out […]

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5 Scrub Trends For 2017

5 Scrub Trends For 2017Keeping up with trends can be frustrating when you wear scrubs 90% of the time. Not to worry, we’ve got a few ways to incorporate them into your #scrublife. We’ve also teamed up with Lydia’s Uniforms to hook you up with an awesome promo code. You can use OFF20NURSE to get […]

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2017 Happiest Places for Travel Nurses

2017 Happiest Places for Travel NursesFinding Your Happy Place in 2017 Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in one of the happiest cities in America? Travel nurses have the unique ability to move to whatever state they want. If they don’t like it there, they can always travel somewhere new in 13 […]

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Traveler of The Month: Sarah Cook

Traveler of The Month: Sarah Cook This month we’re getting to know an awesome nurse that has been enjoying the travel lifestyle for the last few years. Meet Sarah Cook! Sarah was nominated by her recruiter Sean who only had amazing things to say about her. We love that Sarah has been able to enjoy […]

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Best Services and Apps for Busy Travel Nurses

Best Services and Apps for Busy Travel NursesAs a travel nurse, we know how busy you are and understand your hectic lifestyle. Constantly being on the go can make accomplishing everyday errands difficult. Below are a few fast, online solutions to make grocery shopping, laundry, and general errands take less of your time. Hint: It’s […]

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NEW: Advanced Travel Nursing Housing Hub

NEW: Advanced Travel Nursing Housing HubAs a travel nurse, housing is just one aspect of the lifestyle that can be challenging. Should you find your own housing? Should you stay in corporate housing? What’s corporate housing? Will your recruiter help? These are all questions first-time nurses have about housing. We’ve created a housing hub for all […]

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How To Become An RN

How To Become An RNBeing a nurse is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers available. If you’ve ever been curious about what it takes to become an RN, then no to worry, we go over all the steps in our comprehensive guides. We understand that the road to your dream nursing career isn’t […]

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How Much Do Registered Nurses Make?

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make?On average Registered nurses make around $67,000 a year, but there are many factors that can affect this amount. In fact, depending on what state you work in, years of experience, specialization, you can earn considerably more (or less). Another part to take in account is whether the job is a […]

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Travelers Of The Month: Jodi & Heather

Travelers Of The Month: Jodi & HeatherThis month we’re showcasing not one, but two amazing nurses! Meet Jodi Knowles and Heather Renken! Jodi (on the left) is an OR nurse that started traveling with us almost a year ago. Her recruiter, Paul, placed her on her first assignment in Rapid City, SD. During her time […]

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Celebrate Mardi Gras With Nursing Jobs In New Orleans

Celebrate Mardi Gras With Nursing Jobs In New OrleansIt’s Mardi Gras! Get your party on with your next nursing assignment in New Orleans, Louisiana. Eat some king cake and crawfish while enjoying some of the best nightlife around. New Orleans has a beautiful blend of cultures and wears its history proudly on its sleeves. Even […]

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Scholarship Guide for Registered Nurses

Scholarship Guide for Registered NursesA Guide to Help Nurses Get Funding  Nurses are the heart of healthcare in our country. The critical role that they play cannot be dismissed and should truly receive more recognition and appreciation than it does. Thankfully, federal and state governments, and many private organizations, foundations, and professional associations understand and […]

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Advanced Wins Best Of Staffing For 2017

Advanced Wins Best Of Staffing For 2017We are thrilled to share that Advanced has won the Best Talent Staffing Service Award for 2017! This award is given to less than 2% of all staffing companies in the US and Canada. We believe it’s due to the emphasis in excellent service for our travel nurses and […]

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How to Avoid Burnout as a Travel Nurse

How to Avoid Burnout as a Travel NurseWe often hear about burnout in the registered nurse and other healthcare workers. You probably didn’t hear much about it in college but maybe you’ve heard more about it since joining the travel nursing industry. Healthcare providers in particular suffer from higher rates of burnout due to many […]

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Traveler Of The Month: Cheryl Dulaney

Traveler Of The Month: Cheryl DulaneyWith the first month of 2017 over, let’s keep things moving with our Featured Traveler for February. Meet Cheryl Dulaney! Cheryl is a surgical technician currently on assignment in beautiful Alaska. She has a passion for the surgical field and nursing runs in her family. We’re grateful to have her on […]

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What To Know If You’re Doing Taxes As A Travel Nurse

What To Know If You’re Doing Taxes As A Travel NurseNothing makes you feel more like an adult than filing taxes every year. Like being an adult, it can make you feel overwhelmed and uncertain. Are you doing your taxes correctly, are you missing something? Here are few details every travel nurse should know when doing their […]

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Travel Nurse Of The Month: Lisa Neumann

Travel Nurse Of The Month: Lisa NeumannWe have an amazing travel nurse to showcase in January. Meet Lisa Neumann! While she had mostly worked in the restaurant business, in her late thirties decided she wanted change and found a passion for nursing. After graduating in her early forties, she’s taken advantage of all the excitement […]

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Getting Great Sleep as Travel Nurse On Assignment Every 13 Weeks

Getting Great Sleep as Travel Nurse On Assignment Every 13 WeeksSleep is really important. Maybe you could pull some all nighters when you were in nursing school, but getting consistent zzz’s is pretty much the foundation for all around health and happiness. We get it, sometimes it’s hard to hit the hay when you’re on […]

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What does it mean to be a Travel Nurse?

What does it mean to be a Travel Nurse?What types of reactions do you get when you tell people that you are a Travel Nurse? “A travel what?” “What do you mean, you jump from hospital to hospital?” Or maybe it’s another reaction: That’s awesome, I’ve seen your Instagrams. But how do you even do […]

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Top 5 Places To Instagram Cacti — Travel Nursing Jobs in Arizona

Top 5 Places To Instagram Cacti — Travel Nursing Jobs in ArizonaArizona is known for its deserts, cacti, and plenty of natural beauty. If you’re a registered nurse or surgical tech on assignment in Arizona — here are 5 Instagram worthy spots to check out while you’re there. McDowell Mountain Regional Park Located in Maricopa County, […]

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December’s Travel Nurse of The Month: Dave Martens

December’s Travel Nurse of The Month: Dave MartensThe December Travel Nurse of the Month is Dave Martens! Dave was nominated by his recruiter Glory Garcia who raved about him being an amazing traveler. Dave is a talented OR nurse with over 10 years of experience in the field. While Dave is going perm in 2017, it’s been fantastic […]

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