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FAQ FRIDAY – What Benefits Do I Get?

Q:  What benefits do I get as a traveler?  A:  If you work over 30 hours per week during a travel assignment, your hours are considered full time.  As such, you qualify for full time benefits with your travel company.  Benefits vary from company to company, but will relatively be the same types between companies. … Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – What Benefits Do I Get?

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FAQ FRIDAY- Will I Stay with One Recruiter?

Q:  Do I work with one recruiter or multiple recruiters when I work with a travel company? A:  Every company has a different way of structuring their recruiters and account managers. There are some companies that decide to have an account manager for every state.  That person would take care of you when you work… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY- Will I Stay with One Recruiter?

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FAQ Friday – What is the PT License Compact?

Q: What is the physical therapy license compact? How does it affect travel physical therapy? A: Essentially, a compact is a contract between a group of two or more states creating an agreement on a particular policy or issue.  All states in the compact work together to establish rules, regulations, guidelines, and standards on said… Continue reading FAQ Friday – What is the PT License Compact?

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FAQ Friday – Packing

Q:  What do most travelers pack when heading out on assignment? A:  Everyone is different.  Priorities are always going to be different between people.  Some of us cannot live without their Amazon Firestick and others just could not live without their favorite books.  To each there own. That being said, there definitely are essentials to… Continue reading FAQ Friday – Packing

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FAQ FRIDAY – Obligated to Accept?

A: Many travelers have expressed feeling pressured to accept an offer simply because they interviewed with a facility. Most of these situations occur when a traveler didn’t have all the details of the job prior to being submitted and simply interviewed to get those details. Yes, it is true that some of their time may have been… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – Obligated to Accept?

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FAQ FRIDAY – Offer Deadlines?

Q: Is there a deadline to accept or decline and travel assignment offer? A:  It is important to consider all things before making important decisions, especially when it involves a move to a brand new location for 3 months.  The last thing we want is for anyone to feel pressured while making a decision. But,… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – Offer Deadlines?

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FAQ FRIDAY- Pros and Cons of Travel Healthcare

Q:  What are the pros and cons of travel therapy? A:  There are definitely pros and cons to every decision that you make in life.  Career choices can impact your life for the good and bad. It’s important to understand that everyone’s situation is different from one another.  So, some pros I list will be… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY- Pros and Cons of Travel Healthcare

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FAQ Friday – How to Establish a Tax Home

Q: How do I establish and keep a “tax home?” A: Full disclosure, I am not a tax professional.  However, I have worked in the industry for 5 years and this information comes straight from a tax professional in addition to my accounting department. It’s important to realize why travelers receive tax free benefits.  The… Continue reading FAQ Friday – How to Establish a Tax Home

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FAQ Friday – Pets

  Q: Can I travel with my pets? How does housing work with pets? A: Yes, you can travel with pets! Who can leave their fur babies behind for a whole 13 weeks? There are only a few scenarios in which you cannot bring them along. If you are going to Hawaii, there is a certain amount of time… Continue reading FAQ Friday – Pets

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8 Ways to Stay Safe on the Road

Travelers live normal lives.  They go out with friends at night.  They exercise outside.  Some take public transportation.   They don’t live in plastic bubbles. Right now, it’s difficult to feel safe when out and about in public. Unfortunately, travel healthcare workers are not immune to that problem. So, how do travelers ensure they are safe… Continue reading 8 Ways to Stay Safe on the Road