FAQ Friday, Travel Healthcare, Travel Therapy

FAQ FRIDAY – What’s the process?

Q: I'm interested in traveling.  How do I start?  What's the process?  How long does it take? First thing's first-- talk to a recruiter.  Your experience with travel therapy relies heavily on the recruiter you choose.  Take this opportunity to learn about how everything works.  Don't be afraid to "interview" a few of them.  During those … Continue reading

FAQ Friday, Travel Healthcare, Travel Therapy

FAQ FRIDAY – Working with multiple companies

Q:  Should I work with multiple companies?  How do I go about it?  A:  With so many companies in the industry, it can be hard to narrow down who to work with.  Understandably, many decide to partner with a multiple travel companies to find positions.  Other companies may discourage it, but I won't go so … Continue reading

FAQ Friday, Travel Healthcare, Travel Therapy

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, Travel Healthcare, Travel Therapy

FAQ FRIDAY – Contract Cancellation

Q: What happens if my contract gets cancelled? A: Albeit a very rare occasion, contracts being cancelled is something that can happen in travel healthcare. We try to avoid it as much as possible by working with facilities that we know, trust, and with which we have direct communication! Many of these types of contracts generally will … Continue reading

FAQ Friday, Travel Healthcare, Travel Therapy

FAQ FRIDAY – Pay Breakdown

Q: How does pay work in travel assignments?  How is it broken down? A:  You may have noticed that pay packages for travel therapists are quite different than a normal permanent/full time position.  A normal job essentially pays you an annual salary or a hourly wage.  All of that is completely taxed.  That is not … Continue reading