FAQ FRIDAY – Should I Have a Plan B?

Q:  Should I have a “Plan B” when it comes to my preferences?  A:  Yes, it is definitely a great idea to develop a “Plan B” when coming up with your travel therapy plans. This is especially important if you are a recent graduate.   It is no secret that there are some areas of the […]

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FAQ Friday – Bill Rates

Q: What is a bill rate? Are companies able to disclose this information? A: A bill rate is basically the full amount of money a facility is able to give a travel company to pay their traveler. Essentially, it is an all-encompassing hourly wage. Think of it as a pie. There are slices for everything including the traveler’s […]

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FAQ FRIDAY- Travel Teams

Q:  Can I travel with a friend or my significant other that is a healthcare worker?  Do we have to work in the same specialty to make traveling work? A:  Yes, you can travel with a friend or significant other in a healthcare profession!  We in the industry refer to this as a “travel pair” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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