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 … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – Contract Cancellation
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 … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – Pay Breakdown
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 … Continue Reading FAQ Friday – Packing
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 … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – Obligated to Accept?
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 … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – Offer Deadlines?
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 … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY- Pros and Cons of Travel Healthcare
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 … Continue Reading FAQ Friday – How to Establish a Tax Home
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? … Continue Reading FAQ Friday – Pets
Q: Can you take the NPTE or NBCOT exam prior to officially graduating? A: It is certainly a very exciting prospect to take your national board exam early so you can start … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – Early Boards?
Q: Will I get a pay increase for every new assignment or extension I take? A: It is our #1 goal to make our travelers happy. That includes paying our travelers what they … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – Pay Raises
Q: How far in advanced of my start date should I talk to a recruiter about travel healthcare? A: It’s never too early to start the conversation and lay the … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – How Soon Should I Talk to Recruiters?
Q: Do I pay state tax in both my home state and work state? A: There are different rules regarding where you pay state income tax, so there is not … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – State Income Withholding
Q: Is travel healthcare the right decision for me? A: This is a very complicated question to answer! There is not one blanket answer for everyone. Here are a few … Continue Reading FAQ Friday – Is Travel Healthcare Right for Me?
Q: Do travelers get sick days when they take travel assignments? A: Every company has their own procedure regarding sick days and paid time off. Certain states (listed below) now … Continue Reading FAQ FRIDAY – Sick Pay
Q: Why do facilities hire travelers? Are they bad facilities? A: Facilities hire travelers for various reasons. The quality of their facility is very seldom the reason. Most commonly, I … Continue Reading FAQ Friday – Why Hire Travelers?
Q: What is an exclusive job? How does it benefit me? A: An exclusive job refers to a travel assignment that only one travel company has. A travel company gets … Continue Reading FAQ Friday – Exclusive jobs