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
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 your… Continue reading FAQ Friday – Pets
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
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 foundation for your job search. Starting early can give you plenty of time to evaluate multiple companies to see which one(s) you want to deal… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – How Soon Should I Talk to Recruiters?
What do you think of when you hear the name Aureus Medical? Most people would say they think of an industry leading travel healthcare company, and they would certainly be right. But, there is another service we provide. One of the main reasons a hospital, clinic, or skilled nursing facility opens a travel contract position… Continue reading 4 Reasons Aureus Medical Can Find You A Full Time Job
Travel therapy is an exciting adventure. One can see and work in every single state if they so desire. There are sights to see and new things to experience. The memories will last forever, but it can sometimes be difficult to find a way to reflect on those times when all is said and done. Collecting… Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Collect While on Assignment
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
Q: If I know someone who wants to travel, can I refer them? Can I get a bonus? Do I have to work for your company to be eligible? A: The greatest complement you can give a recruiter/travel company is a referral. You could also write a review on their Facebook page. If you are satisfied… Continue reading FAQ Friday – Referral bonus
Q: What is wage recharacterization? How does it affect me? A: Recharacterization in travel healthcare is simply moving money from your taxable hourly wage to your untaxed side of your pay package. For example, some companies could offer a Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist $15 per hour (when they should always make above $20 per hour) and… Continue reading FAQ Friday – Wage Recharacterization
Q: What benefits will I receive as a traveler? Are they similar to what I would get in a full time job? A: Yes, benefits in travel jobs are similar to what you would get in a full time job. Every company has their own benefits package. Below, you will find information on Aureus Medical.… Continue reading FAQ Friday – What benefits will I get?