# Nomadic life
First-Time Travel Nurse Mistakes and What I'd Do Differently
We were so excited to get our raises. After being a staff RN for years and working in a high-volume emergency department, we knew they had to be good. The emails came and told us to check our "boxes." Yes, we each had a small box in the nurse's lounge where management could leave notes and certain types of correspondence. So, of course, I checked my box.
How a Travel Nurse Picks Their Next (or first) Dream Assignment
We all have some dream location where we've wanted to be a travel nurse, am I right?. For some of my RN friends, it's the beach. I mean, who wouldn't love a gig in LA, Miami, or even the northwest around Seattle or Oregon. Then some want big cities, and some who shun the hustle and bustle of city life.
6 Podcasts Every Travel Nurse Should Have In Their Ears in 2022
I had an eight-hour drive to my last assignment. It's not often that I take my own vehicle, but this time was different. So I packed up my stuff that'll carry me through 13-weeks and hit the road. But the biggest question wasn't about my socks or the number of scrubs.
This Industry Is Thriving Thanks To The Nursing Shortage
I've been an RN for twenty-six years as I write this, and I can say and share from experience that there has been a "shortage" of nurses for every one of those years. But just because I'm an insider doesn't mean it's true. Right? I mean, for as many of those years, the general public has been made aware by the media that there is indeed a shortage of qualified RNs.