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Cariant Named a Great Recruiters Top Healthcare Staffing Firm

News • Nursing • Therapy • Travel Nursing • Travel Therapy

We aren’t usually the boastful type, but after winning two awards in two months, we are pretty proud of ourselves! Last month, we announced Cariant had placed #12 on the BluePipes Best Travel Nursing Companies 2022 list, which is no small feat for a company of our size. And THIS month, we made the Great

Embracing Minimalism

Travel Therapy • Travel Topics

In the fall of 2014, shortly after my graduation from physical therapy school in May, I found myself driving across the country to begin my first travel assignment. Until I began packing up the car for my trip from New York to Kansas, I never realized how much “stuff” I owned. Over the past four

We heart referrals

Travel Therapy

How does Cariant recruit its employees? We do it several ways. We go to the larger national trade conventions like AOTA, university career fairs, healthcare and therapy websites such as, along with more traditional ones like Careerbuilder. These are all ways that we have successfully brought on new employees. What is our most successful

Negotiating Salaries

Travel Nursing • Travel Therapy

Ever wonder how staffing companies come up with pay packages? There are a number of factors that go into it. Companies work with a lot of the same clients and they pay a certain hourly amount to fill the position regardless of the travel company. That means every recruiter is essentially working with the same

Travel Sweethearts

Travel Therapy

New grad doesn’t mean you have to go it alone. We have many travelers who choose to take assignments with a friend or significant other. And if that’s not an option – don’t let it stop you! You’ll meet many mentors and friends along the way (and yes, we DO have travelers who have met

From Temp to Perm

Travel Therapy

We often tout the benefits of 13-week travel contracts and what embracing flexibility can bring therapists professionally. But, we know career travelers are few in number. At some point it’s just natural to settle down.

Show Me The Money

Housing • Travel Therapy • Travel Topics

Two of the biggest benefits that travel healthcare professionals can take advantage of are the housing stipend and per diems. These are paid to travelers as tax deferments or tax-free money. Housing Stipends are to cover your housing costs while on assignment and per diems are to cover incidentals, such as food, gas and other

Know your eNLC

Travel Nursing

The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) will be implemented January 19, 2018, changing the current list of states where nurses can practice across a state border. Here’s what you need to know. Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses who held an original NLC multistate license prior to July 20, 2017 in a state that was

Weather or Not

Travel Topics

No offense North Dakota or any other upper Midwest states, but if I’m offered an assignment up north, especially during the tundra mimicking months, I’m going to consider only briefly, then respectively say “heck NO!” Weather and other naturally occurring variables can very well be taken into account when deciding on travel assignments. Depending on

Perks of Travel Nursing with Cariant

Travel Nursing

You may hear us say often that, “We’re a little different from most travel companies.” Yes, travel staffing companies perform essentially the same tasks—get the latest travel nursing jobs, find nurses who want to travel, and place the nurse in an assignment. But having been in the travel industry for a while, our recruiters have

finance tips for healthcare travelers

6 Quick Financial Tips for Healthcare Travelers

Travel Topics

When taking on a new travel assignment, finances are probably a top concern. After all, you want to make sure you’re making the most of your extra compensation. We’ve compiled a few financial tips to help travel healthcare professionals better manage their money on the road.