Travel Therapy: The Happiness Investment

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Happiness. It’s a “big” word. Many factors go into it. Friends, health and work to name a few. Job satisfaction is a big part of that

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What to know before you pick a travel company

Students entering in demanding fields like physical and occupational therapy can expect to be courted after graduation by recruiters from all over the country. It’s a great thing to be so wanted so soon after securing your license, but the volume of calls and emails can be overwhelming. Knowing how to sift through the noise

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Weather or Not

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

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Remember These Three Things

The upsides to travel therapy may have you caught up in the excitement of securing your first travel contract. But first, consider these three things before you pack your bags and hit the road. Ask about the cancellation notice Cariant enters into contracts with both the client the traveler, which may be cancelled by any

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Making the Most of Travel

This month we asked Cariant travelers to send us their best traveler tips. We weren’t surprised that many of them confirmed what we’ve said before (see “The Happiness Investment“) – that taking time to find new experiences is important.

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Do you hear wedding bells? Time to start traveling!

If you’ve recently gotten engaged, or are thinking about taking that next step in life, it might surprise you that now is the best time to seek travel assignments.

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Preparing for Licensure

Licensure is an important step in lining up a travel therapy contract, and often one of the most time-consuming tasks. The process is different in every state. The good news is we’ll help navigate that process if you tell us where you want to go. And, we’ll reimburse your licensure expenses including everything from applications,

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The Long List of Travel Therapist Tips – Part Two

The second post in our Cariant traveler tip series. More helpful advice from new to experienced traveling therapists. 41. “Never stop learning! Take away something from each assignment to keep in your little ‘clinician toolbox’.” – Derek S., PT

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The Long List of Travel Therapist Tips – Part One

From witty to wise, Cariant travelers share their best advice. 1. “Ask questions! As a traveler you are at an advantage because the client needs your help, but at a disadvantage because you usually only have a single phone screen to base your decision upon. So, ask whatever questions you want, including those about billing,

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4 Reasons You Should Call Us

We hear it at almost every career fair and trade show: “What makes you different from other travel companies?” It’s a great question, and one you should ask every travel company you come across. Questions like this are the best way to narrow down a large list of travel therapy companies to the ones you

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