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Connecting with a Nurse Mentor

When a new or early-in-their-career nurse establishes a working relationship with an experienced nurse...
May 12, 2022

What Is A Stipend?

A travel stipend puts you in charge of how your money is spent. After all, you know yourself (and your...
Apr 08, 2022

Shifting Toward Patient-Centered Communication

According to a 2021 BMC Nursing study, the value of effective communication in nurse-patient clinical...
Mar 30, 2022

4 Mental Health Apps for Healthcare Professionals

As a healthcare worker, we understand that your workload is heavy. And depending on your shift, you...
Mar 25, 2022

Nurse Discounts: Scrubs, Shoes and Accessories

When it comes to discounts on scrubs, shoes and accessories, we have your complete list! Figs Scrubs
Feb 24, 2022

The Wonderful World of Travel Apps

The intense desire to travel, explore, and experience the world dwells within the heart of most travel...
Feb 22, 2022

4 Tips for Powering Through 12-hour Shifts

Twelve-hour shifts are considered the norm for nurses in many hospitals and even some long-term care...
Feb 17, 2022

Interview With An ER Travel Nurse

We recently interviewed Ashley, H., one of LeaderStat's stellar travel nurses, and asked her why she...
Feb 10, 2022

4 Tips to Help Nurses Stay Up to Date

For nurses, staying up to date with advancing technology and rapidly evolving therapies adds a layer of...
Feb 08, 2022

Tips On Choosing A Travel Nurse Specialty

While travel nursing can differ quite a bit from traditional nursing, a few things will still remain...
Jan 31, 2022

5 Tips for Dealing with Travel Nurse Anxiety Before An Assignment

It's not uncommon for the thrill of the adventure to suddenly be replaced by an onslaught of worry,...
Jan 18, 2022

6 Tips for Staying in Touch with Family and Friends While on Assignment

The opportunity to experience new people and places makes a career as a travel nurse so appealing. The...
Jan 13, 2022

Switching Specialties as a Travel Nurse

You’ve done the hard work to obtain your RN degree and locked in your specialty. You’re currently what...
Jan 03, 2022

6 Amazing Destinations for Travel Nurses

Travel nurses get tons of perks – great pay, flexibility in your schedule, and of course, a change of...
Dec 11, 2021

A Day In the Life of a Travel Nurse: Sheryl’s Story

LeaderStat is proud to work with a dedicated team of travel nurses. We interviewed Sheryl, an Interim...
Dec 10, 2021

Top Meal Prep Kit Companies to Help You Stay Healthy

Whether you’re on a travel nursing assignment or looking to liven up your weekly meals at home, these...
Nov 29, 2021

Ways to Advance Your Career as a Travel Nurse

Taking the plunge into travel nursing has a long list of benefits, from exploring beautiful places to...
Nov 18, 2021

Have a Long Weekend Ahead? Rent an RV and Hit the Road!

The beauty of travel nursing is flexibility. If you opted to work three 12-hour shifts, that means...
Nov 11, 2021

Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes for Travel Nurses

You’ve hopped on a plane and landed in a brand new city. Your travel nursing assignment officially...
Nov 02, 2021

As A Travel Nurse, What Do You Do With Your Mail?

Travel nurses are often on assignments that last anywhere from 30 days to 13 weeks. And today, we know...
Oct 26, 2021

3 Key Questions to Ask Prospective Employers In An Interview

You arrive several minutes early in a neatly-pressed business suit, sporting impeccable grooming and a...
Oct 22, 2021

A Travel Nurse Firm that Focuses on the Whole You

Nurses deliver compassionate care for those around them, but it’s not often that someone asks, “What...
Oct 19, 2021

4 Easy Ways to Ease Staff Burnout and Help Your Team Recharge

Today’s healthcare providers are stressed, overwhelmed, and on the verge (if not already over the edge)...
Oct 18, 2021

The Importance of Interpersonal Skills in Healthcare

When hiring a new candidate, what are the top qualities that come to mind? Sure, folks participating in...
Oct 14, 2021

5 Leadership Styles in Healthcare

Leadership matters. It is an indisputable fact that people in leadership roles find themselves...
Sep 30, 2021

How To Avoid Burnout As A Travel Nurse

  Taking Care of Others Nurses prioritize the well-being of others every single day. They work...
Sep 24, 2021

Succession Planning: Why Your Organization Needs a Strategy

Why You Need A Plan A key reason for engaging in succession planning is to harness the ability to adapt...
Sep 17, 2021

How To Choose a Top Recruiting Firm

In the healthcare field, it is more important than ever to find vetted clinical professionals to...
Sep 02, 2021

The Real Cost of an Open Position

Staffing shortages in nursing homes and senior living centers continue to challenge administrators and...
Aug 31, 2021

Best Safety Apps for Travelers

Taking on a travel nursing assignment definitely has its perks – excellent pay, visiting new places,...
Aug 27, 2021

Free CEUs for Nurses

Continuing education units (CEUs) help nurses stay up-to-date on the latest medical practices,...
Aug 26, 2021

5 Fun Facts About Nursing

After a tremendously difficult 2020, we are more grateful than ever to our clinical frontline workers....
Aug 18, 2021

Resume Formatting: Why It Matters

When applying for a new position, your resume is a key component. It may be the only piece of...
Aug 13, 2021

How to Mesh Healthy Eating Habits with Travel Nursing

On the road again could be the theme song for many travel nurses and travel LPNs. While the challenge...
Aug 10, 2021

What’s the Difference Between Interim and Per Diem Staff?

We often get asked, What’s the difference between an interim or temporary CNA or nurse and a per diem...
Aug 05, 2021

Volunteer Opportunities While On a Travel Assignment

Why would a nurse who spends every working day assisting patients or residents and their families want...
Aug 03, 2021

Meet Paige, Travel Nurse Recruiter

Meet Paige Anderson, Travel Nurse Recruiter! Paige works in our South Carolina office with our travel...
Jul 29, 2021

The Benefit of Connecting with a Hospice Consultant for a Mock Survey

Surveys are a fact of life. For Hospice services, in order to participate in Medicare, the hospice must...
Jul 28, 2021

Onboarding – the Right Way

You have invested considerable time and money into finding a great candidate for that critical open...
Jul 22, 2021

Developing the Leadership Potential in Your Team

A word of advice to healthcare organizations of every size: do not waste the leadership potential...
Jul 19, 2021

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Travel LPN Job

If you’re a licensed practical nurse and you haven’t considered a travel LPN job, now may be the time!...
Jul 09, 2021

Should I Invest in Liability Insurance as a Travel RN?

SHOULD I OR SHOULDN'T I? Determining whether to invest in liability insurance as a Travel RN is a...
Jul 06, 2021

Utilize your Skills and Experiences as an Interim Leader

Both senior living and the healthcare industry continue to experience high turnover in the C-suite as...
Jul 01, 2021

Strategies for Spotting a Bad Candidate

How do you spot an inadequate candidate before that person becomes a bad hire? A new hire who wreaks...
Jun 29, 2021

Travel Nursing Close to Home? Debunking the 50-Mile Rule

While the term "travel nursing" conjures visions of exciting locales far-from-home, many nurses are...
Jun 25, 2021

Waging a War Against Nurse Burnout

Burnout among nurses has been a concern for decades. Not enough men and women to fill open positions...
Jun 17, 2021

What To Do If You Get Sick While on Assignment

No one plans on getting sick, and viruses sure do have a knack for attacking at the most inopportune...
Jun 15, 2021

New to Travel Nursing? 6 Things You Need To Know

You’ve researched, talked to your colleagues and your friends, and maybe even reached out to a few...
Jun 10, 2021

What Are Nursing Compact States?

What Are Compact States?
Jun 08, 2021

Heading On a Travel Assignment? 11 Items You Can’t Leave Home Without

You probably have a well-manicured list of items that you are absolutely sure end up in your travel bag...
Jun 04, 2021

5 Reasons Why Your Home Health Agency Needs a Home Health Consultant

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shared that approximately 4.5...
Jun 02, 2021

Filling an Unexpected Vacancy with an Interim Leader

With the unparalleled upheaval and stress that the world of healthcare has seen these past fifteen...
May 27, 2021

5 Tips to Help Recharge Between Travel Nursing Assignments

Wow, what a year it’s been! Due to the increasing demand for nurses, exacerbated by the pandemic, many...
May 20, 2021

Meet Chris, Consultant Specialist Manager

We are excited to share an interview we recently had with Chris Welen, Consultant Specialist Manager....
May 19, 2021

Land a new job? 4 tips to exit your current job gracefully

As seen in McKnight's Long-Term Care News
Apr 30, 2021

Jobs For Nursing Students

Being able to connect with patients, helping people, and making positive impacts for change in...
Apr 27, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook A Rural Travel Healthcare Job

City lights, sounds, dining, and endless activities right outside your hotel room door is exciting and...
Apr 23, 2021

Why Invest in Leadership Development?

There is a reason that businesses strive to recruit the best and the brightest. Because the right...
Apr 22, 2021

Strategies to Reduce Stress When Making a Job Change

Congratulations! You’ve taken the thrilling step of making a change in your career and have landed a...
Apr 16, 2021

Perks! How to Find Discounts and Save Money As A Travel Nurse

You work hard for your money! Really, though. Traveling nurses are away from home, learning new work...
Apr 13, 2021

Candidate FAQs and Answers

As a candidate looking for an interim/travel assignment or a new permanent position in healthcare, we...
Apr 08, 2021

Meet Jenny, Travel Nurse and Founder of the Travel Nurse Chronicles

Meet Jennifer Traub. Jenny has been an RN for 7 years, working in med surg, intensive care, progressive...
Mar 30, 2021

Contingent Search: The LeaderStat Difference

At LeaderStat, we’ve set the bar high, and we aim to clear it every day, with every client, with every...
Mar 25, 2021

The Difference Between Hard Skills and Soft Skills - Do You Need Both?

When making hiring decisions, employers look at the total picture of what a candidate can bring to...
Mar 23, 2021

5 Reasons an Interim Consultant Will Benefit Your Organization

When your healthcare organization has an opening, whether it be unexpected, due to medical leave,...
Mar 18, 2021

How To Break the Ice With the Team As a New Hire

There are few big life changes you can make other than starting a new job. Not only do you want to...
Mar 16, 2021

Meet Khyrstin, Client Relationship Manager

Meet Khyrstin Staup, Client Relationship Manager at LeaderStat! Khyrstin works with healthcare...
Mar 11, 2021

Women in Healthcare Make History, Then and Now

The month of March is National Women’s History Month, and while women are always worthy of being...
Mar 09, 2021

When Is the Right Time to Discuss Salary?

It's one of the most asked-about topics in the interview process - When is the right time to ask about...
Mar 04, 2021

4 Common Interim Client Questions and Answers

When your organization is facing a staffing vacancy, it can be stressful. If you’re considering...
Mar 02, 2021

Choosing a Staffing Firm: Why the 90-day Guarantee Matters

As healthcare organizations weigh the decision to partner with a recruiting and staffing firm, the...
Feb 25, 2021

Meet Beth, Marketing Project Manager

Meet Beth Lykins! Beth started with the Interim division when she first joined LeaderStat but has since...
Feb 18, 2021

Taking the Negative out of an Employment Gap

An employment gap can range in length from a few months to several years, be voluntary or involuntary,...
Feb 16, 2021

Scam Alert! Nurses Are The Newest Target

There are few moments that can compare to the startling, frustrating, and invasive realization that you...
Feb 11, 2021

Pandemic Halted C-Suite Retirements: The Next Step

In the second quarter of 2020, the business world experienced one of the lowest CEO turnover rates in...
Feb 09, 2021

Celebrating African-American Nurses and Their Impact in the Nursing Field

Where would we be today, nearing the first anniversary of the coronavirus outbreak, without the...
Feb 05, 2021

Meet April, Director of Business Development for LeaderStat Premier

We think the best way to really get to know LeaderStat is to introduce you to our team. This week, we...
Feb 04, 2021

The Incredible Power of Gratitude

While we naturally think of gratitude and appreciation during the holiday season, we tend to box up...
Jan 29, 2021

Virginia is for Lovers and Healthcare Workers

While just about everyone knows Virginia’s famous slogan, “Virginia is for Lovers”, you might not know...
Jan 25, 2021

The Exploding Home Healthcare Market Calls for a Trusted Staffing Partner

Home Healthcare has always been a great asset to aging seniors. It’s no surprise that allowing older...
Jan 21, 2021

6 Ways Travel Nurse Positions Can Advance Your Career

The perks of traveling to and experiencing exciting locales, coupled with excellent earnings potential,...
Jan 15, 2021

5 Strategies for Pursuing a New Job in 2021

It is not surprising that many folks approach a new year with a mindset toward pursuing a new job. In...
Jan 13, 2021

9 Benefits of Working the Night Shift

A mention of working the night shift often conjures a frown or a thumbs down. And the nickname the...
Jan 01, 2021

Setting Goals for 2021

Raise your hand if you are ready to put 2020 behind you and leap into 2021. As we reflect on the past...
Dec 31, 2020

Investing In Your Employees

The National Center for Workforce Analysis predicts that in 2021 there will be over 800,000 unfilled...
Dec 23, 2020

The Power of Kindness

Most of us grew up under the parental admonition to “be nice.” The word kindness may have surfaced...
Dec 17, 2020

'Tis the Season to Be Kind

Ellen DeGeneres closes all her shows saying, “Be kind to one another.” It’s good advice.  And, who...
Dec 17, 2020

Onboarding Strategies That Make A Difference

As seen in McKnight's Long-Term Care News
Dec 15, 2020

Meet Jen, Dir. of Business Development - Travel Nursing and Providers

Meet Jen Millican, Director of Business Development - Travel Nursing and Providers. Jen is located in...
Dec 10, 2020

Meet Jon, Director of LeaderStat Premier

Meet Jon Sammons, Director of LeaderStat Premier, our retained division. We recently sat down with Jon,...
Nov 24, 2020

The Best Leaders Lead by Example

Lead, and they will follow. Simple, right? Well, maybe they will follow, but maybe they won't. Or they...
Nov 17, 2020

Making Thanksgiving 2020 Memorable for Residents and Staff

2020 has been a challenging year for residents of long-term care facilities and assisted living...
Nov 10, 2020

Meet Michelle, Executive Search Consultant

 At LeaderStat, we work with amazing people and Michelle Koch is one of them! Michelle is an Executive...
Nov 03, 2020

4 Tips to Prepare for Flu Season

Each year as the beauty of fall foliage surrounds us, the $64,000 question looms large: "How severe...
Oct 29, 2020