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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
Traveling with your dog? Download these 3 apps for paw-friendly destinations
Mar 04, 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
The Role of Active Listening in Healthcare
Listens with one ear.
Jun 23, 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
Celebrating the Greatness of Nurses with Nurses Week
May 10, 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
The Scoop on DiSC® Assessments
Apr 01, 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
Strategies to Combat Pandemic Fatigue - Part 2
Dec 08, 2020
The Realities of Pandemic Fatigue - Part 1
Dec 02, 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