Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-26

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-19

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Recruiter and Traveler of the Year Nominations

Do you know of any outstanding travelers or any recruiters that go above and beyond? Healthcare Traveler is currently accepting nominations for their annual Recruiter and Traveler of the year awards. You have until October 10th to enter your nomination. Spread the word!

Recruiter of the Year: http://ht.ly/d17aL

Traveler of the Year: http://ht.ly/d17eo

 

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-12

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Why You Should Travel with Your Pet

traveling nurse with your petBringing pets on assignment is becoming more and more common.  Healthcare staffing companies are realizing the importance of pets to their travelers and have become more lenient on housing regulations. While traveling with your pet not only offers companionship, it also could be extending your life and well-being.

The transition to an assignment in a new city can often be overwhelming.  Studies show that pet owners cope better with new or difficult situations. Bringing your pet can help improve your self-esteem when meeting new co-workers and make your new apartment a little less lonely. The longevity institute claims that cats add an average of 10.3 years to a person’s life, and dog owners are shown to be more physically fit. Taking your dog for a walk is a great way to become familiar with your new neighborhood.

Travelers with Pets:

• Are less stressed
• Have lower blood pressure
• Stay more active
• Are happier and healthier

If you do decide to travel with your pet, ask your recruiter what your current company offers for pet accommodations. While majority offer only the possibility of allowing pets based on breed, some go as far as paying for pet deposits and offering pet insurance.

Pets of all kinds are known for having great therapeutic rewards that can be useful in easing any life transition. From a new and exciting career in healthcare traveling to adjusting to your new working environment, they make anywhere feel like home.

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Ask a Travel Nurse Expert!

Have a question about travel nursing? Whether you are a veteran road warrior or a newbie to the travel nursing world, our advice is always available. Ask one of our travel nurse experts any questions you might have that you just might not be able to find online.

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