Why my recruiter loves me more than you

Why my recruiter loves me more than you Over the winter of 2016 Ellen took a last minute contract way out in Eastern Colorado. Prior to this we were living back home in Durango, Colorado (Southwest Colorado). Our attempt at returning to permanent contract work had fallen through in fantastic fashion and we were desperate…

Haleakala Sunrise

3 Steps to Make More Money – part 3

We have been asked numerous times about how we go about negotiating contracts.  How we have been able to land salaries 13-30% higher than the initial offers.  In order to properly address this topic we are going to do a three part series. The reason for this is straight forward.  There is no magic to…

3 Steps to Make More Money – part 2

We have been asked numerous times about how we go about negotiating contracts.  How we have been able to land salaries 13-30% higher than the initial offers.  In order to properly address this topic we are going to do a three-part series. The reason for this is straight forward.  There is no magic to getting…

3 Steps to Make More Money – part 1

We have been asked numerous times about how we go about negotiating contracts.  How we have been able to land salaries 13-30% higher than the initial offers.  In order to properly address this topic we are going to do a three part series. The reason for this is straight forward.  There is no magic to…

Half Dome hike

8 Steps for Starting Your Travel Career

Making the decision to work as a traveling PT (OT, SLP, RN, etc.) was one of the most liberating experiences of our lives.  There are ups and downs for sure, but mostly it has been a smooth exhilarating ride.  Below we have listed out the 8 Steps for starting your travel career. *Heads up, this…

The Travel Bug

Getting the travel bug does not happen over night.  At least not for us. It starts as an inkling nestled deep in the recesses of your brain.  Cuddling up to the cobwebs and useless factoids memorized in the painted cinderblock elementary school classrooms that are buried there. But then it spreads.  Tickling the subconscious and…