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3 Steps to Starting Travel Therapy in 3 Months

3 Steps to Starting Travel Therapy in 3 Months Abruptly bouncing into travel physical therapy is not necessarily the best strategy for success during your first contract, but then again not every situation can be ideally planned out.  A surprising number of travelers have had to tackle this tasks in an abbreviated time frame.  For…

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6 Steps to Start Travel Therapy in 6 Months

6 Steps to Start Travel Therapy in 6 Months When we first were contemplating making a monumental career move by plunging into the travel therapy world, we felt totally and utterly overwhelmed. As I am sure many of you pondering the same transition are.  So many moving pieces.  So many options.  So many potential screw…

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So They Say You Can’t Travel With Kids…

So They Say You Can’t Travel With Kids… The finer points of being pregnant while traveling. Who else has heard the phrase, “you’re so lucky you can do this before you have kids”, or “take advantage of it now while you can”, or other such phrases insinuating that traveling (and life) is over once you…

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Top 5 Misconceptions of Travel Therapy

Top 5 Misconceptions of Travel Therapy As interest in travel therapy grows so too does the tales of its pros and cons.  In this post we will breakdown the top 5 misconceptions of travel therapy and travel therapists.  1. Assignments or Placements One of the main focal points of this site has been, and always…

Travel PT 101 – What is travel therapy?

Travel PT 101 – What is travel therapy? Recently we have been receiving emails from potential travelers, often PT students, requesting some basic information regarding what is travel PT? To answer that very broad question I have decided to take an abbreviated approach and list out the basics of travel physical therapy.  Also included at…

Therapists Guide to Career and Income Growth

Make More Money The Travel Therapists Guide to Career and Income Growth We are so excited to FINALLY be able to share this with you! After sorting through tons of email and questions on social media I have decided to put all of our most successful strategies in one book, just for you! “Steve’s advice…

How to Find a Recruiter You Love

How to find a recruiter you love The world of travel therapy is vast.  The list of companies offering travel therapy recruiters runs nearly 14 pages deep on Google search. The world of travel therapy is also a bit opaque.  Agency websites are largely filled with useless or nearly useless information and grand promises. So…

Managing Multiple Recruiters and Why

Managing Multiple Recruiters and Why By far the most frequent question we receive on this site is: “Is it really that important to work with multiple recruiters?” To us, the answer is an emphatic YES! Now, if you really enjoy working with one particular recruiter there is nothing wrong with doing that.  My first recruiter…

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The End is Near-er

The End is Near-er When Contracts End Early Sometimes things don’t work out like they should. Plans change, emergencies arise, life happens. While thirteen weeks is the industry standard minimum contract, every so often, for a variety of reasons, contracts are shortened or even terminated.  In each situation there is a right and a wrong…

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Traveling Therapy for New Grads?

New Grads Read this First! Traveling for New Grads As NPTE Board exam season begins to roll through so do the emails and questions from potential new grads regarding making the jump into travel PT straight out of school.  Clearly this is a growing interest amongst PT students, so the following is my take on…

2016 Travelers Conference Re-cap

2016 Travelers Conference Re-cap Travelers Conference 2016 was essentially a celebration of the freedom and the adventure that the travel healthcare lifestyle brings – no wonder it was in Las Vegas!  3 days of seminars, networking, schmoozing, wine-and-dining, and of course some all night parties!  Despite all of the shenanigans, we would leave the conference…

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