Category Archives: Nursing Jobs

NurseRecruiter to provide up to $1 million per year in free services for nonprofit organizations to recruit nurses

Two years ago, we launched the new NurseRecruiter job board, one of the best online platforms for recruiting nurses in the United States. Nurse recruiters can use our service to post jobs, create saved search agents to get real-time leads on matching nurses seeking employment and search our vast database of hundreds of thousands of Continue Reading

It pays more to be a man: how the gender pay gap in nursing persists

The gender pay gap: the more studies confirm its existence, the more hotly it is debated. Research has demonstrated over and again that, overall, men with identical qualifications consistently earn more than women to perform the same job. President John F. Kennedy already signed a law, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which aimed to eliminate Continue Reading

They Need You: The Summer Camp Nursing Shortage

We all know about it: there is a shortage of experienced nurses across the United States. The nursing shortage is real, as the demand for nurses continues to exceed the supply. It affects everyone, but the nursing shortage is felt particularly acutely in states such as Florida, Georgia, Texas, Virginia, Arizona, California, and Hawaii. There is one group Continue Reading

Nurses: how to improve your salary in 2018

Nurses, 2018 is almost upon us. Here are some steps you can take to improve your salary in 2018! Update your resume and NurseRecruiter profile It is a great time to update your resume with any additions or changes from 2017.  Another year has passed so make sure your resume reflects that you have more experience and Continue Reading

Ten Questions You Should Ask Your Travel Nurse Recruiter

Photo: Time to ask questions

Congratulations, NurseRecruiter has helped you connect with recruiters from top travel nursing agencies, and you have been offered several awesome travel nurse assignments. You’re ready to take your first steps as a newly-minted travel nurse! But before you hand in your notice, you have decisions to make. Which job is right for you? What do Continue Reading

So you want to be a travel nurse? A guide for nurses interested in traveling

If you have been a nurse for a while, or even if you are just starting out, you have probably heard someone mention travel nursing at some point or another. And you may have questions. The first question, inevitably, is: what is travel nursing? Basically, a travel nurse is a kind of temporary worker. You Continue Reading

How To Maximize Your Nurse Salary: Always Be Looking

Why You Should Always Be Looking for Your Next Nursing Job If you ask your fellow nurses and friends for advice on how to advance your career and maximize your salary, you’ll probably get a lot of people suggesting strategies such as networking, finding a mentor, attending professional events, developing good relationships with healthcare facility Continue Reading

Ever more men work as Registered Nurses

Chart: The Rise of Men in Nursing

There are probably as many as 300,000 male Registered Nurses in the United States – although, as we found out in our last post on #MenInNursing, what the exact number is really depends on whom you ask. What we know for sure is that the number has been steadily rising over the years. Just two generations ago, Continue Reading

How many men are there in nursing? All depends on whom you ask

Chart: What's the percentage of male registered nurses?

There was a time when legal barriers kept men from working as nurses and “nursing schools often refused to admit men.” It took a Supreme Court ruling in 1982 to change that, the report Men in Nursing Occupations recounted. These days it’s hard to imagine that it was ever so. Male Registered Nurses now constitute “a Continue Reading

Go West, Young Nurse?

Registered Nurses: Employment growth (chart)

  Over five years after the global financial crisis, jobs are still scarcer than they used to be in the United States – but not everywhere! In true American spirit, for example, thousands of people looking for jobs – or better-paying jobs – have been trekking north and west to “men camps” in rugged states Continue Reading