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How Praos Helped a Staffing Agency Scale to the Next Level

How Praos Helped a Staffing Agency Scale to the Next Level

Background: Spire Workforce Solutions, a staffing agency specializing in travel nursing, was seeing success, but challenged in scaling to the next level and competing with larger, more established players. The Problem: Like many smaller agencies, recruiters had to do...

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What’s The Right Way To List Nursing Credentials?

What’s The Right Way To List Nursing Credentials?

Nurses share a common goal of giving patients the best care and offering them information that allows them to continue on a path to wellness once they leave the hospital. Where nurses differ, in some cases, are credentials. There are different initials for nurses to...

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Nurse Manager vs. Nurse Leader: Which Are You?

Nurse Manager vs. Nurse Leader: Which Are You?

By nature, the role of a nurse is one of leadership. Nurses are expected to lead colleagues, oversee care teams, and take responsibility for patient care outcomes. These responsibilities are expected with or without a management title. Regardless of the practice...

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The Guilt Of Calling In Sick As A Nurse

The Guilt Of Calling In Sick As A Nurse

When you’re used to taking care of sick patients, it can sometimes be uncomfortable (and not in the headaches and fever way) to be the one who needs to take time to heal. Whether the worst of the flu season hits your home or you’re stuck in bed with a pounding...

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How To Relaunch Your Nursing Career After A Hiatus

How To Relaunch Your Nursing Career After A Hiatus

Whether it’s to pursue another occupation or career goal, raise a child, or travel the world, when a nurse takes a break from the profession, reentry into the medical field can be tough. The demands of the job and technology change so quickly, missing any amount of...

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Pros And Cons Of Working “Only” 3 Days A Week

Pros And Cons Of Working “Only” 3 Days A Week

As a nurse, you’ve probably heard a million times, “It must be so nice only working three days a week.” It’s exhausting. It takes every ounce of your physical and mental energy to work multiple 12-hour shifts in a week. The truth is, many of those 12-hour shifts turn...

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5 Tips To Achieve Work-Life Balance As a Nurse

5 Tips To Achieve Work-Life Balance As a Nurse

Nursing is an ultra-rewarding career, but the hours, demands, and stress that remain with you even when you leave work can create burnout and an imbalance in your life. The care you provide for your patients is impeccable, but you don’t have the energy to play with...

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