Summer and the Value of Flexible Work Options

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Summer can be a season to look forward to or a season of overwhelming costs and anxiety! Raising a family and especially having younger children who require constant supervision and care can be a challenge for working parents. It always seems to work out in the end, but usually starting around March, the planning must… Read more »

Happy Nurses Day 2019! #VoiceToLead #IND2019

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May 6, 2019 is National Nurses Day. It also marks the beginning of the National Nurses Week. On May 12, 2019, International Nurses Day 2019 will be celebrated. It is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the Pioneer of Nursing. The International Council of Nurses observes this day. The theme for International Nurses Day this year… Read more »

Top 3 Benefits of Working with a Staffing Agency

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What are the benefits of using a staffing agency from the client perspective? A recent survey through the American Staffing Association showed that having flexibility, speed to fill vacancies, and access to talent they may not be able to find on their own are the most widely reported reasons for taking advantage of temporary employee… Read more »

5 Tips for Travel: Less is More

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Whether you’re traveling domestically or abroad, the desire to keep your luggage on board and avoid checking a bag at all costs is becoming more common.  How do you pack for different activities and events for a week, a month, or longer and keep it to a carry-on? Doesn’t seem possible based on how women… Read more »

Social Media in 2019: Are you ahead of the curve?

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According to the Social Report, research shows that 2019 will continue to move further into live streaming and live video (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram). Television viewership conversely will continue to decrease. In fact, 67% of live viewers say they are more likely to purchase a concert ticket to see a band or attend an event if… Read more »

Caring For Yourself This Holiday Season

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It’s that magical time of the year again. Towns are glowing with holiday lights, festive music is playing everywhere you go and there is certain anticipation in the air.  The winter holidays are here!  It’s a time for visiting with family and friends, gift giving and indulging in delicious food. It can also be a… Read more »

A Time To Be Thankful: Home Care Nursing At Its Best

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At the suggestion of a coworker, Stephen Thornton became an employee of Community Health Network back in 2001. Now almost eighteen years later, Stephen not only continues to be a great Hospice nurse but he has consistently gone above and beyond to meet the needs of both his patients and the agencies he has been… Read more »

Get up, Get out, and Get going!

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Are you looking for a way to naturally reduce your stress level after a long day? Go take a walk!  Get outside in the fresh air, take in nature and enjoy a change of scenery.  The fall is one of the best seasons to start a walking routine.  The air is cooler, the scenery is… Read more »

Need More Than 24 Hours in Your Day? Try These 3 Things

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There never seems to be enough time in the day. 24 hours seems like it should be enough, but add in sleep, work, family, activities, traffic, and the unexpected and suddenly it’s a race against the clock. Whether you’re single, married, young or on the other half of your life, there seems to be more… Read more »

Should I consider working for a staffing agency?

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  As an experienced RN, should I consider working for a staffing agency? This is a question that I am often asked.  Although I have my own opinion, I think it’s most important to understand why this person is asking the question.  I’ll usually respond first by asking, what are you doing now? Followed by,… Read more »