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The Planet Group Named One of The Largest Temporary Placement Firms and Largest Executive Search Firm for Second Consecutive Year

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BOSTON, MA (April 5, 2022) — The Planet Group, Planet Healthcare’s parent company, has been named one of the “Largest Temporary Placement Firms” and one of the “Largest Executive Search Firms” in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal . Largest Temporary Placement Firm The Planet Group ranked sixth out of the 22 staffing companies that were…

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Travel Nursing 101: What They Do and How to Get a Job

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Travel nursing is a great way to pocket more money, but the benefits of traveling extend beyond the bigger paycheck. Let’s dive into some of these benefits, including travel, personal development, and tax breaks. We’ll discuss what travel nurses do and how their role differs (slightly) from that of a staff nurse. We’ll also examine…

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Looking Beyond the Money: Tips to Evaluate a Travel Assignment

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The travel nursing industry burst onto the national stage when the pandemic reared its head in 2020. Fueled by compassion, a desire to help, and a higher paycheck, travelers took up their suitcases and journeyed into the eye of the storm. Today, high pay rates continue to draw nurses to this industry. In fact, money…

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State of the Healthcare Industry 2021

the demand for nurses has never been higher

Planet Healthcare’s Senior Vice President, Jim Patton, recently sat down for an interview to discuss what he and his team are seeing in the healthcare recruitment space. Here are some of his insights regarding skillsets, nursing burnout, and contract length.   Q: What are you seeing in terms of demand for nurses? A: The demand…

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3 Ways Travel Nurses Can Build Resilience

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Travel nursing is a profoundly rewarding career full of opportunities to not only make a difference in patient’s lives but also provide care in areas where it’s needed the most. Travelers get to explore new places while bringing in extra money. However, the job is not stress-free. Solo traveling can feel like a lonely trek…

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5 Tips for the Early-Career Travel Nurse

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Are you a seasoned nurse needing a change? Maybe you’re a nursing student wondering if travel nursing fits into your early career plans? Or perhaps you’re just beginning your travel nurse journey and feel a bit disorganized? Here are five tips that will help you avoid the most common pitfalls that happen to early-career travel…

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The Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing

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Many hospitals turn to travel nurses when they’re in critical need of more – or specialized – nurses. In exchange for traveling to fill a critical need, these nurses make double – sometimes triple – the rate of permanent nurses. The life of a traveling nurse is both challenging and rewarding. If you’re considering a…

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ProPharma Group and The Planet Group Announce Agreement to Merge

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CHICAGO, IL (May 27, 2021) – ProPharma Group and The Planet Group have reached a definitive agreement to merge the two companies. ProPharma Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, is the leading global provider of outsourced regulatory, compliance, pharmacovigilance, and medical information services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. The Planet Group,…

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