Life as a travel therapist has plenty of wonderful benefits. And even better, there are plenty of jobs out there. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, therapy jobs like Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Language Pathologists are expected to grow by 22%, 18%, and 27% respectively. All of this growth is much faster than the average. With the high demand, you still have the opportunity to be selective when deciding on what assignment you want to take. You might be asking yourself how to land your ideal travel therapy assignment? Lucky for you, we wrote this article to answer that question.
Make A Priority List
You cannot land your ideal travel therapy assignment if you don’t know what it is. Start out by making a list of what’s important to you. Where do you want your ideal travel therapy assignment to be located? What setting do you want? What shift do you want? You should make sure you have the questions answered so that when you speak with your recruiter you can provide them a list of what’s important to you.
After the first P, prioritize, the second P on how to land your ideal travel therapy job is to prepare. Prepare by reviewing the job details and tailoring your cover letter and resume to the job. There is nothing worse to a hiring manager than reading a resume and cover letter that is generic or appears to be referencing another job.
Another big part of preparing is the interview. Speak with your recruiter about tips to make sure you are prepared. To help, we have created this list of 10 tips to ace your travel therapy phone interview.
Be Ready To Accept
After you put in all the hard work, be ready. Job offers go and come quickly so when your ideal job is offered to you, don’t delay in accepting. Having your list grounds, you so that you don’t have second thoughts and doubt this being your ideal assignment. But if for some reason you are having second thoughts and you aren’t sure you want to accept, it’s important you speak with your recruiter. They will be able to speak with you more about the assignment and try to understand why you are hesitating and might be able to help.
Honesty is always the best policy here. If you aren’t sure, just tell your recruiter. That way they can help you find your ideal travel therapy job and make sure you don’t burn bridges and lose out on the next opportunity.
About Host Healthcare
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Article Reviewed by Adam Francis
Title: President, CEO
Home Town: San Diego, CA
Alma Mater: University of Notre Dame
Random Fact: Prior to starting Host, I was pursuing a graduate degree in philosophy.
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