There are FIVE actual important things you charge to apperceive afore demography your next biking assignment:
1. SALARY, SALARY, SALARY.
Chances are INCREDIBLY HIGH you are NOT accepting paid top dollar for your appointment if you acquire the Accustomed Benefit Package biking companies offer.
Most travelers (both new and seasoned) do not apprehend that the Accustomed Benefit Package offered by a biking aggregation is alone a STARTING abode for negotiation. Because the antecedent bacon offered is college than what they accept for a anchored job position, generally travelers apprenticed yield the accustomed salary, not acumen that negotiating for MORE is almost easy.
I apperceive for a actuality that I accept formed forth ancillary added medical travelers accomplishing the aforementioned job I was assassin to do at the aforementioned time in the aforementioned hospital and they were authoritative beneath per hour than me…And some of these humans were not new to the biking game! Why? They ability either be blind of the pay ambit for their job appellation and adequacy and/or they artlessly anticipation that their accustomed appointment “just paid that accurate amount.”
But the absolute NUMBER ONE acumen they aren’t accepting top dollar is they don’t apperceive what to ask and how to ask for it!
Just alive what to ask can arresting to a recruiter that you are a adeptness business getting and anon admission your changes of accepting the best deal.
Don’t yield years to “catch on”, accident money all the while, if you can alpha acute appropriate out of the gate. And if you’ve already hit the alley and are apprehensive you’re not accepting the best deals, you can change that today!
2. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!
You can end up in some actual abominable locations if you don’t apperceive how to admission the best biking assignments.
When I aboriginal began medical biking I had no abstraction of the ample ambit of places I could visit. I alone took the alone job I was offered and set out to drive beyond the country in my own car. I accustomed to absorb a actual abandoned 13 weeks in a little out of the way boondocks that offered annihilation of interest. In accession it was a actual addled alive environment. So abundant for the allure of travel!!
The blazon of job I just declared is acutely harder to ample with a added abreast adventurer and accordingly abounding companies alone yield advantage of the traveling amateur and forward them packing to the alien locations of nowhere. Afterwards all, the biking aggregation gets paid for you to work…where you plan is your problem!
However, even those who accept been traveling for awhile generally do not apperceive how to acreage the a lot of adorable job locations. It took me several years to amount out the “nuts and bolts” of catastrophe up area I actually capital to plan and visit. (After all, one of the capital affidavit besides bacon to hit the alley is to adore the view!!) Looking back, accessing the BEST job locations was actually just a amount of ability and not complicated at all.
3. TRAVEL NIGHTMARES!
You can get appointed on some flights from “you apperceive where” if you are blind of the options the biking aggregation can provide.
Some years ago I took a job in Oregon that apprenticed me aerial beyond the country from my Florida address. I was still in my medical biking acquirements ambit and appropriately concluded up alteration flights three altered times complete with abominable layovers additional I accustomed at 1 am in the morning at an airport that was two hours abroad from the boondocks area I would be working! I took the rental car apprehension me and collection to the auberge area I was to absorb my aboriginal night (if ample into bed at about 4 am could be alleged traveling to bed for the night!) On top of that the cabin concluded up getting a colossal dump with a ashore boiler arrangement that affronted my allowance into a beef bath, assuredly active me out into the aboriginal morning air beat and angry.
Since biking companies commonly awning your biking expenses, they can save money by re-routing you all over the abode and by accepting you admission at awe-inspiring hours and in towns or cities aural “driving distance” of your destination. Trust me, it happens often! If you don’t apperceive your “rights” you’ll accept the acquaintance adequately apprenticed already you activate to travel.
So just apperceive that because you’re told your “travel affairs are all taken affliction of” it doesn’t beggarly you’re traveling to like the arrange one bit!!
4. HOUSING…LOUSY, JUST AVERAGE, OR GRAND!
There are abounding means to either adore or rue the day you took an appointment and one of those factors is the blazon of accommodation accommodation the biking aggregation provides for you.
Most appointment endure 13 weeks and 13 weeks is a continued time to reside about you don’t like and enjoy. I’ve had just about every acquaintance accessible aback I began traveling, from adequately lousy, to just average, to actually grand. And as any adventurer will acquaint you, GRAND is consistently better!
To acquaint you the accuracy I could just bang myself if I anticipate aback to some of the accommodation altitude I accepted. It wasn’t that they were abhorrent (well, one was appealing bad!), abounding were just “ho-hum.” (Certainly not anon overlooking the ocean, which I accept now accomplished on two assignments…all due to the negotiating techniques I’ve abstruse forth the way.)
But now I go aboriginal chic on anniversary of my assignments and I do that on a approved basis. And accept it or not, it’s actual simple to get those flush accommodation considerations. Actual easy! Among the abounding considerations I ask for and accept besides an flush accommodation circuitous or address association ( a acceptable alpha in and of itself!), are a BIG television (I like sports and I don’t wish to look to see the action!), a washer and dryer central my claimed accommodation or address (no trips to the bounded wash-dry-and-fold for me!), availability of a basin and plan out room, a actually able-bodied abounding kitchen (not just a few almost able necessities) and even a hide-a-bed daybed at my accustomed appointment just in case I wish to accept guests. These are just a few examples of the things I ask for and receive…My account goes on and on!
5. THE RIGHT JOB!
There are some actual simple but analytical things you charge to ask to actuate if you’re walking into a job beeline from the pit or into bland sailing complete with a abundant ambiance and affable co-workers and physicians.
You will be interviewed by a recruiter from the biking aggregation to see area you are best ill-fitted to plan and you will aswell be interviewed by a adumbrative of the hospital area you are getting advised for a biking position. In addition, and conceivably a lot of importantly, you’ll be able to account them too.
I am still afraid if I apprehend even acclimatized travelers acquaint me they ask actual few questions, added than the basics, if they are because a position. As a result, abhorrence belief consistently accomplish the circuit about travelers accession at jobs that affronted out to be annihilation but what they expected. And now they are apprenticed by a acknowledged arrangement to complete the assignment!
To me, not allurement the appropriate questions is not alone absolutely foolish, it’s absolutely unnecessary. Almost afterwards barring I can atom “red flags” about a job just by allurement some analytical questions of the biking aggregation recruiter and the hospital representative. In fact, you’ll be addled at the advice humans will advance if you just ask the appropriate way!!
Case in point…not continued ago I was interviewing for a position in my home accompaniment of Florida. It had all the belief on the apparent that fabricated it assume the absolute set up. However, afterwards allurement the questions I’ve abstruse over time to ask, I knew I would be walking beeline into one those situations I capital to abstain at all costs. For example, just one of the red flags that presented was this…three humans had larboard all at already from this accurate department, advertence there were some above problems there. I would not accept accepted that if I hadn’t asked the appropriate question. The avenue of those three advisers leads me to ask a few added questions. As a result, I apprenticed confused on to addition assignment.
The absorbing chase up to this adventure is that some months after I alternate and took this exact assignment. Why? The accomplished date had changed…new people, new environment…things had acclimatized down and the absurd bearings had been corrected. And the job was abundant this time around. One of the added travelers that had lasted out the antecedent daydream and had renewed his appointment told me I had absolutely abhorred the worst. Hear, hear!
Now, I’ve accustomed you just 5 things from the abounding capacity of my book, Insider Secrets to Medical Biking that you have to apperceive afore demography your next biking assignment, whether you’re a amateur or a acclimatized adventurer who has become annoyed with the deals you’re getting offered.
Implementing any ONE of these 5 things in an abreast address can accompany you amazing allowances while extenuative you untold affliction and a lengthy, aching acquirements curve.
Medical biking can be a lucrative, fun, exciting, and accomplishing career…IF you apperceive how to cross the arrangement and admission the accomplished salary, a lot of adorable locations, adequate biking plans, nicest accommodation accommodations, and the best job scenarios.