David and Goliath

Writer Malcolm Gladwell took an interesting look at this classic story, and I think it really relates to our industry today. Goliath had two things going for him. His size and his skill with a [...]


I’ll say it. The market has flattened. Jobs are down, bill rates have leveled out. Interviews are happening more slowly, or less frequently. Extensions are becoming harder and harder to obtain. [...]

The Life of a Recruiter

(This piece was written by Atlas recruiter Colleen Fritche late last year. I sat on it for a while, unsure of how it would be received if it was published. It’s a raw, honest look at what a [...]

Things are moving

Atlas is growing. Again. We are about three weeks away from our third move in six years. I thought it would be fun to recap our growth for everyone outside of Omaha. Here’s a brief history of [...]

Here. Together.

How did we all get here? In just a few days we’ll kick off Nurses Week 2018. As we’ve ordered the cards, packed the gifts, and prepared the contests, I’ve wondered to myself how we all got here. [...]

Living the Atlas Life

What does it mean to “Live the Atlas Life”? In the weeks building up to Nurses Week 2018, we’ll explore what we believe it means. Over the past six years, we’ve been amazingly blessed to meet [...]


The common denominator of failure is excuses. – Jon Taffer One of my favorite shows on TV over the past few years has been Bar Rescue on Spike (now called the Paramount Network). I watched it not [...]

Us vs Them

When does this Us vs Them stuff finally end? I get it, it might have been like that at one time. Even now there are people in the industry that profit from keeping agencies on one side and nurses [...]


Merriam-Websters Dictionary definition of Karma: noun. the force generated by a person’s actions held in Hinduism and Buddhism to perpetuate transmigration and in its ethical consequences [...]

What We Do Is Who We Are

What we do is who we are. I can’t take credit for that phrase, it came directly from Atlas Recruiter Chris Madrigal. Chris is one of the most genuine people I’ve ever known. He’s also one of the [...]

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