Tim Mattis, Founder, ENSEARCH Management Consultants

About Tim Mattis, Founder, ENSEARCH Management Consultants

Tim Mattis is the Founding Principal of ENSEARCH Management Consultants. He has been a search executive since 1983, and has been placing NNPs since 1994. Tim's goal is to offer clients and candidates an environment of respect and professionalism while nurturing close personal and professional relationships.
Job placement for neonatal nurse practitioners

Does Your Handshake Matter? An Unexpected Success Tip for First Impressions

If you were raised in the same kind of home as I was, you were probably taught at an early age by your parents that there was only one proper handshake. You know — the one with a firm grip and just a couple pumps for the shake. I recall [...]

Does Your Handshake Matter? An Unexpected Success Tip for First Impressions2019-03-15T16:42:56+00:00

Get Paid to Travel as an NNP with Locum Tenens Positions

Have you ever considered working as a  locum tenens neonatal nurse practitioner, or maybe even done it before? What was your experience? Locum tenens is an opportunity for NNPs and other medical professionals to spend an amount of time, ranging from a few days per month up to a few [...]

Get Paid to Travel as an NNP with Locum Tenens Positions2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

5 Warning Signs That You Need to Call an NNP Recruiter

Many new grads, and even NNPs back on the job market after several years in one position dive back into the job market feeling prepared. The reality, more often than not, is that they don't know what they don't know. Are you one of them? Here are the 5 most common warning [...]

5 Warning Signs That You Need to Call an NNP Recruiter2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

The 7 Deadly Sins of the NNP Interview

Spoiler alert: each of these seven deadly sins has happened during NNP interviews in the past. We just don't want them to happen to you. And, unless you’re faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and maybe even able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, [...]

The 7 Deadly Sins of the NNP Interview2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

Starting an NNP Job Search? 10 Questions to Ask Before Partnering with a Recruiter

Think you’re the only one who is being interviewed during your neonatal job hunt? Think again. In addition to being interviewed, you’ll be interviewing many potential employers yourself. However, the very first interview you should conduct will be the one with your recruiter. Before choosing to place your trust in a [...]

Starting an NNP Job Search? 10 Questions to Ask Before Partnering with a Recruiter2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

4 Essential Job Interview Tips for Nurses

You’re an over-achiever, and you probably work harder than anyone you know. Getting  this far in your career means this isn’t your first interview. Still, many recent grads and long-time nurses back on the job market find that the job interview comes with many twists and turns that set it [...]

4 Essential Job Interview Tips for Nurses2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

What Are the New Guidelines for the NCC Exam?

As you probably already know, the NCC guidelines for the certified neonatal nurse practitioner have been recently changed. What does this mean for you as a certified NNP? We’ll outline it for you here, and provide you with the resources to learn more. Firstly, once you have passed the NNP [...]

What Are the New Guidelines for the NCC Exam?2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

Your Recruiter: The Ultimate Job Search Wingman

Unless you come from a long line of nurses, your friends know everything about your industry, your co-workers discuss the intimate details of your plans to relocate, and you have a boss who doesn’t mind the fact that you’re looking at positions elsewhere, who can you confide in and lean [...]

Your Recruiter: The Ultimate Job Search Wingman2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

6 Ways Hiring a Locum Tenens NNP Can Help Your Facility

Although many hospitals have long since discovered the benefits of locum tenens and are taking advantage of them, far too many aren’t fully educated about their options in hiring for these positions. If your NNP team is stressed and overworked, or you’re paying too much in overtime and still falling [...]

6 Ways Hiring a Locum Tenens NNP Can Help Your Facility2019-03-15T16:42:57+00:00

When Should a New NNP Grad Start Looking for a Job?

Firstly, this title is misleading. As a nurse practitioner, life after graduation actually begins long before graduation. If you’re not already planning for the next step (employment), you need to be. But what exactly does this mean to a neonatal nurse practitioner? Here is what new nursing grads need to know about their job [...]

When Should a New NNP Grad Start Looking for a Job?2019-03-20T04:41:16+00:00