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We're Pleased to Introduce you to Melissa Hagstrom

Writer and Editor

Melissa Hagstrom is a seasoned professional writer with almost 20 years of experience and a diverse background in various industries with a specific focus on healthcare, recruitment/staffing, and the apparel industries. With a passion for effective communication, she has honed her skills and is an expert in crafting in-depth job descriptions, blogs and articles as well as creating engaging web copy, captivating email marketing campaigns, and persuasive copywriting.

Throughout her career, Melissa has developed a strong eye for detail and possesses extensive editing experience. She understands the importance of delivering concise and impactful content that resonates with the target audience. Her ability to refine and polish written materials ensures that every piece she works on is of the highest quality.

In addition to her writing prowess, Melissa brings valuable public relations experience to the table. She understands the dynamics of building positive brand images and crafting effective messaging to communicate with different stakeholders. Melissa’s strategic approach to PR allows her to create compelling narratives that captivate and engage readers.

With a deep understanding of various industries and a versatile skill set, Melissa is a reliable and creative professional writer. Her ability to adapt to different writing styles, audiences and project requirements makes her an invaluable asset for any organization seeking captivating and persuasive content.

Melissa’s top strengths as a key strategic writing and editing partner to her clients include excellent attention to detail, creativity, business acumen, organizational agility, research expertise, analytical skills, SEO knowledge, adaptability, strong time management skills, technical prowess with different systems, programs and platforms, and finally — a commitment to continuous learning and improvement.

Prior to launching a successful career as a freelance writer, editor and public relations specialist, Melissa previously worked in-house at AMN Healthcare beginning in 2007. From there, she worked as a Writer at Decision Toolbox / Engage to Excel for almost 10 years. Since then, Melissa has stayed part of the AMN family as a contract writer.

Throughout her career, Melissa has partnered with Marketing Departments, Executive Teams, Leadership Groups and various Boards of Directors to create compelling copy across a variety of platforms.

Melissa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from The University of Arizona, with a minor in Spanish.

Here Are a Few Blogs Written by Melissa Hagstrom

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ICU Nurse Traveler Honored in Hawaii

This vivacious nurse has over 30 years of experience, and has been traveling off and on for many of those years.


What is a PACU Travel Nurse?

Here, we cover the fundamentals of PACU nursing, including life as a travel PACU nurse.

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Retired Nurses Being Called to Help in COVID-19 Response

Helping in non-COVID-19 settings can help reduce older clinicians' exposure to the virus.