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As a medical recruiter, you must find highly qualified people in a tight labor market. The first article in our series addressed the basics of finding physicians and nurses with specific keywords. Now you can refine your searches to identify […]Read more
If you are in the medical staffing field, you know how hard it is to find great physicians and other healthcare professionals. Consider using Boolean searches in Google. You’ll find a whole new group of resumes.Read more
Delivering horrible news never gets easier. The physician pauses with a tense hand on the door, takes a deep breath, and enters the patient’s room. A room full of hope and anticipation is displaced abruptly with fear and sadness. The diagnosis now revealed, and the patient and family step back in disbelief.
We will do everything we can to help you beat this but recommend that you get your affairs in order…Read more
A career in healthcare provides an incredible life full of experiences, challenges, and heartbreak, mixed with incredible satisfaction. With the rapidly shifting global economy, health professionals retain a large degree of flexibility and geographic independence. That said, it takes a unique proposition from a recruiter to pull one away from a satisfying position. I have, on a rare occasion, taken the bait and enjoyed great rewards as a result. Here is how it happened.Read more
Job interviews often fail to result in good hiring decisions. That is the finding of a recent analysis published on Bloomberg.com. Human Resources professionals and hiring managers frequently emphasize in-person interviews, so you might wonder why they actually waste time.Read more
I would love to rewind the clock and work a bit less, skip a few more meetings, and grab an afternoon nap as often as possible. I’d like to think I would ignore the lure of a nice bonus check and take an extra vacation with the kids. Instead of moonlighting to get those student loans erased, I’d take a long, slow walk with my wife and just sit quietly watching the sunset.
The hands of time wait for no one. Choose to spend those moments wisely with contemplation and great care.Read more
Everything you write about your facility, from the shortest ad to the longest communiqué, is an opportunity to engage employees. In healthcare recruitment, your image is key to acquiring engaged talent that works to their optimum and stays long-term. People want to take pride in their work and workplace, a major component of employee engagement. Engagement starts with a great Job Posting.Read more
How would anyone feel if half of everything they learned turned out to be wrong? Early in my medical career, a mentor relayed a similar age-old sentiment. “One-half of everything you learn in medical school will turn out to be […]Read more
We’ve all heard the success and horror stories about hiring millennials: they’re dedicated/they’re slackers; they work hard/hardly work. Now the largest generation in the workforce (34%), millennials will account for half of American workers by 2020 and 75% percent by […]Read more
I am selective in where and why I’ll travel to pick up some shifts, but a key factor is the methods of the recruiter. I wanted to share a few of my favorite recruiter traits and to let you know good recruiters do still exist.Read more