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It is more important than ever to upgrade recruitment programs to make them as effective as possible. There are some challenges that all healthcare providers face in terms of recruiting the right staff, so it helps to pinpoint what these are and tackle them step-by-step via well considered strategies.Read more
Understand that if you’ve been scheduled for an interview, you already have the qualifications needed. No one wastes valuable recruiting time on unqualified candidates. You meet or exceed the minimum criteria for the opening, so the next steps are important to move you from candidate hopeful to new hire.Read more
The point of the blame game isn’t to persecute the players, but to understand the dynamics of interoperability issues, in order to create solutions. Of the stakeholders, only policymakers have a clear, strong interest in promoting interoperability. They should ensure that cross-vendor interoperability isn’t prohibitively costly for EHR vendors and providers. Once the business case for interoperability outweighs the business case against it, both vendors and providers can pursue it without great harm to their bottom lines.Read more
How valuable is the candidate experience? Glassdoor reports that an investment in candidate experience has an immediate return: organizations with a strong candidate experience improve the quality of their hires by 70%. How much could your institution benefit?Read more
For all the resources institutions utilize to attract new employees, the effort can be for naught if employees don’t remain on the job. In today’s tight applicant market, every institution has an eye on retention, but unfortunately, the healthcare industry is second only to hospitality when it comes to turnover. In 2017 data compiled from over 10,000 health providers showed turnover at 20.6% up from 15.6% in 2010. For providers that lose one-fifth of their workforce per year, the costs can be astronomical.Read more
Having a mentor can make a massive difference in your career. You will be introduced to influential people outside your circle, rapidly gain knowledge, and accelerate professional development.
Data shows that young professionals who have mentors ultimately have higher career satisfaction, autonomy, and financial reward.
Don’t have a mentor? What are you waiting for?Read more
ROI is calculated by the amount spent on a specific hire, and it goes further to add in costs post-offer: training time, lost production, etc., to measure the actual costs involved in affecting the hire and whether it was worthy of the effort. Beyond the cost to bring a staff member on board, ROI can be used to calculate the actual time it takes to repay the investment in the new hire.Read more
Soon you’ll finish residency and you may be wondering, “What’s next?” Some of you will start fellowships, but most of you will practice your specialty. You may be looking for opportunities that are a good match with your needs and wants. Virtually all of you are looking forward to greater income. I hope that this ending is also a beginning – renew your commitment to the life-long learning that is medicine.Read more
Working in healthcare is a noble and rewarding career, but knowing which occupation offers you the best chance for a job is also rewarding.Read more
You work tirelessly to serve and to create a sterling reputation in the healthcare community. You’re diligent in protecting your institution and promoting a vibrant, engaged workforce, and your recruitment team works hard to position you as a top employer in the area. But a handful of negative online reviews can destroy what you’ve built in a matter of hours or days.Read more