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How Can Recruiters Work Better With Physicians?

Here's How Recruiters Can Work Better With Physicians

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.

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Good First Impressions Can Lead to Bad Hiring Decisions

Why a good impression can lead to a bad hiring decision

Job interviews often fail to result in good hiring decisions. That is the finding of a recent analysis published on Human Resources professionals and hiring managers frequently emphasize in-person interviews, so you might wonder why they actually waste time.

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The Hands of Time Don’t Stop for Physicians Either

Understand that life is more than a career

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.

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Employee Engagement Starts with the Job Posting

Job Postings are Not Job Descriptions

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.

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Doctor means “to teach”

The Physician/Patient Interaction: Teaching Opportunities

When I think back to the original meaning of the word “doctor,” I believe we may have lost our way in the physician/patient interaction. The word “doctor” originates from a Latin word, meaning to teach. As a physician and educator, I can’t remember the last time I went to the doctor and was taught something. Prior to starting medical school, I spent 6 months in the hospital and rehab, rebuilding my body from a construction accident. This situation was very painful and debilitating, but it provided me with the patient’s perspective to illness. It is from this perspective that all physicians need to originate. By teaching, you not only strive to treat, but you strive for the best outcome.

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Is AHCA a Job Killer, Healthcare Recruiting Getting Harder, & Breaking into the Healthcare Industry

This edition of Healthcare Career Rounds looks at articles about how the AHCA may have a negative impact on employment, how an inadequate number of training programs is set to make healthcare recruiting even harder, and how to get started on a career in healthcare.

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Job Search Tips: How to Get Employers to Come to You

How to Get Employers to Come to You

When it comes to the job search, we all go through the typical motions of submitting job applications, networking, and preparing to go to a job interview. But what if there was a way to amp up your job search and get the recruiters and hiring managers to come after you? Like any job search, there should be a strategy, and there are strategies you can put in place to get noticed more than you could on your own. Let’s take a look at the ways you can get employers to notice you.

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Resume Building Tips for Healthcare Professionals

Build Your Best Resume When You're Not Looking for a Job

It’s easy to concentrate on making a good resume when you are looking for your first job or your next one. But, have you considered what you can be doing during the “in between” time? What can you do now to maximize your opportunities and make the job search easier when it comes around?

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Why Physicians Must Engage with Technology

Why physicians must engage with new technology

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 […]

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