Introverts often get a bad rap in the workplace, especially when it comes to positions of leadership. Whether you agree with this take or not, it’s a fact supported by data — research shows that 65% of executives believe introversion to be a barrier to leadership.
There’s a shift coming in healthcare — and I’m not talking about the changes upon changes to government regulations, payment structures, and clinical care models. The shift I’m referring to is the shift that will affect each and every person in your healthcare organization whether they know it or not. As Boomers adjust to retired
In today’s society, people are often praised for the amount of time they put in at work. Those who do not eat or sleep are viewed as “dedicated” or “driven,” making these unhealthy habits seem like lofty goals for their peers aspiring to move up the clinical career ladder.
2015 was memorable year for healthcare talent management professionals everywhere — we’ve seen health systems consolidate, patients evolve into consumers, medical records go digital, ICD-9 (finally) flip to ten, the cost of care become transparent, and the focus on population health move to the forefront.
Sometimes, life as a talent acquisition professional can feel a little like you’re living in a pop song. It doesn’t happen too often, but every once in a while, you end up living out a lyrical tale of “pretty lies,” and “shattered hopes” between you and a prospective candidate who you honestly thought would “show
It’s always easier to write about something that you’re actually interested in — something that you enjoy. I’ve come to the conclusion that if you try hard enough, you can uncover talent management lessons in the most unexpected places… like through the birth of the royal baby. In case you’ve been living under a rock
Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day! In 1991, Congress declared that the first Tuesday in June is National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day. This is a great way to promote the profession and the contribution recruiters make to their healthcare organizations every day. To all healthcare recruiters — we applaud you for the extraordinary service and commitment you have
Call it what you will: whether they’re judging a book by its cover, acting on a “gut” feeling, or seeing the world through rose-colored glasses, every healthcare recruiter has hired someone without completing their due diligence, at one point or another. Picture yourself in this hypothetical situation: a nursing candidate comes into your office and
Patricia Arquette sparked a much-needed dialog about wage inequality with her comments at the this past Sunday’s Academy Awards. When she went up to accept her Best Supporting Actress Oscar, she said, “It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America.” According
2014 was a memorable year for healthcare talent management professionals and everyone here at HealthcareSource. The year’s ten most read blog posts brought new perspectives on the ever-changing healthcare industry, gave advice to healthcare recruiters and HR teams, provided talent management best practices, shared exemplary customer success stories, and hopefully caused a laugh or two. Here are the