Editorial Note: This is a contributed guest post written by HealthcareSource customer Tammy Anderson,  Director of Talent Acquisition at Avera Health in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 

To remain competitive, healthcare organizations need to hire employees who provide a high level of patient- and resident-focused care and who are committed team members. Science-based behavioral assessments can help healthcare organizations choose the right people for the jobs they need to fill and do a better job of managing and developing the people they

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Top 5 Physician Concerns for 2015: How You Can Help

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Physicians are frustrated and fed up with the latest healthcare reform changes. The main issue? They feel the new mandates, which include an increase in paperwork and patient load, will decrease the quality and time they have to spend with their patients. A survey of 20,000 doctors led by Merritt Hawkins highlights the five main

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6 Factors Shaping the Future of Healthcare

This past year, our annual user conference — Talent Symposium, kicked-off with an eye-opening keynote address from our CEO Peter Segall on the future of healthcare. In his presentation, Peter encouraged industry leaders to embrace the future of the country’s healthcare system by discussing the major forces of change impacting healthcare such as the consumerization of medicine, technology

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It’s no secret to anyone in Talent Management that employee referrals are the best. When I see that “Name of Employee Who Referred Me” field filled out I do a little happy dance and I bet you do too! It’s simple: good people know good people, and my company’s employees are the best!  The challenge

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Most HR professionals agree that it’s important for employees to have well-articulated goals to guide their work. However, goals alone are not enough. Healthcare organizations have discovered that providing employees with mentoring and coaching, in conjunction with goals, leads to greater employee accountability and better on-the-job performance. Performance management is only effective if it’s a

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We recently had the opportunity to speak to Vicki Hess, RN, MS, CSP who is a leading expert on employee engagement in the healthcare sector. In this two-part blog series, we’ll learn more about ways that HR and learning and development can build a culture of engagement within their organizations. The first step in creating a

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This is a guest blog by Pierre Thelusma, Software Engineer at HealthcareSource. Pierre is the newest addition to the engineering team working on HealthcareSource Position Manager and client migrations. Connect with Pierre on LinkedIn. 

If you haven’t been paying attention to the drama going on at Market Basket, you should. It’s a living, breathing case study about employee engagement and its impact on the business. Market Basket is a chain of 71 supermarkets located in the Northeast U.S. According to Wikipedia, their primary competitors are Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. They

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