In order to provide patient-centered care, you need to hire, keep and grow quality talent. Here, we take a look at how performance management can help you do just that.

6 Healthcare Leadership Development Trends for 2018

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Leadership talent is hard to come by, and that’s especially true in the healthcare space. In order to meet organizational demands, talent managers are turning to these leadership development trends to grow candidates from within.

6 Healthcare Employee Engagement Trends for 2018

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Don’t let a lack of employee engagement negatively impact the quality of care your organization provides. Improve patient care and retention by trying out these trends for 2018.

Creating a Powerful Employee Referral Network

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The saying goes that it’s not about what you know, it’s about who you know. And when it comes to getting hired, well, we’ve found that there’s some truth to that. Employee referrals continue to be the top source of hires for employers nationwide, accounting for more than 30 percent of overall hires in 2016.

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Summer has begun and healthcare organizations’ clinicians will be taking their much-needed time off in the coming weeks. To comply with patient-staffing ratios and uphold your standards of care, healthcare organizations need to ensure shift coverage when employees are out on vacation. If you don’t plan ahead, managing shift coverage can be a nightmare. Find out what you can do.

Employee turnover not only has a significant impact on patient satisfaction and treatment outcomes; it also comes at a high price. It is estimated that every percentage point increase in nurse turnover costs an average hospital about $300,000 annually. So how do you keep these sought-after RNs from seeking employment elsewhere? By making it desirable to stay. Here are four proactive measures for healthcare talent management professionals to consider adopting to recruit and retain engaged nurses who love their job and stay long term.

Employee Engagement in Healthcare: It Takes 3

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Over the last decade, billions of dollars and millions of hours have been invested by organizations across the country to foster greater employee engagement, yet employee disengagement is still at or near an all-time high. Why? Because we’ve been missing a key piece of the engagement puzzle: The employees!

In my experience, many nurse managers don’t spend as much time connecting with their team members as they should. Research from Knowledge@Wharton shows that team members are more engaged when they feel a strong connection with their leader and the organization, but research also shows that leaders think they connect and communicate far more than their employees perceive they do.

5 Millennial Leadership Tips From a Millennial Leader

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Why aren’t we getting advice and hearing about millennials from actual millennials? I’m not a speaker by trade, but this is the exact reason I started doing speaking engagements. I get requested for thought leadership forums, interviews, and presentations on the topic of multiple generations in the workplace because I fill this gap — I am a millennial in the workplace.