Before I started working in healthcare I’d always felt very strongly that I never wanted to work in healthcare. Please don’t misunderstand me, I’ve always had a great amount of respect for the field and those who work in it. My mother is an R.N., my sister is an R.N., and my grandmother was a nurse

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Editorial Note: This is a guest blog post written by Mira Greenland, the Vice President of Sales for CareerArc’s social recruiting division. This post is part one of a series of three blog posts where Mira will offer her unique perspective on how to develop and execute a social recruitment strategy with industry-specific tips for healthcare talent management professionals.

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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

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The interview process is not black and white for any industry, but interviewing in healthcare is especially complex. Multiple facilities, a wide range of positions to fill, three shifts, strict HR compliance regulations, high turnover, and common interview mistakes are just some of the factors that contribute to the challenging world of hiring in healthcare.

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

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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

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Editorial Note: This is a guest blog post written by David Szary, Founder & Partner of Lean Human Capital and The Recruiter Academy. David is a leading authority on developing radical, just-in-time recruitment solutions for companies seeking to develop an elite staffing organization. To learn more about Lean Human Capital and The Recruiter Academy, subscribe to their

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3 Trends Impacting Health Care Talent Acquisition

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Editorial Note: This is a contributed guest post written by Amy Goble, Vice President of AHACareerCenter.org, the online job board of the American Hospital Association (AHA). It’s hard to keep up with all the changes happening in health care, especially as they relate to talent acquisition and the evolving roles of the health care workforce. To

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Employee turnover is a costly reality in healthcare. Experts estimate that for each percentage increase in annual nurse turnover, an average hospital faces losses of $300,000 per year. With healthcare occupations expected to grow dramatically to meet future demands, turnover isn’t likely to go away on its own anytime soon. In response, healthcare organizations must

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Editorial Note: This is a contributed guest post written by HealthcareSource customer Darla Burton,  Director of Physician and Associate Recruitment at Mary Washington Healthcare (MWHC) in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  Everybody grows up with visions of superheroes in their heads. I am sure as children we have all dressed up as one or two in “our time.” We have had

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