[Guest Blog] Recruiting Techniques that can Reduce Turnover

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with two of our 2013 Talent Outcomes User Conference presenters, Frederick Morgeson, Ph.D. Professor of Management, Michigan State University, and David Szary, founder of LEAN Human Capital and the Recruiter Academy. In the presentation “Will They Stay or Will They Go Now? Understanding Turnover in Organizations,” Dr. Morgeson

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[SlideShare] 10 Healthcare HR Excellence Quotes

We have wonderful clients who are striving to achieve excellence through their HR initiatives — whether it’s hiring for cultural fit, educating hiring managers on how to interview more effectively, implementing improved performance appraisal processes, working with teams outside of HR to achieve Magnet status, boosting HCAHPS scores or contributing multiple patient-centered care initiatives. Here

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Applying your Customer Service Standards to your Hiring Process

For talent acquisition professionals in long-term care, it’s important to think of candidates as customers. By taking the customer service values that apply to a long-term care’s staff and residents and applying them to applicants, long-term care organizations will be able to provide a more positive candidate experience. More importantly, a thoughtful and meaningful candidate

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3 Performance Management Initiatives for Addressing Healthcare Reform

According to the results of this year’s HealthcareSource HR Initiatives Suvey, preparing for healthcare reform is top of mind for many healthcare HR professionals and executives. s the upcoming health insurance mandate expands health insurance coverage to all Americans, healthcare organizations will likely have to train their staff to work more efficiently and expand their skills to

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[Guest Blog] A Conversation on Workforce Engagement through Technology

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with four of our 2013 Talent Outcomes User Conference client presenters from two different hospitals: Brenda Reinert, Director of HR, and Britnie Rewey, HR Generalist at Tomah Memorial Hospital (Tomah, Wisconsin), and Joanne Davignon, Director of HR, and Edith Okoth, HR Manager at Union Hospital (Terre Haute,

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Highlights from the HealthcareSource & ASHHRA HR Initiatives Webinar

Over the summer, HealthcareSource launched the HR Initiatives Survey in conjunction with the American Society of Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) to determine what the top HR initiatives are to reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction and safety. Over 400 healthcare HR professionals responded to the web-based survey and were subsequently entered to win one of five ASHHRA memberships.

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4 Steps to Improve the Candidate Experience in Long Term Care

A few weeks ago, I presented at the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) Conference.  I was a co-presenter with Heritage Community’’ of Kalamazoo’s VP of HR Myra Johnson about how long-term care organizations can go about improving the candidate experience. Here’s a recap of our presentation and four tips that long-term care professionals

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Manage Long-Term Care Employee Goals with Three Steps

This post is an excerpt of from our new eBooklet for long-term care organizations, Performance Management for Long-Term Care Organizations, Three Step Process for Successful Employee Goal Management. In the eBooklet, we review three steps for creating a successful employee goal management program for long-term care organizations. Goal setting drives employee accountability and engagement, which should result

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[Guest Blog] A Conversation on Alternative Recruitment Strategies

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to chat with two 2013 Talent Outcomes User Conference client presenters– Jodi Weiss, SPHR, Senior Recruiter at Children’s Mercy Hospital (Kansas City, Missouri) and Emily Miley, Employment Specialist at Bronson Healthcare (Kalamazoo, Michigan.) Jodi is presenting on how healthcare HR professionals can utilize social media in the recruitment process. and Emily

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