How to Keep Healthcare Employees Focused during the Holidays

After reading “Timely Tips for Keeping Employees Engaged this Holiday Season“ from HR daily, it got me thinking about how important it is to keep employees motivated throughout the holiday season, especially in healthcare. Hospital and continuing care community employees should always be focused on patient and resident safety and satisfaction, but they might be

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Are you HCAHPS Ready?

Senior executives, VPs and directors, supervisors and managers at your hospital – can they explain what the HCAHPS survey is and what HCAHPS survey results mean to your organization? Probably. What about your hospital staff? Maybe not…Make sure your healthcare HR team is ready for HCAHPS so you can support your hospital staff at every level.

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What Healthcare Recruiters can Learn from Marketers

As a recruiter, you’re a marketer. And you’re selling your healthcare organization to potential candidates. With so many positions to fill at a hospital, from staff to clinicians, everyone in your community is a potential customer. That’s right – I said customer. Start thinking of your candidates as customers for the purposes of this blog.

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Recruiting is like an Olympic Volleyball Match…

Even though the Olympic Summer games are long gone, I still think back to the volleyball match between Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings versus Jennifer Kessy and April Ross. Seeing the way both teams communicated and worked together flawlessly, I thought to myself, “That’s how recruiters and hiring managers should work together, but without

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[Cartoon] Don’t Gamble on References!

It’s time for another installment of “Adventures in Attracting and Retaining Quality Healthcare Professionals!” Watch our new cartoon to learn why you should never “gamble” on your new hires. Don’t just “check the box” when it comes to checking references!  Want to learn more about a better way to check references? Download our white paper: Reference Checking

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1 Result & 5 Strategies BEFORE the HR Initiatives Survey Webinar!

Last year, we conducted a survey with the American Society for Healthcare Human Resource Administration (ASHHRA) to discover what the top initiatives for healthcare HR professionals across the country are. Healthcare recruiting and performance management initiatives are constantly changing, which is why we conducted the HR Initiatives Survey again this past summer. Just under 400

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