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.
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, Thats how recruiters and hiring managers should work together, but without
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
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
After reading an article in TLNT stating reasons why employees lie to get off work, I started thinkingWhat can the HR folks we work with do so their healthcare employees dont feel the need to lie to get out of work? Immediately, I thought about employee satisfaction and how critical HR is to making this
Marissa Mayer has been in the news a lot recently. Primarily because she’s the recently appointed first pregnant CEO of a Fortune 500 tech company (which really shouldn’t be that news worthy), and that company is in desperate need of a turnaround (which is much more interesting). How can she make Yahoo a viable tech
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Written by guest blogger Joshua Hill, Employment Specialist at Bronson Healthcare (Kalamazoo, Michigan) In healthcare recruitment, the interview process can be a challenge. How do you know a potential employee is the right cultural fit for your organization and how do you determine if they’re truly patient focused (not just competent)? More and more healthcare
Last year we launched the first HR Initiatives Survey with The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and over 230 healthcare HR professionals shared their priorities for 2011/2012. The field of HR is always changing, but the healthcare HR in particular is rarely evergreen. Healthcare reform, financial challenges
Written by guest bloggers Joanne Davignon, BS, CEBS, SPHR, System Manager, Human Resources & Staff Development and Edith Okoth, BS, MS, Human Resources Informatics Specialist, Union Hospital, Inc. (Terre Haute, IN) About our Hospital At Union Hospital, Inc., our mission in HR is to create an exceptional experience for our customers by creating processes that