The Top 5 HR Trends for Healthcare

After speaking with some of our partners and clients, I came up with the a list of our picks for the top healthcare HR trends in 2012!    5. Employer Branding is Back But did it ever go away? No, I don’t think so. It just evolved. Through the growth of social media and employer

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My Favorite Healthcare Talent Management Moments from 2011

I’ve been reading through our blog articles from 2011 and reflecting on some of my favorite moments from the past year. Here’s a list of the top 3 highlights. 1. Seeing our clients at the 2011 Healthcare HR events Attending some of the major healthcare HR events this year gave me an opportunity to meet

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Job Board ROI: Measuring what you Manage – Sourcing!

With 2012 fast approaching, I started thinking about resolutions for the new year. We all have our personal resolutions (usually involving fitness and eating healthier) and our work resolutions (achieving goals, being more organized and improving processes). But something I heard David Szary from LEAN Human Capital say at our 2011 user conference really made

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How Does Hiring for Behavior Improve Employee Accountability?

Last week, we had an educational Webinar on achieving a culture of employee accountability in healthcare. Our panelists included Lisa Brock, VP of HR at Overlake Hospital Medical Center, and Dr. Frederick Morgeson, Ph.D., Michigan State University. Lisa spoke about the journey Overlake took, starting in 2002, to achieve greater accountability. In 2002, they ranked

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HR’s Role in Quality and Patient Safety

HealthcareSource recently published an article in ASHHRA’s HR Pulse magazine on the current state of healthcare HR. We also reviewed the responses from the ASHHRA and HealthcareSource HR Initiatives Survey conducted last summer. What caught my attention was an article cited in the article – the AHA research paper Using Workforce Practices to Drive Patient

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Keeping it LEAN – tips for Healthcare HR

Earlier this month, I attended our user conference, Talent Outcomes, in Las Vegas. In addition to meeting our wonderful clients, I got to meet some of the vendors who attended the event, like Universal Background Screening (recently named the #1 background screening vendor in an employee satisfaction survey from HRO Today), AHA Careers, Beyond.com, NAHCR

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A Strategy to Increase Employee Satisfaction in Healthcare

About.com defines employee satisfaction as, “the terminology used to describe whether employees are happy and contented and fulfilling their desires and needs at work. Many measures purport that employee satisfaction is a factor in employee motivation, employee goal achievement, and positive employee morale in the workplace.” Employee dissatisfaction can be a catalyst for major issues

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A Background Check Vendor says “I Do” to an Applicant Tracking System

Judie Goe is the Director of Talent Acquisition and Development at Scottsdale Healthcare. Like all HR departments in healthcare, Judie’s department is very busy and keen on developing efficient processes for managing their “paperwork” so they can focus on more important HR initiatives. With that in mind, I recently interviewed Judie to discuss how Scottsdale

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HR Heroism: Consider Redesigning your Interview Process

Tennis great Arthur Ashe once said, “True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” I like this quote because I think being “heroic” often means taking small steps to improve something for the greater good.

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