The saying goes that it’s not about what you know, it’s about who you know. And when it comes to getting hired, well, we’ve found that there’s some truth to that. Employee referrals continue to be the top source of hires for employers nationwide, accounting for more than 30 percent of overall hires in 2016.
If you are surprised that the hospital industry could take cues from the happiest place on earth, don’t be. These service-oriented, patient-focused tips might have you and staff asking, “What would Mickey do?”
The last thing you want is for a new hire to leave because the fit isn’t right. Behavioral assessments can give you the insights not just to hire well, but also to create plans to retain and engage employees. Learn more.
Stories are highly effective communication tools, partly because they bring a sense of enjoyment. But how can the act of storytelling be applied to your healthcare organization? Find out here.
When you and your team begin to focus on the four key high-performance work practices, you’ll increase employee engagement, improving patient outcomes and safety. Find out how.
Your onboarding process is the first tool that your organization has to retaining talented employees; these 10 tips can help you engage new healthcare graduates from day one.
Summer has begun and healthcare organizations’ clinicians will be taking their much-needed time off in the coming weeks. To comply with patient-staffing ratios and uphold your standards of care, healthcare organizations need to ensure shift coverage when employees are out on vacation. If you don’t plan ahead, managing shift coverage can be a nightmare. Find out what you can do.
Even though there are more than 4 million active nurses in the U.S., healthcare organizations are challenged to fill nurse leadership roles. Nurses need a way to gain the higher levels of education and training required to assume these more demanding leadership positions. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has risen to that challenge. Find out what your organization could do, too.
Nurses Week is a great time to examine if your organization is doing all it can to create an environment where nurses want to work, thrive, and grow their careers. Our Nurse Engagement Toolkit gives healthcare talent management professionals resources for creating a culture and employer brand that will help you continue to attract, source, align, and develop highly engaged nursing teams.
Healthcare recruiters and talent management professionals know that nurses play a vital role across many hospital departments. As the number of patients increases, so does the demand for these essential professionals. To properly understand the challenges you’re facing in attracting, hiring, training, and retaining nurse staff, you need a good understanding of the current and future landscape.