In healthcare, extended interviewing and thorough hiring processes are both necessary and inevitable. Unfortunately, their importance doesn’t prevent them from taking a toll on those involved — perhaps even causing a few “healthcare hiring headaches” that could contribute to HR burnout. Of course, this really shouldn’t come as a surprise to those of you who work in healthcare.

Employee Engagement: The First 90 Days

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The first 90 days for a new hire are crucial for employee engagement. Candidates join your organization because they’re excited about your opportunity, and a good employee engagement strategy will build on that excitement from day one.

Employee turnover is a costly reality in any industry and retaining top talent in healthcare is particularly challenging and oftentimes problematic. Employee turnover not only has a significant impact on patient satisfaction and treatment outcomes; it also comes at a high price. It is estimated that every percentage point increase in nurse turnover costs an average

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Healthcare employees often feel overworked and underappreciated, which can have a negative effect on patient care and satisfaction. In healthcare it is absolutely essential to establish and nurture a culture of employee engagement. The Advisory Board Company found that 20% of all hospital employees are either disengaged or ambivalent, while 40% are merely content. When lives are on the

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The National Association of Healthcare Recruiters (NAHCR) Board of Directors and Education Committee is now accepting presentations for next year’s IMAGE Conference and we want to hear from YOU! Have you implemented a new talent acquisition initiative or introduced a cutting-edge practice to improve your healthcare organization’s recruitment practices?  If so, please consider submitting a presentation proposal to share

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The healthcare industry is going through a period of significant change. With the adoption of the Affordable Care Act, Baby Boomers aging, and the rapid growth of retail care clinics, the healthcare workforce today is much different than it was even a few years ago. At the same time all these changes are occurring, there is also

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Given the changes occurring in healthcare, including mergers and acquisitions and the shift towards a wellness-based business model, processes must become more standardized and efficient. The key question is how to optimize processes and reinvent what is done in the new healthcare environment. When setting out to accomplish strategic goals, one thing remains constant — your

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The only constant in healthcare is change. To facilitate organizational change — leaders need to take a step back and realize where change really begins: your people. As the CEO of a healthcare talent management solution provider, I regularly discuss organizational development and talent management strategies with healthcare leaders.  From these conversations, I’ve gathered the

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Editorial Note: This is a contributed guest post written by Brian Brazda, Partner at Lean Human Capital & The Recruiter Academy. In his role, Brian lends his expertise in healthcare operations to HR teams by leveraging lean business principles to cut costs, improve productivity, and increase efficiency. To learn more about Lean Human Capital & The Recruiter

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Editorial Note: This is a guest blog post written by Mira Greenland, the Vice President of Sales for CareerArc’s social recruiting division. This post is part one of a series of three blog posts where Mira will offer her unique perspective on how to develop and execute a social recruitment strategy with industry-specific tips for healthcare talent management professionals.

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