3 Ways to Develop Effective Healthcare Leaders

Leadership development in healthcare should be an intentional effort that provides current and future leaders the opportunity to learn and grow. It should also advance the organization by focusing on growth, performance, and emotional intelligence and help leaders become more empowered, confident and innovative.

Top 3 Healthcare Performance Management Trends for 2017

The effectiveness of your performance management strategy may be one of the most important facets contributing to your healthcare organization’s long-term success. The fundamental goal is to work together to improve employee efficiency, maximize talent, and assess progress to ensure employees are meeting their objectives and career goals. It’s a continuous process that empowers, inspires and engages employees in ways that foster ongoing learning and improvement, making your people a competitive advantage.

Continuous Feedback and Coaching: Are Annual Reviews Obsolete@f5

The healthcare workplace is rapidly changing and annual performance reviews are no longer considered an effective practice. By implementing continuous feedback and coaching, the pulse of employees and of the entire organization can be collected and evaluated in a more easy and timely manner. For example, healthcare workers are exposed to unique problems every day. Instituting a system of continuous feedback can help improve patient safety by increasing transparency, remediating future issues, and enabling managers to make more proactive and less reactive decisions.

Why a Culture of Continuous Improvement Matters in Healthcare

As Rear Admiral Grace Hopper of the US Naval Reserve so eloquently said, “the most dangerous phrase in the language is, ‘we’ve always done it this way.’” In order to survive in the world, change is necessary because it is the only constant. This remains especially true for healthcare, which is constantly pushed to evolve by changing regulations, an aging workforce, the rise of consumerism, the population health movement, and several other factors affecting the industry.

How to Attract and Retain Generation Z in Healthcare

Any organization that hopes to thrive in today’s marketplace should be actively seeking and engaging younger generations.

Getting the Most Out of Employee Referral Programs in Healthcare

Employee referral programs are a classic tool for building your talent pipeline, and healthcare organizations continue to use them to to find qualified candidates efficiently.

How Employers Can Improve the Interview Process in Healthcare

From the looming retirement of Baby Boomers to the 20 million of Americans newly insured under the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare hiring process has become more challenging than ever.

11 Ideas to Attract Healthcare Talent on Social Media

Social media recruiting can seem like a challenge for healthcare organizations. In a highly regulated environment that values patient privacy, organizations may feel social media marketing carries too many risks to be worth the effort. But social media can deliver recruiting benefits to healthcare organizations as well as any other industry. Here’s how to do it right.

How to Develop a Successful Employer Brand

Nearly 60 percent of respondents in a recent survey state they will be investing more in their employer brand compared to last year.

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2016 NAHCR IMAGE Conference

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the 42nd National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR) IMAGE Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2016, more than ever, it is evident that healthcare recruiters need to integrate new technology and social media in order to attract tomorrow’s talent. This imperative was evident by this year’s opening keynote session, which focused on the use of video as a recruiting tool.

As you review your recruitment processes for the year, consider the following five key takeaways from this year’s NAHCR conference.

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