Posts in "Employers"

Summer is officially in full swing, and your remote employees have a major case of Zoom fatigue. Despite their commitment to the job, it’s quite obvious they’re feeling the lazy days of the season.  You want your team to enjoy their summer while also remaining productive. This can be a hard balance to strike, but it’s certainly not impossible. Engaged employees work harder — even when […]

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In today’s market, candidates respond to transparent communication. Top talent has their choice of behavioral health jobs, so it’s important to interact with them in an open and honest manner.  People want to learn as much as possible about your company, so they can decide if it’s a place they would thrive. The more information […]

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You need to hire a new employee, but you’re dreading the costs associated with your current screening process. Choosing the right person for the job is extremely important to you, so you don’t want to cut corners, but you’re hoping to find a more efficient approach.  Despite your best intentions, it’s very possible your screening […]

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4 Ways to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process

Let’s face it — your behavioral health team isn’t as diverse as you’d like. This of course, wasn’t intentional, but you know it all leads back to unconscious bias in your hiring process.    You have an open position on your staff right now, but before working to fill it, you want to level the playing field, so […]

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The right person for the job isn’t always actively pursuing new opportunities. Since they’re not combing through employment listings, you have to get creative to connect with them — but they’re worth the extra time and effort.  If you feel like the candidates you’ve been vetting aren’t the best fit for your behavioral health team, it’s time to change your hiring strategy. Finding ways to get […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily changed many aspects of life, including the manner in which mental health care is delivered. Since seeing patients in person has come with serious risks for nearly a year, your practice has probably shifted largely or entirely online.  According to a survey conducted by the American Psychiatric Association, 64% of mental health practices were not […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic turned 2020 upside down — and the behavioral health field wasn’t spared. Practices considered industry-standard a year ago have now been replaced with a new normal as both patients and providers work to adjust.   Thankfully, major strides have been made since the crisis first started, but it took a lot of hard work from everyone involved. Here’s a […]

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No doubt about it, this has been a very strange year. The COVID-19 crisis almost certainly changed the way your behavioral health team functions — and unfortunately, an end to the pandemic isn’t currently in sight. You know this year was rough for your employees, so you want to do what you can to prepare them for 2021, and anything it might bring.  Planning for […]

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It’s been a difficult year, so it might seem like it’s been a long time coming, but the holiday season is finally around the corner. Your staff has endured a lot in the past year, so lift their spirits by doing something special to show your appreciation.  No doubt, this holiday season will be unprecedented. […]

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Deciphering a Neutral Reference Check

After enduring several rounds of interviews and passing a background check, you think you’ve found your next great hire. However, you want to cover all the bases before making an offer.   A reference check is typically one of the last steps of the hiring process, but also one of the most important. Therefore, it can […]

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