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Hiring to Improve Retention

The average employee turnover rate for healthcare organizations is 13 percent, as of 2014, according to Compensation Force. If your turnover rates are significantly higher, it’s time to make a change to your candidate selection process. You may be inadvertently choosing people who are clearly a poor fit for the company. Learn how to find […]

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Your recruiter is responsible for the most important aspect of your company — helping you make great hiring decisions. Therefore, it’s very important to maintain a strong relationship with your staffing partner, to ensure they know your business inside and out. Keep adding the right people to your team by putting in the effort to […]

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Many employers make the mistake of focusing solely on technical skills when hiring behavioral health candidates. While these are certainly important, they’re not everything. Soft skills, such as problem solving, communication, teamwork and motivation are just as important. In fact, a 2014 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 77 percent of employers believe soft skills are just […]

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There are a lot of staffing agencies out there to choose from, but they all can’t give you the same quality results. When you choose a niche staffing firm, you’re able to work with a well-connected recruiter who understands your industry as well as you do — or maybe even better. Here are four benefits you’ll […]

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Employee turnover is more than just a hassle — it’s incredibly pricey. It costs between 30 percent and 50 percent of an entry-level employee’s annual salary to replace them, rising to 150 percent for mid-level workers, and an overwhelming 400 percent for executives. If you’ve noticed a steady stream of talent walking out your door, […]

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Competition to hire top healthcare professionals is pretty intense. In fact, there are currently approximately 6,100 Primary Care Healthcare Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), 4,900 Dental HPSAs and 4,000 Mental Health HPSAs. Top talent has their choice of positions, so it’s important to know what they’re looking for in their job search, to ensure they choose […]

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A good online reputation can catapult your company to success by making top talent want to work for you, but a bad one can be detrimental. A total of 83 percent of job seekers use reviews to decide whether or not they want to apply for a job at a company. If you don’t know […]

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Preparing Your Staff for Temporary Help

There’s a lot involved with bringing on temporary support staff, and one important step is ensuring that your existing staff are prepared for the addition. Keeping your staff in the dark about incoming temporary help can foster resentment and ill-will towards both management and the new temps. By informing them of the coming changes, you […]

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Human resources professionals and hiring managers are always facing a number of challenges when it comes to recruitment and hiring.  In today’s business landscape, hiring has become an even bigger issue than before — because employees are the new competitive edge, and more companies are racing to acquire top talent before their competition does. Here […]

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Having a slow hiring process used to be normal for most organizations, particularly when the economy slowed. Many employers took the view that since there were so many candidates to choose from, and a lot of professionals who were desperate for a job, they could take their time filling open positions — and in some […]

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