Published April 9, 2013
Abe Cano, Therapist Recruiter, WSI Healthcare
I am one of the lucky few that has the ability to place a new graduate with relatively little to no real world experience. Continue
There is often the chance that someone else's candidate with more…
Added by Abe Cano on April 9, 2013 at 10:30pm —
While employers across the nation are grumbling about healthcare reform, you may just end up rejoicing if you are working the healthcare niche.
A recent Staffing Industry Analysts report predicts that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), better known as… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 11, 2013 at 4:23pm —
Healthcare professionals are going to need more than just medical knowledge to get many of today's jobs.
In fact, the most common skill requested in healthcare job ads has little to do with medicine. It's the ability to manage Electronic Medical Records… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 9, 2012 at 8:49am —
As the new school year gets started, it's not just students and teachers getting back into the swing of things. Pediatric therapists also play a vital role in many schools, but you might be surprised to learn how many of those therapists are contractors.
In fact, 90% of the placement revenue earned by recruiting firm PediaStaff comes from contract staffing, according to the firm's Vice President of Recruitment, Keith Adams.… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 30, 2012 at 1:30pm —
There is a huge demand for healthcare professionals as the American population continues to age. To achieve workforce flexibility, many healthcare providers are filling their open positions with contractors. This creates a tremendous opportunity for recruiters who can work this niche.
If you place healthcare contractors, though, you will want to take extra care to qualify healthcare contractors and take steps to protect your firm from liability. Failing to handle… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on July 18, 2012 at 8:30am —
According to a recent article on Kaiser Health News, a new study suggests that the healthcare hiring demand is expected to increase at a faster rate than general employment with a projected “jump of more than 40 percent by 2020.” With this expected increase, how can healthcare HR professionals prepare?… Continue
Added by Karen Bucks on April 19, 2012 at 1:59pm —
This is a sad but true story. In high school I was on the varsity basketball team. We had a very good team ranked in the top 5 in the state. Part of the reason for our success was our coach, who to this day is a mentor to me, and our team chemistry. However, that team chemistry took a shot in the arm on the evening of January 23, 1996 when my teammate Brandon collapsed and died during a game on the court. The loss of Brandon devastated not only our team but the…
Added by Bradford on March 15, 2012 at 12:29am —
A common question we often hear from recruiters is "How do I determine a markup for my contract placement?" Mark-ups are also referred to as multipliers. For those of you who are not familiar with this term, a multiplier is the result of dividing the bill rate by the sum of the pay rate and… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 13, 2012 at 8:49am —
Contract staffing was bright spot for the recruiting industry once again in 2011. As the economy tried to forge ahead, it appeared that many companies shifted their traditional direct-hire placements to contract placements.
As a result, Top Echelon Contracting experienced a 22% increase last year in the number of commercial contractors placed on long-term contract assignments in the technical, professional, and healthcare arenas. This represents 17 years of growth… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 21, 2012 at 4:42pm —
Would you hire this individual? Most of my clients won't. I thought of adding this to the rant forum but thought other RBC members might have experienced similar situations. Perhaps there… Continue
Added by Tim Spagnola on October 6, 2011 at 8:37am —
Healthcare Practitioners are in demand. With many sectors seeing decreased hiring, healthcare is one of the few areas that has seen consistent growth and there aren't any signs that it will slow. The competition for talent is fierce and job ads are being left online longer in the hopes of filling positions. We took a look at the ad age of job listings placed by direct employers to see how long they are staying online.
Over the past 30 days, we saw 165,000 unique healthcare… Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on September 6, 2011 at 1:17pm —
With the unemployment rate still hovering around 9 percent, it may seem like an odd time to talk about worker shortages. But many companies are fearing an upcoming technically skilled worker shortage, and others are already struggling to fill certain positions, according to a recent article by… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 31, 2011 at 4:17pm —
Not only is contracting becoming more popular, it is also becoming more lucrative for contractors.
Citing data from the Yoh Index of Technology Wages, Human Resources Executive Online has reported that hourly wages for skilled temporary workers increased 4.3 percent between last November and December after hitting a… Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 10:53am —
By Karen Bucks, an iCIMS Blogger
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
, the healthcare industry is in for an extraordinary boom in this decade. “Wage and salary employment is expected to increase by 22 percent as compared to an expected 11 percent increase for all other industries combined.” I must say, that’s great if you are job hunting in that industry. The BLS further states,… Continue
Added by Karen Bucks on November 16, 2010 at 11:31am —
It's no secret that there are lots of job boards out there. And depending on whom you talk to they are a valuable vehicle for promotion or a stressful money pit. As an owner of an up and coming niche medical job board BragFolio www.bragfolio.com
I naturally go with the first opinion of value.
Throughout my work day I communicate with numerous recruiters and corporate HR heads who voluntarily offer feedback and of course I receive the unsolicited… Continue
Added by Jeff Stahl on December 15, 2009 at 1:02pm —
There are over 124 million internet job searches monthly with over 2.4 million of those searches for healthcare and medical jobs.
Are healthcare Jobseekers finding your jobs online? Chances are they are not. What is your SEM strategy to drive those jobseekers to your career page? Most companies do not yet have a strategy in place to benefit from the millions jobseekers using the internet to find their next job. We have the ability to drive more traffic to your career page by utilizing our… Continue
Added by Teresa Scholten on September 11, 2009 at 2:13pm —
The Healthcare & Medical Industry - A Safe Career Route
With all the gloom around the current state of the economy and endless reports of unemployment rising month after month, it’s hard to stay optimistic. For those of you who are making career decisions or even transitions, we would like to provide career information on a positive note or what we like to call it Market Metrix
. An industry which easily provides hope and is holding strong throughout these tough… Continue
Added by Jeremy Hatfield on December 24, 2008 at 11:58am —