All Blog Posts Tagged 'Healthcare' (28)

Healthcare Recruitment: Challenges and the Road Forward

Healthcare recruiters face their share of some unique recruiting challenges.  With the passing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act, recruiters know that they will continue to have an increasing volume of patients coming their way.  With advances in medicine and science, people are living longer than…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on June 30, 2015 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Leadership in Healthcare Recruiting - Seeking Individual Feedback on Leadership Behaviors (Quick Survey Below)

As a recruiter and graduate student, I had a number of questions on the state of recruiting (filling jobs) within the Healthcare industry. These questions were condensed to focus on just what leadership behaviors are experienced and preferred by employees interviewing and filling certain jobs and roles within hospital, medical, physician, or healthcare organizations. In addition to my own experience, I am reaching out to collect feedback and a better understanding of healthcare recruitment…

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Added by NZinga Rasberry, M.A. on January 29, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Where to Find Talent for US News' Best Jobs

US News released their best jobs of 2015. To determine their findings they referred to the jobs that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicted to have the…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 15, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Healthcare Is in Need of Tech Talent

Technology is becoming increasingly important in healthcare. Electronic health records, payment models, consumer health applications, radiology barcoding applications, patient portals (which are intended to facilitate communication among providers, patients and healthcare organizations), telehealth, wearables, and robotics are just some examples of technological advancements being used by healthcare organizations and patients. IT professionals in healthcare are required to analyze,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 9, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments

Best and Worst Places to Find Healthcare Talent

Demand for healthcare jobs continues to rise. Since July 2009, the number of jobs posted online increased 40%, according to data from WANTED…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Training in Electrocardiogram Offers a Better Career for the Students

The leading cause of death in America every year is cardio vascular disease. Approximately 2500 Americans die every day because of the coronary vascular disease. Electrocardiograph, a small machine, can trace a person’s heart’s activity and is essential to identify any abnormalities. So, the machine is able to diagnose cardio vascular disease and save life.

The Electrocardiogram or the ECG courses are designed for students who are already in the healthcare sector or are planning to…

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Added by Daniel Smith on September 2, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

Are Top Paying Jobs Harder or Easier to Recruit?

If you're recruiting for a high salaried job, is it likely to be easier or more difficult to fill? A high salary may be considered an attractive incentive for some candidates. However, if there is a smaller talent supply, barriers to entry, or the job is commonly known to be stressful, it may become more challenging to find qualified candidates. …

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 19, 2014 at 10:14am — No Comments

Google Glass Appearing in Job Ads

Google Glass's revolutionary technology has created a lot of buzz from supporters and opponents of the device. "Explorers," a term used for Glass users, tout its convenience, while opponents highlight its invasion of privacy and its impracticality. No matter what side of the fence your opinions are on,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on June 26, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Hardest-to-Fill Healthcare Jobs

The rapid growth in demand for Registered Nurses, the competition for talent, and the shortage of workers in this profession make this a healthcare job that's known to be hard-to-fill. However, there are other healthcare positions that actually rank as harder to fill on the WANTED Analytics Hiring Scale. Our…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on June 19, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Australian Healthcare Demands Remain Unmet

Australia is entering a critical era where health care professionals are more in demand than ever before. This is greatly attributed to Australia’s aging, increasing and expanding population, therefore there is significant demand on a more prominent approach to the health care systems, which is currently crying out in desperation for an increase in healthcare professionals staff across all sectors. Health care professionals are in dire demand in both preventative…

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Added by Simon Hopes on June 3, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

March Madness Continues - Which Colleges Have the Most Healthcare Candidates?

As NCAA's March Madness continues, so does our competition to see which colleges or universities have the most candidates for in-demand fields. Today, we're analyzing demand for healthcare jobs and which colleges or universities have the largest number of graduating healthcare candidates.

According…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on March 27, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Why I love new grads

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.

There is often the chance that someone else's candidate with more…

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Added by Abe Cano on April 9, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

How Obamacare Could Increase the Demand for Healthcare Contractors

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…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 11, 2013 at 4:23pm — No Comments

More Healthcare Jobs Require Electronic Medical Record Experience

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…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 9, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments

Pediatric Therapists Headed Back to School as Contractors

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.…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

11 Things You Should Do if You Place Healthcare Contractors

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…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on July 18, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Revitalizing Healthcare Recruitment

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?…

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Added by Karen Bucks on April 19, 2012 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Excellence accepts no excuses

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…

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Added by Bradford on March 15, 2012 at 12:29am — No Comments

How Do I Determine a Mark-Up for a Contract Placement?

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…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 13, 2012 at 8:49am — 1 Comment

What are the Hottest Industries for Contract Staffing?

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…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 21, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments

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