Hueman RPO Blog

How the Nursing Shortage Puts Patient Safety at Risk

Posted by Derek Carpenter
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Topics: Healthcare

Hues & Perspectives: Improving Retention and Reducing Travelers in Healthcare

Posted by Derek Carpenter

It’s no secret that the healthcare labor market has suffered since the start of the seemingly unending pandemic. Hues & Perspectives, a monthly virtual executive roundtable hosted by Hueman, provides a forum for leaders to discuss their day-to-day HR challenges.

Our sessions unite human resources and talent acquisition leaders from across the country to share best practices and ideate solutions.

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Topics: Healthcare, Recruitment Strategy, Talent Management

Travel Nursing: A Bad Deal for Health Systems and Nurses

Posted by Derek Carpenter

Travel nurses were essential to supplement staffing levels when the patient census surged across the country due to the pandemic. Incentivized by lucrative pay, travel nurses entered high-risk environments where COVID ran rampant.

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Topics: Healthcare, Talent Management

How an RPO Partner Can Help Tackle the Shortage of Nurses

Posted by Sarah Palmer

The nurse shortage has been magnified since the COVID-19 pandemic due to high turnover rates, healthcare demands, and strained working environments. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be close to 200,000 registered nurse openings annually until 2029. A shortage this severe can quickly lead to a national crisis.

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Healthcare

How Employee ‘Float Pools’ Can Assist Healthcare Systems in Crisis

Posted by Derek Carpenter

For many hospitals in early 2021, the roll-out and staffing of the COVID-19 vaccination program fell to the talent acquisition (TA) team. Battling an already struggling workforce and nursing shortage, hospital TA professionals were scrambling to garner the essential business as usual.

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Topics: Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Healthcare, Talent Management

How Millennials are Reforming the Healthcare Industry

Posted by Joe Marino

 

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Topics: Healthcare

How to Reduce Employee Turnover in Your Healthcare Company [eBook]

Posted by Dina DeMarco

For healthcare companies, recruiting and retaining top talent is more crucial than ever before. The industry has quickly become an employee's market, and there are no signs of that changing in the foreseeable future.

Healthcare is adding jobs at a rate almost double that of other industries. This means healthcare employees — whether they're A+ or C- candidates — have plenty of job options to choose from. Workers know their skills are in high demand, and they're not afraid to leave jobs in pursuit of something better.

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Topics: Healthcare, Talent Management

The C-Suite Handbook to Strategic Healthcare Recruitment [eBook]

Posted by Dwight Cooper

The healthcare industry's turnover problem is growing year over year. The pandemic exacerbated the problem with total employee turnover coming in at just under 40 percent in 2021. Nurses are especially tough to retain with RN turnover in 2020 at 34.81 percent. And in 2021? That percentage jumps to 40.45 percent.

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Topics: Healthcare, Recruitment Strategy

How HR Leaders Can Decrease Hospital Costs

Posted by Joe Marino
 
Today, human resource leaders must be proactive in decreasing costs within their healthcare organizations. I sat down with Meadville Medical Center VP of HR, Greg Maras and DeKalb Medical's Executive Director of HR, Cathy Hardin to pick their brains on how they have done just that. 
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Topics: Healthcare, Talent Management

How HR Leaders can reduce average cost of hiring in hospitals

Posted by Joe Marino

Today, human resource leaders must be proactive in decreasing costs within their healthcare organizations. I sat down with Meadville Medical Center VP of HR, Greg Maras and DeKalb Medical's Executive Director of HR, Cathy Hardin to pick their brains on reducing costs and how they have done just that.

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Topics: Healthcare, Talent Management

3 Mistakes Healthcare Recruiters are Making and What it's Costing Your Business

Posted by Dina DeMarco

The hiring practices that lead to high turnover (aka employees leaving the business) in the healthcare industry are avoidable mistakes.

The healthcare sector experiences four times as much employee turnover as other industries, and wallets are hit hard because of it. If your organization is making these three hiring mistakes, consider revising your approach.

1. Underestimating the value of cultural fit:

Culture is a top-three factor for job satisfaction around the globe, and employees who actually care about their culture have a 31 percent lower turnover rate than those who quit to pursue new opportunities.

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Topics: Healthcare, Recruitment Strategy