As you probably know, I’ve been around the block a time or two. I have been in the health care staffing industry for a long time and I have garnered my share of wisdom along… Read More »Health Care Staffing: The Top 5 Reasons for Making a Job Change
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Recruit Continuously. Look for great employees while you are out to dinner, at the bank, at the hospital, or at a local hotel. If you find someone you think you’d like to have work for you, give them your card and ask them to give you a call if they are ever interested in making a move. This is a particularly successful with practice. Everyone is a potential candidate!
As the president of a health care executive search firm I have been involved in literally thousands of job searches and placements during my career. Most people understand the role of an executive recruiter. We do not find jobs for people, we find people for jobs.
Consider that most of the time, we get what we pay for. Not just in the case of goods and services, but in human capital. Sometimes we cheat ourselves by “cheaping out” and paying less- but then we are prone to receive an inferior product or service. The same can be said with stellar and im-pactful employees.
If you’re a candidate, this article is not for you (or did you not read the title?) If you’re an employer the following information is critical to your success. There is only one reason why… Read More »For Employers Only: It’s About You, No Matter What.
Micro-managing is a vital part of an employer’s job. An employee’s work environment is not a popularity contest. It’s about successfully fulfilling the ongoing tasks at hand in the way in which you as the employer sees fit.
Some people work better if they are micro-managed and are held accountable all day long. Other’s do not need as much hand holding but nonetheless, micro-managing assures you that a job is getting done the way that you want it done.
If there is a legitimate reason why the interviewing process needs to take a long time, then it is incumbent upon the employer to communicate, communicate and communicate! We are living in the digital age so an easy email is all that is really necessary to communicate intent but why not pick up the phone and give it a personal touch?
“Do it right, the first time” is one of the most profound sages of advice that anyone could ever receive. It is essential that a health care organization in need of critical staff to use a… Read More »Health Care Recruiters: Getting it Right The First Time
It’s probably the most uncomfortable moment during an interview. It’s the exact moment when an employer knows that the candidate is not the right fit, for whatever reason. For most employers that moment can be within the first 5 minutes of an interview.